Following TV programmes such as David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet II’, the environmental concerns of food packaging have become a key issue for food manufacturers, some of whom have pledged to make their packaging more eco-friendly.
However, the food and drink industry faces a problem; there is just not the available talent within the sector to achieve this, as historically the packaging industry has relied on talent from overseas. As such there needs to be a drive to train up new packaging professionals within the industry.
Recently our Justine Fosh, group CEO of the NSAFD and OAL, spoke on this very issue to Institute of Apprentices.
Click here to read the full interview: https://apprenticeships.blog.gov.uk/2018/11/01/new-packaging-apprenticeship-will-offer-opportunities-to-join-the-industry-at-a-key-time-in-its-history/