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Calling industry experts – apprentices need your help


The new apprenticeship standards now include end-point assessments at the end of the apprenticeship. Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) are now seekin…

The UK’s first Master Fishmongers are certified


Excellence amongst Fishmongers was recognised this week with the inaugural awards ceremony for the coveted accolade of Master Fishmonger.

Updatest, new testing technologies for the food sector


In 2016, the food and drink manufacturing and processing (FDMP) industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the EU. It comprises more than 285,000…

Beyond Brexit: Future-proofing food and drink in Scotland


Food and drink is a phenomenal Scottish success story, with aspirations to double in size to a £30 billion industry by 2030. But is it ready for the c…

Sign the Tasty Careers Wales Pledge


The creation of an industry pledge forms a key part of the Skills Plan for the Welsh food and drink industry. Specifically the strategic aim is to imp…

An exciting opportunity to engage with the new Senior Leaders Master’s Degree Apprenticeship for your senior leaders


We have been working with Muller, Bakkavor and Associated British Foods on a project to develop a curriculum for the Senior Leaders Master’s Degree ap…

Foundation Apprenticeship in Food and Drink Technologies


A new Foundation Apprenticeship in Food and Drink Technologies is now available in Scotland and will help young people gain valuable work experience a…

Verner Wheelock Expands with Acquisition of Ethical Audit Company


One of the UK’s leading independent food industry training consultancies has acquired a well-respected ethical auditing company.

NSAFD’s Food & Drink Engineering Summit Fully Booked


NSAFD’s Food & Drink Engineering Summit, sponsored by PPL Training, is now completely fully booked.

NSAFD welcomes new Member to their Employer Services Network


The NSAFD would like to welcome Lyons Seafoods as the newest member of their Employer Services Network.