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2018: The Year of Engineering


Engineers from the food and drink industry are encouraged to team up with government and hundreds of industry partners to support the Year of Enginee…

Bellisimo! Catering Students Get Inspired


Talented trainee chefs from Coleg Menai's catering department have taken on Italy's most famous export recently, in a bid to win Glanbia Che…

Invest in Skills : Invest in Growth


A new skills strategy is to be launched later this week as leading figures from the food and drink industry seek to boost skills and attract the next…

Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance Launch - Wales


Wales has a recognised shortage of skills in food and drink and this shortage is at Technician level as well as at Degree level. The purpose of this…

Invest in Skills : Invest in Growth


You are invited to join the Food & Drink Wales Industry Board and the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to hear about plans…

Packaging Standard


We are currently developing a new degree level apprenticeship standard – Packaging Professional. The development was initially started by the Food &a…

Survey closing soon: Technology use in the Food Industry - Research Project


The NSAFD are currently working as part of a project consortium to do some research into new technologies in the food and drink sector. Along with…

Scottish food and drink companies set to triumph as Excellence Awards launch for 2018


The Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards have today (Tuesday 9 January) opened for entries from businesses and individuals in Scotland who are…

Mapping Skills Needs and Supply in the Dairy Sector


How to close the skills gaps between the suppliers and the demanders of the European dairy sector? This question is a major concern among dairy stakeh…

You're Invited to Invest in Skills - Llandudno, 08.02.2018


You are invited to join the Food & Drink Wales Industry Board and the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to hear about plans…