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FDF Event - Automation and Digitalisation in the Food and Drink Industry


Join FDF and speakers for this one-day event exploring the role of automation and digitalisation in our sector. We will cover the big issues facing th…

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…

What is an apprenticeship standard?


Words from the Institute for Apprenticeships

Fresh packaging talent sought with apprenticeship


A group of industry professionals including large multinationals and SMEs have formed a “Trailblazer Apprenticeship Development Group”. Chaired by Bru…

Apprenticeship Minimum Wage – a reminder to businesses


The national minimum wage for apprentices will rise from April 2018, from £3.50 to £3.70 an hour.

NSAFD welcomes new member to their Employer Services Network


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

Help us develop curriculum for a Masters/MBA programme


We are starting work with Muller and Bakkavor on a project to develop curriculum for a specifically contextualised Masters/MBA programme for the food…

What is an apprenticeship?


Words from the Institute for Apprenticeships.

Food and drink industry in ‘pledge’ to boost skills


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…

You're invited to the Food & Drink Engineering Apprenticeship Summit, 19th April 2018


This summit is sponsored by PPL Training.