Your Food Job Careers

  • If you are thinking about taking a position within the food industry, you might just come across Bakkavor, a huge company within the UK food business sector...

  • When you are part of the fast-moving food industry, it’s important to keep up with the latest trends and news within your sector. That is why you can find information services such as the BCIS, which is run by the Association of Cereal Food Manufacturers (ACFM) to provide information to those involved in the industry...

  • If you’re considering a career in the food industry, choosing the perfect place for you is the vital first step in achieving your degree and gaining experience within the competitive food environment.

  • Choosing a University can be a difficult choice, particularly as you are not only looking at the subject you wish to study, but also the perfect place to move to and live your student life....

  • If you want to have an impact on the future development of food and beverage products, then going the food technology route is definitely a great way to do it. As a food technologist, you will be testing and developing new ideas...

  • If you are looking for sales and commercial food jobs, then you need to know about business development. This is a key role which allows you to take the business further, making partnerships which will help to drive revenue or distribution, or enhance the product that the business sells...

  • Families are now buying posher food, from whole lobster to souffle and wagyu beef. This is partly thanks to supermarkets like Lidl and Iceland who are stocking high end frozen goods at lower prices.

  • The battle against obesity is one that they cannot afford to lose in Scotland. Looking at healthcare costs and the rate of mortality in certain age groups, his claim is that sugar-heavy and unhealthy diets are crippling Scotland.

  • Around the world GM is considered a dirty word—less a solution to a problem and more a sign of man's hubris and meddling in nature. Many scientists have argued that the current restrictions on the proliferation of GM crops are not based in science or fact but rather due to political reasons...

  • Over the past decade the number of Vegans has grown by more than 360%, a boom that represents both a shift in eating habits and a significant market to be tapped into by the food industry.

  • A staggering 1.9 million tonnes of food is wasted in the UK every single year, with much of the waste occuring before it even reaches homes of consumers....

  • Considering the fact that the UK enjoys some of the finest tapwater on the planet, the inexorable rise of bottled water in this country is something of a mystery at first glance...

  • The impending demise of over 11,000 recipes currently held on the BBC website has galvanised the British public more than any internecine warfare over EU membership....

  • The use of fictional farms on meat and poultry labelling that has people taking a step back.

  • Children are always going to want to eat things that are bad for them—sweets, junk food, frozen food—all solid favourites amongst kids. For several years now HFSS foods have been restricted from advertising directly to children, principally on television but not online...

  • The most emotive issue in UK politics right now is centred around potential 'Brexit' and the decision over whether to stay within the EU or not and according to an NFU series of studies, there are several possible outcomes for farming and food prices should the UK leave the EU.

  • What used to be a last resort is now being used by more and more people. The sad reality of the growing number of poor in the UK is that food banks have been under increasing pressure to provide food for people...

  • According to official figures, 3.5 million children are so overweight they are in danger of developing diabetes. But it was revealed in the news that more than a million children are still receiving lunches with poor nutritional content.

  • It has become a generally accepted fact of life that we need to do more to preserve our environment for future generations. one of the problems of mass-producing food is an over-reliance on certain foods and certain types of foods.

  • The Danish Food Cluster is looking at changing the food supply chain and the way the public consumes food. They are calling it "The Health Vision".