University of Lincoln

Published on: 11 Dec 2014

Lincoln Uni LogoThe University of Lincoln’s first building was opened in 1996 by Her Majesty the Queen. Since then, it has been climbing up the University League tables and establishing a local & international reputation for quality of teaching. As much as 91% of Graduate’s from the University of Lincoln gained employment or further study within six months!

Offering flexible, part-time and distance learning, the University of Lincoln provides a Food Manufacturing course perfect for those already working within the food industry. This is ideal for professionals who wish to further their educational knowledge of the industry but need to juggle between current employment & family life. They understand the ever-changing nature of the food industry so have tailored this degree to fit!

If you have recently graduated for the University of Lincoln and are searching for your next career in the food industry, click to see all Graduate jobs in Lincolnshire

Living in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is located in the East Midlands and is England’s second largest County. With a vast array of captivating scenery and landscapes, interesting heritage and culture, Lincolnshire is a popular destination for tourists across the UK, especially Yorkshire & the East Midlands.

As some of the most well-known seaside resorts are found on Lincolnshire’s coast, it is also a common place for family holidays. With funfairs and rides, sandy beaches, and a stunning coastal line it’s a perfect place to enjoy to summer holidays!

Marry the above with museums, local pubs & friendly laid back people, Lincolnshire seems a good place to escape the hustle and bustle of major cities.

What’s going on in Lincolnshire?

Markets, everyone loves going to markets! With there being lots of agricultural land in Lincolnshire, fresh farm grown produce can be found at nearly every market held! As markets are becoming more and more popular, you can also expect to find vintage clothing, hand crafted gifts, second hand goods – basically anything! Most of Lincolnshire’s markets date back 100’s of years and have traditional value so are a time where towns can get together and celebrate this.

SO Festival takes place in Skegness and is a collaboration of the arts, theatre, dance and performance. Thousands of visitors join together and celebrate the culture of arts with visual arts, street dance, expressional dance, theatre and world-class performances available to view

Lincolnshire has a lot going on and a great night life so there is always something for Graduates to do on the weekends!

Food Manufacturing Companies in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is predominantly agricultural land which explains the enormous amount of Fresh Produce companies who reside there! South Lincolnshire has soil which is particularly rich in nutrients, resulting in vegetables such as potatoes, cabbages, cauliflowers, and onions being grown there. Wheat, barley, sugar beet, and rapeseed oil are also common produce.

After reading the above, it’s no surprise that Lincolnshire is a gold mine for Food manufacturing companies with leading manufacturers such as Greencore, Premier Foods, Freshtime, JDM Group and Moy Park all having sites there. Bakkavor Group have a total of 6 sites in Lincolnshire, providing many Graduates jobs in Lincolnshire.

As well as Fresh Produce, you can also find major fish companies on the coast in North East Lincolnshire. Grimsby is home to approximately 500 food related companies and is a town strongly linked to the fish industry. 70% of the UK’s fish processing industry is located in Grimsby, this includes leading manufacturers such as Coldwater Seafood, 5 Star Fish, Sealord (Europe) and many more.

To find food jobs in Lincolnshire, visit and tailor your search to find jobs specific to you!