The food and drink industry is full exciting opportunities for those who want a worthwhile career that is rewarding, interesting, exciting as well as being well paid.
There are many areas within the food industry:
- Marketing and communications
- Nutrition and well-being
- Research & design
- Food science
- Product development
And so many more!
Being the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, there is never a reason to not apply for something you are passionate about. It helps to develop and innovate some of the best brands of the UK.
Research has found that employees working within the food industry and are one the happiest in that career path – they stay in their industry far longer than the average of any other job. The reason is because each day is different and it allows the opportunity to gain new skills and progress all the time.
Some of the skills you learn whilst in the food industry:
- Problem solving
- Logical thinking
- analytical approach
- amazing communication skills
- teamwork building
- leadership skills
When working within the food industry, it is required by law to receive supervision and training in food hygiene – it enables them to actively handle food safely. This will be done when working within the food industry and you will always have this certificate – if you were to change sectors.