Helping you find a career in food & drink
All you need to know about the food and drink industry
Over half a million people in the UK work within the food and drink industry with many roles across processing, production and distribution. Have you ever thought of the full process of getting a product from ‘farm to fork', as it is commonly referred to in the industry?
Food and drink is an incredibly valuable sector within the UK and a key pillar in the manufacturing industry. The industry has a much wider range of roles available than initially spring to mind. It relies on creative scientists to come up with new and delicious foods, potentially farmers to grow the food, manufacturing managers who control production, then the marketing, sales and logistics to tie everything together.
You can work within food and drink through most typical business roles too, such as HR, finance, quality control and management. No matter what your skillset is, you will be able to find a role to suit you within this industry and there are many routes in.