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UK workshop encourages students into engineering sector

28 March 2013

Food Processing is proud to announce that the National Centre for Food Manufacturing, University of Lincoln, is hosting a Young Learners’ Workshop, entitled Appetite for Engineering taking place on Wednesday 24 April 2013.

Food Processing organised the event to encourage young people to see engineering as a potential career opportunity in the food and drink industries. 

The facilities at the Holbeach Campus allow first hand experience of how engineers work within the food industry. Large food and engineering companies will be at the event to help young learners associate engineering with well known household names, including Festo, ABB, Britvic, GE and Samworth Brothers. 

Appetite for Engineering will encourage, educate and inspire young people to consider an engineering career in the food and drink industry - starting through work placement, university/further education, degree courses or apprenticeships. 

To help get the message across - that food and drink is an exciting and dynamic industry to work in – the trade journal Food Processing has planned this experimental student workshop day at Holbeach.
AM or PM sessions available 
10.00 – 12.00 

Workshop target group? 
Year 9 students and above


To book a place email Sue Long at

Upon receipt of the provisional booking form we will then confirm if places are available for your preferred slot as the event is running on a first come first served basis. 
Additional numbers may be available nearer the time if we know additional places are required.  

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