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Appetite for Skills: 2013 dates unveiled

03 May 2013

The dates and venues for Food Processing’s Appetite for Skills initiatives have been announced, following the success of the recent event at Holbeach Campus, University of Lincoln.

The events aim to encourage young people to view engineering as a valid career opportunity within the food and drink industries. 

Appetite for Skills’ Peter Whitfield explained: “With an annual turnover of more than £70billion, the food and drink sector has continued to grow throughout the recession. However, there is a critical skills gap in the industry, particularly in engineering. The sector needs young people with a passion for STEM subjects to consider the opportunities of an engineering career within this exciting sector.”

Dates and venues for 2013 
Thursday July 4: Nottingham University
TBA: Sheffield Hallam University
Wednesday November 20: Wigan University Technology College
Thursday November 28: Reaseheath Technical College, Cheshire

For more details, contact FPEditor@imlgroup.co.uk


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