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Food and Drink Career Expo coming to BT Murrayfield

14 September 2017 

Fancy a career in food and drink but not sure what options are available? Then why not come along to BT Murrayfield on 14 September and learn about the process from farm to fork.

Skills Development Scotland are sponsoring the Food and Drink Career Expo organised by College Development (CDN) and which takes place during Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight.

With careers including Engineering, Science and Product Development and Production, Scotland's Food and Drink industry is currently worth over £16.5 billion.

With around 27,000 jobs emerging from the sector between now and 2030, come and find out how you can get involved one of Scotland's fastest growing industries.

There will be the opportunity to browse over 25 innovative and dynamic industry and education exhibitors, a genuinely interactive experience with the chance to get a feel for the different jobs that exist within food and drink. Try your hand at extracting DNA from strawberries or take part in a short Mandarin lesson and learn the link between languages and the food sector.

Gerry McBride, Strategic Relations Manager - Food & Drink at SDS, said: "The Food and Drink Career Expo provides the perfect opportunity for those considering a career in the sector to find out what opportunities there are - and I'm sure many people will be surprised at the range.

"At SDS we are always keen to raise the profile of the food and drink sector and to attract - and retain - new talent.  Whether you're a school or college student, a teacher or lecturer, an employer or simply have an interest in finding out more about Scotland's Food and Drink sector this event is for you."

For information on the career opportunities and possibilities available in this fast-growing industry sector don't miss out - find out more here.

Source - The Skills Development Scotland website