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
Source - The Skills Development Scotland