Welcome to Chilled Education
Everything you Need to Know about a Career in the Chilled Food Sector
Passionate about food? Is Science and Technology your thing? Looking for a career with a 'Buzz'?
Then how about using your science to feed the nation? You could be using your skills to decide what we eat, how it looks and assuring it's tasty, nutritious and safe.
Chilled food is exciting, dynamic and high profile. Over £10,000 million is spent on chilled prepared food in the UK every year, having doubled in the last decade. Our market's value growing at 5% a year and is set to expand further. As a result there's an urgent demand for high calibre students and graduates, particularly with science-based qualifications.
Currently there are an estimated 200 science degree-requiring vacant roles in the sector.
A career in chilled food offers hundreds of exciting opportunities from attractive salaries and continuing professional development to international travel. And it's never boring. Every role counts and every day is different!
The Chilled Food Association (CFA), the people behind Chilled Education, represents some of best-known UK chilled food manufacturers. Its members supply major retailers with foods ranging from sandwiches to prepared salads, chilled prepared meals and desserts.
Whether you're a student, teacher or already in the industry this site has something for you, including information on chilled careers, free bespoke teaching resources and information on the UK chilled food manufacturing industry