Imaginative Teaching Resources & Inspirational Career Ideas from the Chilled Food Industry
We’ve been talking to students and graduates to get their work placement experiences. Their stories give a real flavour of life in chilled food manufacture. And they report that it’s tasting good! Food Science undergraduate Bethany Morris talks about her chilled placement at Samworth Brothers (video). Undergraduates Samantha Cole, Harnaak Purewal, Josh Stapleford, Rachael Stothard and Kirsten Webster talk about life with 2 Sisters Food Group (2SFG) and Atif Allam, microbiology undergraduate, shares his placement experiences at Moy Park.
You can also hear from Food Science Graduates Karen Han, Leonard Barnes, Elliott and Lewis Chadley, Ellie Davenport and Rosie Wallace; Applied Biology Graduate Craig Darby and Business & Sport Graduate Leon Smith. Lizzie Goodman, Tessa Herbert, Loretta Hood and Tanya Muzembe talk about life as Technical Graduates with Greencore. Danielle Hibbert shares her experience of working in Natures Way Foods. And Stephen Pym report on life on the Graduate Management Trainee Programme at Moy Park.
Meanwhile ‘A’ Level student Christopher Aitcheson put his numbers skills to good use during his placement with 2SFG. And Alice Gosling tells how she found her career inspiration in the University of Nottingham’s Food Science Summer School. We also talk to Megan Afford, Quality Auditor at Moy Park, and Matty Desforges and Charlie Gresswell from Melton Foods about their apprenticeship paths into the chilled food industry..
Click on the links below to find out more about each of the students and graduates experiences
talks about her placement at Samworth Brothers (video)
explains how her passion for food is developing into a career in chilled.
is making the most of his opportunities.
explains how his ‘real world’ experience with 2SFG has turned into a real job.
explains how her work placement brought real job satisfaction.
has enjoyed the challenge of problem solving in a fast moving environment.
enjoyed a work placement that developed her skills and widened her experience.
talks about life as a Food Science graduate.
talks about life with Greencore and the wealth of opportunities on offer.
enjoys the flexibility of his career options offered by his Applied Biology degree.
describes how a non-science degree has opened up a whole new world in food.
talks about her steep learning curve with Greencore.
discovered a keen interest in statistics during his placement with 2SFG.
started his chilled career with Greencore in 2016. He’s enjoying the variety chilled offers.
is learning, travelling and relishing the experiences in Natures Way Foods.
followed a slightly different route into chilled to find her ideal job.
is sampling the many opportunities open to her as a Technical Graduate.
was inspired by a Food Science Summer School and looks forward to an exciting career in chill.
is enjoying life as a Technical Graduate.
is planning to turn her interest in microbiology into an exciting career.
is living her own ‘Food Unwrapped’!
is using his passion for investigation and Microbiology while gaining valuable food industry experience.
is fascinated by the science of food, and also the engineering side and process development.
is sucessfully following the apprenticeship route into the industry.
is finding the degree apprenticeship route into chilled food a perfect fit.
is sharing her top tips for anyone considering a degree apprenticeship.