It’s goes without saying that food and drink are important to us, but beyond what we need to survive people invest a lot in enjoying their food and drink. This means there is an enormous number of possible careers available at all stages of the food production cycle, from farm to fork. You could work in a factory preparing food, a butcher shop or bakery selling fresh food or as a chef in a high-end restaurant, devoting immense care and skill to the preparation of meals.
With consumers developing a taste for a broader range of foods, the market for specialist and artisan producers has expanded.
People who work in this sector are generally very social, engaging in fast paced shift work where they’re on their feet often.
The sector is thriving at all stages of the production cycle, this is creating opportunities whether your chosen career path is farming, food production, becoming a chef or entering wholesale.