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Student & Graduate members


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Connecting you with aspirational young people to ensure a sustainable food future

Helping to put the right people at the centre of your business

Did you know?

A third of the workforce is due to retire by 2024, leaving the industry facing a shortage of about 140,000 recruits

Food Matters Careers supports HR & Talent Managers in connecting students & graduates within their companies

Our growing student & graduate community is ready to meet you

They specialise in a range of different disciplines:
  • Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science 
  • Culinary / Product Development
  • Business / Marketing 
  • Science / Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Environmental / Agriculture
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Connect with our student community

Food Matters Careers Week
23-25 November 2021

Provides you access to our thriving community of students and graduates

We need more bravery from our leaders in the future to rip up the traditional approaches that we are seeing in the food industry.

Cian Short, Early Careers Manager, Bakkavor

Become a Member

Present your business as an attractive place to work.

Create connections with the growing student and graduate community.

Share knowledge and expertise and play your part in creating a better future for food.

Join Food Matters Careers Week and ongoing events.

Our Industry Members include


Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food (FPF) in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are the market leaders in our core product categories of Meals, Pizza and Bread, Salads and Desserts in the UK, supplying all the major supermarkets.


Döhler are a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. Döhler’s integrated approach and the broad product portfolio are the optimal basis for innovative and safe food & beverage applications. The product portfolio of natural ingredients ranges from natural flavours, natural colours, health ingredients, pulses &…

Moy Park

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies, Northern Ireland’s largest private sector business and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers. Our Moy Park graduate programme offers an outstanding learning and development programme which CREATES fantastic opportunities for graduates to GROW their careers in a fast paced…

Planet Organic

Planet Organic Ltd is a specialist food retailer, operating in the organic and natural food sector and offers consumers the opportunity of a specialist one stop shop in a mini supermarket format and online via The company, which was founded by Renee Elliott in November 1995, currently trades from seven locations in London: Notting Hill, Tottenham Court Walk,…

Artisan Bread Organic

A multi award-winning bakery including ‘Most Supportive to Nutrition Health Professionals’ by The Institute for Functional Medicine & ‘World Bread Awards’. Since 2014 we are a purely gluten-free organic bakery. We mainly sell online with some export. We enjoy the support of around 6000 regular customers. We have enquiries from all over the world and new opportunities can be…

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