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In this section, you’ll find examples of how we’ve helped wide-ranging organisations to improve their operations and profitability.
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Apprentices are helping us future-proof our workforce
We spoke to Richard Taylor, Technical Manager at Co-op Food to find out how recruiting apprentices have positively impacted their department and allowed them to stay ahead of the curve.
Working at Co-op Food as a degree apprentice
Read about Caitlin’s experience working as a Food Technologist at Co-op Food. She enrolled on our Technical Degree Apprenticeship Programme in 2021 after finding an opportunity that allowed her to kick-start her career in the food industry.
“We want to nurture young talent for the future.”
We spoke to Julie Harris, L&D Business Partner in Operations and Early Careers at Premier Foods to find out what impact apprentices have made on their business.
How a placement at Pizza Hut helped Maria experience a slice of worklife
Pizza Hut has been taking our food and nutrition students on work placements for many years. Here, a student talks about the benefits of these placements.
NCEFE helps local business Henderson’s Relish with global expansion
Find out how we've helped Henderson’s Relish, based in Sheffield, reach new global markets.
“As a woman in a red dress in a room full of men in suits, people will remember you.”
Daniela Orrego is the co-founder of Loro Crisps, which sells Colombian plantain crisps to people and businesses around the world.
“My advice to female entrepreneurs? Act like the barriers aren’t there.”
Natalia Welch is the founder of Pura Panela, selling the Colombian sugar alternative panela around the world.
How we've supported Britvic to develop their packaging
We've worked with Britvic to help overcome issues with their current packaging.
The student idea that could change casual dining
Hiring placement students helped Barnsley Council revolutionise its hospitality offer.
Helping a local business go global
Maxons have been making sweets in Sheffield since 1885. With our help, they have been able to develop an exciting new brand for a global market.