Careers in food and drink
A career in the Scottish food and drink industry offers varied opportunities, good pay, exciting prospects and a bright future.
The Scottish food and drink industry is made up of lots of different companies
from major global brands through to small iconic companies. To maintain its
success, the industry needs a lot more people to help innovate and develop new
products to meet the needs of our customers and make changes to existing
make them healthier, tastier and more exciting.
A World of Opportunities
Food science, marketing, IT, engineering, new product development, research,
analysis, operational efficiency, microbiology, sustainability, procurement,
PR, logistics, all of these and many more careers are all on offer within the
food and drink industry.
View our career case studies and career films to find out more.
Food and drink resources for schools and industry
Through our schools work - A Future in Food, we promote the variety of food and drink careers on offer and bring together
schools and industry to help deliver the curriculum by using food as a context
for learning. Many resources and ideas are available for teachers to use in
plans and for industry to use when working with schools.
Last reviewed: 30 Nov 2016