The Braw Lunch-Brake Challenge

The Braw Lunch-Brake Challenge

The Braw Lunch-Brake Challenge challenged primary 5, 6 and 7 pupils from across Scotland to create an innovative new dish – which includes local Scottish produce - for their school dinner.

The final challenge took place on 12 June 2018 at City of Glasgow College. St Ninians RC Primary in West Lothian won the competition with their Hamelujah and Eggtastic Pie. Congratulations to all those that applied and to the finalists – standards were very high this year.

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 family businesses. 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 products to 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, law, 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 career resources

Through our skills initiative - A Future in Food, we work with industry and partners to promote the variety of careers in food and drink. We have many free resources that can be used in the classroom and at careers events.

FDF Scotland promoting career opportunities to Further and Higher Education Institutions

Responding to requests from our members, FDF Scotland is testing a new service to help the food and drink industry recruit new employees for work placement, internship and employment opportunities. Food and drink companies can fill out a form to advertise directly to students in further or higher education. FDF Scotland will then send directly to colleges and universities across Scotland that specialise in food and drink and engineering courses.


Last reviewed: 25 Sep 2018