Food and Drink Industry Expo


FDF Scotland is supporting College Development Network's event which will highlight the career opportunities available in this fast growing industry sector.

Scotland’s food and drink industry is worth over £14 billion. With around 27,000 jobs emerging from the sector between now and 2030, it needs a stream of new, skilled, enterprising and adaptable entrants for all parts of its supply chain – which includes careers in:

  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Design and innovation
  • Product development and production.

Who should attend

  • School and college pupils and students
  • Teachers and lecturers
  • Employers
  • Anyone with an interest in Scotland’s food and drink sector.


  • Find out about the diverse range of careers within the food and drink supply chain
  • Engage with producers, suppliers, manufactures, entrepreneurs and educational bodies committed to inspiring the next generation of food and drink industry professionals
  • Listen to a range of industry leaders and take part in interactive sessions that will bring the industry to life
  • Hear about innovation for our agriculture and fishing sectors
  • Learn about the science of minimising waste while producing new healthy products
  • Watch skills demonstrations preparing and presenting food for global export as well as in our own top restaurants and hotels
  • Learn about Environmental and sustainable issues.

Find out more and register here