See Inside Manufacturing - Who took part in 2012?
Food and drink manufacturing companies who took part in BIS See Inside manufacturing 2012.
The UK's largest supplier of pre-packed hard cheese and home to iconic Kerrygold
butter and Pilgrims Choice and MU cheese brands ran a cookery competition with
local high school students at its Leek site.
For further information: Adam's Foods website.
Producer of frozen foods and catering solutions, apetito hosted a visit from a
local school at its Trowbridge site. The visit included a tour of apetito's
factory and a tasting hosted by the company's development chefs.
For further information: apetito website.
Britvic hosted a series of professional development days for teachers in its
factories in London (Beckton), Leeds and Norwich. Attendees got the chance to
the factory and meet with staff to discuss opportunities for teachers and
in their local areas.
Britvic also ran enterprise workshops for young people currently "not in
education, employment, or training" (NEETs).
For further information: Britvic learning zone.
At Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) dedicated education centres, students got to see
inside state of the art manufacturing site and meet CCE employees, giving them
the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the 'world of
work' and make connections between what they learn in the classroom and
business and manufacturing practice.
For further information: Coca-Cola Enterprises Education Centres.
The maker of leading brands such as Green Giant, Old El Paso and Häagen-Dazs,
hosted two students as part of See Inside Manufacturing. Students got to meet
staff from across the business to learn more about the different career
opportunities in food and drink manufacturing.
Ginsters of Cornwall
Ginsters of Cornwall ran an open day for teachers and careers advisors at its
site in Callington.
The day helped teachers and advisors find out more about opportunities and job
roles, and to talk to a range of people working in the business about their
and career paths. It also offered them the opportunity to make long term
sustainable links with Ginsters.
For more information: Ginsters: Opening Doors at the Bakery.
Kraft Foods UK
Kraft's Cadbury site in Bournville ran its Taste of Work session which
involves getting students to solve manufacturing and engineering problems in
conjunction with their school coursework.
Kraft's Sheffield site hosted a celebratory event with local secondary schools
that have completed the Taste of Work programme. Students presented their
manufacturing and engineering solutions to a panel of experts for their
For more information: Kraft Foods website.
Mars Chocolate UK
Mars UK ran a 'Work Inspiration at Mars' work experience week at it site in
Slough. The scheme aims to show pupils what it is like to work for the company
to create in them the right mindset for the world of work.
For further information: Mars UK website.
United Biscuit's (UB) Manchester McVities factory welcomed over 120 visitors on
open days for See Inside Manufacturing 2012.
Groups of pupils aged under 11 got the chance to dress as shop floor operators
and learn about the different processes involved in making UB's products. Older
pupils got to meet different people from various roles in the factory to find
more about their jobs.
View presentation for school visits to United Biscuits.
For further information: United Biscuit's Community Programme.
Leading producer of bread and other baked goods, Warburton's, hosted open days
for GCSE age students for See Inside Manufacturing at its headquarters in
Students got the chance to learn more about the process of bread production as
well as tour the factory.
For more information: Warburton's website.
William Jackson Food Group
Jackson's Bakery, part of the William Jackson Food Group hosted a visit from a
local primary school in Hull as part of See Inside Manufacturing.
The bakery also took on a work experience student for a two week period in which
they learnt all about making “Yorkshire's Champion Bread”.
For more information: Jackson's champion bread website.
Last reviewed: 14 Feb 2013