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FDF Scotland Parliamentary Reception: My career in food and drink


FREE event


As part of a Year of Young People, FDF Scotland's Parliamentary Reception will celebrate the contribution made to the success of the industry by the many talented young people working in Scotland's food and drink sector. This event will be kindly sponsored by John Scott MSP.


  • Introduction: John Scott MSP
  • Keynote address: Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy
  • Some of food and drink's young talent will share stories on why they joined the industry and why they are passionate about working in food and drink:
  • Amy Oroko - Sustainability Manager from Matthew Algie
  • Zoe Smart - Channel Product Manager from Macphie
  • Kyle Fyfe and Hamish McKinlay - Multi-Skilled Maintenance Apprentices from Devro

Stall holders

Agrico, Brodie Melrose Drysdale, Devro, Macphie, Queen Margaret University and Tunnock's will host stalls at the event where they will highlight the variety of careers in food and drink.

 Thanks to RSA Group for sponsoring the canapes.

 Join us to discuss how we inspire more new recruits to consider a career in food and drink.  


Organiser: Kirsty Ritchie, 0131 222 8040, kirsty.ritchie@fdfscotland.org.uk