Many companies work positively with schools and colleges to encourage interest in food and drink manufacturing and help to facilitate employment opportunities for young people.
Nominations could be for a one-off event, an ongoing contribution to lessons, schemes to experience the world of work or develop employability skills.
Entries can be made for local or national initiatives.
Education Initiative 2021 - Chilled Food Association
Chilled Education was launched in 2011 and has acted as an inspiration for students, teachers and university colleagues to think about food as a science subject, a classroom resource and, ultimately as an exciting career option.
Education Initiative 2020
Britvic's Young Persons Programme offers young people practical experience in engineering, and comprises of a five-day week including three longer school days and two days on site at their National Distribution Centre at Lutterworth.
Education Initiative 2019
In 2018, the PepsiCo Beaumont Park Research and Development site launched a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiative, branded 'The Curiosity Club', to increase STEM engagement amongst young people in the UK.