Feeding Britain's Future

IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future programme brings the industry together to inspire the next generation and equip them with skills for work.

Our programmes in secondary schools bring to life the world of work, highlight the skills required to succeed in the workplace and showcase the variety of roles available in the food and grocery industry.

Our school workshops programme brings industry professionals into schools to inspire and educate students about the world of work. Find out more about volunteering.

Long term, bespoke relationships between a company head office, factory site or store and a school in their community. Find out how you can get involved.

Food science summer schools and STEM workshops helps develop students’ skills and informs them about the diverse applications of STEM in the industry.

Access our free, new employability skills focussed resources which educators can download and use in the classroom.

Our research provides crucial insight into skills and employability. It identifies effective ways to bridge the skills gap we face.

Find out more about the impact of our school programmes and how you can spread the word.

Volunteering at a workshop takes no preparation, register your interest here.