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AFTP Conference 2018 showcases new opportunities for growth

Watch all the Conference talks now Videos of all the session highlights, interviews and the speakers’ presentations are available via a special playlist on our YouTube channel. Further videos are included in the article below. Delegates at the 2018 Agrifood Training Partnership Conference were...

"A perfect option for people to study and work at the same time" says recent graduate

We are delighted to report a recent bumper 'crop' of  graduates at the University of Reading.  Artem Trufanov, Rebecca Hardy and Sarah McFarland all graduated with MSc Sustainable Food Quality for Health and Greg Rachon obtained a D Agrifood. We recently interviewed Artem and Rebecca, who both ...

Successful work based study, Daniel Vera and Aurora Barraza on their experience

Daniel and Aurora have been Masters in AgriFood students with the AgriFood Training Partnership for several years and have recently moved job roles from PepsiCo Leicester to Ferrero in Northern Italy. Both are originally from Mexico but have worked in Europe for eight and six years respectively....

Nottingham University gains new state-of-the-art dairy research centre

AFTP partner, the University of Nottingham, has opened a new Centre for Dairy Science Innovation at its Sutton Bonington campus. The state-of-the-art extension to the University’s dairy facilities offers the latest research technologies for studying a range of dairy-related topics including...

Diary from Dominica

#CocoaProject In September 2017, 'Hurricane Maria', a category 5 level storm and the deadliest of last year's hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season, struck the Caribbean island of Dominica. With maximum sustained wind speeds of 165mph, the hurricane caused total devastation to the country's...

AFTP Annual Conference 2018 Updates

AFTP Conference 2018 – Addressing the UK Industrial Strategy and Environment Plan The 2018 AFTP conference will be held on 3rd July at Burlington House, London. The conference offers a timely look at the UK Industrial Strategy and Environment Plan and developments in the agrifood sector. The...

Going plastic free

April 22nd 2018 is Earth Day and this year the theme of the day is ‘ending plastic pollution’ This article explores an individual journey to try and achieve a plastic free existence and is written by Jess Padley who began her plastic free lifestyle in June 2017 and is working to apply it to all...

AFTP Annual Conference 2018

AFTP Conference 2018: Challenges for the agrifood industry in delivering the UK Industrial Strategy and Environment Plan Register Your Place View Programme Date: 3rd July 2018 Venue: Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA.  GETTING THERE Tube: The closest...

Linking Alzheimer’s Disease with Diabetes Conference

Linking Alzheimer’s Disease with Type II Diabetes: challenges and solutions for food industry and healthcare professionals Evening Conference15th March 2018 - 5.00-8.00pm University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Henley Business School, RG6 6UD. A joint event between the AgriFood Training...

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