Food & Agriculture
The food & agriculture sector involves the cultivation of animals, plants, and other life forms to enable us to manufacture food and drink. Think livestock – dairy cows, cattle for beef, sheep for wool and lamb, pigs and poultry. Think crops – wheat, oats, peas, oilseed rape and grass for your livestock.
There are over
Employed in this sector in the Humber
This accounts for
Of employment in the region
Did You Know?
of land-based businesses in the Humber employ fewer than 10 people
East Riding of Yorkshire is home to over
agriculture and food manufacturing businesses
Jobs in the sector require higher level skills, due to increased use of technology
For the Humber, the manufacturing and production of food and beverage products plays a large part in this sector; Yorkshire and the Humber is the country’s largest food producing region
British farmers and growers produce 63% of all the food we eat, this will need to increase in the future to meet the demands of a growing population
Will there be opportunities available?
For the Humber, the manufacturing and production of food and beverage products plays a large part in this sector; Yorkshire and the Humber is the country’s largest food producing region.
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