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.

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There are over

Employed in this sector in the Humber

This accounts for over

%

Of employment in the region

Did You Know?

%

of land-based businesses in the Humber employ fewer than 10 people

In the Humber region

businesses operate in the Food and Agriculture sector

This accounts for

%
Of Adult Health & Social Care workers in the Humber are female
Jobs in the sector are requiring higher level skills. This is mainly due to increased use of technology
Agriculture in Yorkshire & the Humber is a strong industry showing a rise in total income of 37% in recent years

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.

Will there be opportunities available?

In the next ten years Lantra estimate that the agriculture sector will need a minimum of
more people nationally

This accounts for

%

Of Adult Health & Social Care workers in the Humber are female

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.

Useful sector specific sites

The following links give examples of some of the larger companies operating in the area:

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