Agriculture and Sustainability
The Dover District has a strong background in agriculture and food production. Tilmanstone Salads is a subsidiary of Bakkavor and is a leading supplier of prepared salads for Marks & Spencer and other supermarket chains. They employ over 800 people including highly skilled food technologists, nutrionists and production engineers.
Hadlow College offers a wide range of further and higher education courses in related fields, including agriculture, land-based technology, and sustainability. Hadlow College also own the Betteshanger Sustainable Parks, near Deal, which is being developed as a world-class centre for sustainability. The plans also include the creation of a new East Kent campus at the site.
National Careers Service Job Profiles: Countryside Officer, Farm Manager, Food scientist/technologist, Horticultural Manager, Landscaper