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NCFM consultancy to the food industry


Welcome to the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) – leading in part-time study for food industry employees and innovation with businesses

NCFM is dedicated to helping food industry employees advance their careers. We understand the demands of studying while working in this fast moving, dynamic industry and balancing family commitments.  Our part-time Apprenticeships and distance learning degrees provide flexible study options for those working in Quality and Technical roles and Operations Management.

NCFM is also committed to helping the sector innovate.  We work with employers and partners towards this goal, aided by our partnership with leading equipment suppliers and our outstanding specialist facilities, food factory and cutting-edge automation.


Master Classes

The NCFM Master Classes are designed to disseminate information, best practice and support on a wide range of topics to food and drink companies both nationally and internationally.  They are generally held from 8am or 9am until 11am or 12 noon.  





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The National Centre for Food Manufacturing

University of Lincoln
Park Road
PE12 7PT 



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