Food ingredient sales professionals sell products related to food and food production and provide customer service as representatives of their companies. Their jobs can vary from selling food equipment to products such as ingredients and flavourings. The work of a food ingredient sales representative is very similar to that of other sales representatives. However, your potential clients could be dispersed across a rural area. You'll demonstrate new products, equipment or services developed by your employer and persuade existing clients to consider using them.
Cambridge is one of the key hubs for emerging companies in the UK. There are also a number of companies throughout the South East including Milton Keynes, Hitchin, Watford, Hemel Hempstead and throughout the East Anglia and the home counties. With salaries ranging from £22k for entry-level jobs to six-figure packages, this is a good time to make your next career move.
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According to Buckinghamshire's Business Secretary Greg Clark, "Buckinghamshire is already the fourth most productive area in England and has the highest employment rate in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc area". With many firms choosing Milton Keynes or Aylesbury as their base,
Over the last six years, Buckinghamshire-based firms received £30m of innovation funding from the UK Government, via Innovate UK, and £9m of innovation funding, via the Horizon 2020 programme. 60% of Innovate UK funding coming into Buckinghamshire was awarded to small and medium-sized firms. The bulk of this funding has been used to undertake innovation in the manufacturing, materials and mobility sector.