Careers information for the UK chilled food manufacturing industry where science graduates and apprentices are in high demand. With more than 20 major companies, employing around 60,000 people, the Chilled Food Association (CFA) represents many of the best-known names in the industry. Between them, CFA member companies offer a wide variety of jobs, excellent career development and competitive salaries for people of very high calibre who can work to exacting standards under pressurised conditions. Many offer established graduate training programmes and the opportunity to travel. There are some 8,000 technical posts in the chilled food sector, 1,700 of which require graduate level technical qualifications.