Our graduate programme

Have you got the passion to make a real difference?

If you want to be part of a business that makes a real difference, then you've come to the right place. Whatever team you join, you'll be working in a collaborative, progressive culture. Respected and valued, you'll be given the chance to learn and grow within the business, managing key projects with all the training and support you need. 

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Our values

As a family-owned business for all of our 60+ years, our values sit at the very heart of what we do. We’re committed to producing ‘great food to be proud of’, developing a range of products designed to ‘enhance health and wellbeing’ for all our customers. We are proud supporters of British food and farming and focus on using the best ‘ethical and sustainably’ sourced produce.

We are driven by a ‘passion for service’, dedicated to feeding some of the UK’s most vulnerable people, offering healthy and delicious meals to customers across the UK.

Click here to read more about apetito's values

Programmes to match your ambitions

If you’re hungry for a role that will allow you to harness your skills and develop your knowledge, there’s every chance we’ll have a development programme to suit you. Whether you think your future lies in management, or if you’re looking for a specialist role in Engineering, New Product Development or Marketing, you can be sure we have an opportunity for you.

We recruit passionate, driven graduates in key areas of our business such as:

Manufacturing Operations

Supply Chain & Logistics
Product & Research Development
Specialist Nutrition

Public Relations
Commercial Finance
IT & Software Development
Business Analytics

We're committed to supporting our employees so offer competitive benefits including:

Competitive salary



25 days holiday

Opportunity to buy additional holiday

Learning & Development support


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The Graduate Development Programme

apetito’s Graduate Development Programme prides itself on inducting and introducing university graduates into the world of work. Focused on ‘making a real difference’ to its employees, as well as its customers, apetito has a proven track record of delivering tangible advancement and employment opportunities to ambitious graduates.

I love the variety in my role

“My responsibilities are varied, with no two days being the same. I manage many projects across the business, through which I get to explore possible solutions and implement ideas on the frontline. Innovation is a key theme in a number of these projects.”

Mandy Chambers Project Manager
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Join our graduate programme

If you think you could make a real difference at apetito, have a look at our current Graduate vacancies

View our graduate roles