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WELCOME to Management Development Services Ltd (MDS Ltd)... Accelerated management training for graduates entering into the fresh food, produce and arable industry.

The MDS Ltd training programme is an accredited two year and three year fast track career path comprising of practical real job secondments combined with formal off-the-job training. On successful completion of the programme, Management Trainees graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate in Food and Fresh Produce Management validated by Harper Adams University College. Management Trainees are employed by MDS Ltd at a salary of £19,000 in the first year rising to £20,250 in the second year and £20,750 in the optional third year. Click here to apply. Secondments can be in the UK or overseas.

MDS Ltd is not a recruitment agency. It is a unique organisation run by member companies with a common goal - to attract high-calibre recruits with management potential into the fresh food and produce industry.

Click here to listen to MDS General Manager, Dani Shaw, being interviewed by Radio 4 at the Reading University Careers Fair!

MDS Celebrates 25 years with Anniversary Ball. Click here to view photos and read about the event.

Doug Henderson

The fresh food and produce industry is on the threshold of an exciting new phase as more and more consumers turn towards fresh and healthy food choices.

MDS Ltd can help the industry meet the challenges of this fundamental change in consumer attitudes, by attracting capable, committed and enthusiastic graduates into our management training programme.

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