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KS3 You are what you eat

Employability Unit : The World of Work

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Explore the range of small businesses in the community and consider possible implications for career planning. Listen to the following audio clips about the experiences of some small food businesses in Northern Ireland. 

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Discuss whether the class has eaten any food that has come from this producer? What changes has this producer noticed?

Discuss with the class how this producer makes his product unique? Is the product always the same? Having listened to these clips, can you think of any small food businesses that you could set up? What raw materials would you need? Estimate the costs of your raw materials and your finished product.  Could you make a profit? What health and safety steps would you need to consider?

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