charles reed

The Grocer’s publisher William Reed has entered into a new partnership with e-learning provider Virtual College to provide an extensive range of training materials for the food industry.

The new business entity will be known as Appetite Learning.

Appetite Learning will be the exclusive supplier of the existing Virtual College portfolio of courses to the food sector, as well as developing a range of new e-learning materials. “The creation of Appetite Learning represents a significant expansion in our digital solutions for the food industry. I’m pleased to be partnering with an e-learning business with Virtual College’s outstanding reputation and proven excellence in technology and content development,” said group MD Charles Reed.

Virtual College CEO Rod Knox added: “William Reed are a perfect partner for Virtual College with outstanding customer relationships across the food, drink and hotel markets. Our shared aspiration is to be the leading training provider for the sector and is a fundamental part of a wider business growth strategy for the next three years.”