Food ยป Food Science

Food Scientist

Description

Food scientists study the crops and food to analyse its nutritional content, discover new food sources, and research ways to make processed foods safe and healthy. As a result, they are employed by food manufacturers to develop new food products, and find better ways to process, package, and deliver them to customers.

Employment Levels
Requirements
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Bachelor of Science (Food)
Compulsory
Bachelor of Science (Nutrition)
Compulsory
Technical Assistant
Food Scientist
Master of Science
Recommended
Senior Food Scientist
PHD
Recommended
Research Manager
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Recommended
General Manager
Executive Manager

Activities

  • Determine the quality and properties of grain-based foods based on grains
  • Apply chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, and engineering to research and develop new food products as well as storage techniques for grains

Locations

  • Food manufacturers and suppliers, government departments, universities, and research institutes.
  • Country and City locations
Education opportunities
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