Food Technologist

Food Technologists develop new and improve existing food products, and set standards for producing, packaging and marketing food.
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    Overview

    Food Technologists develop new and improve existing food products, and set standards for producing, packaging and marketing food.

    Day-to-day

    • tests food products for flavour, colour, taste, texture and nutritional content
    • advises on preserving, processing, packaging, storing and delivering foods
    • develops quality control procedures and safety standards for the manufacture of food products.

    To become a Food Technologist

    • You usually need a bachelor degree in science majoring in food science, food technology, nutrition or another related field to work as a Food Technologist. Some Food Technologists complete a diploma in food science and technology through Vocational Education and Training (VET).

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