Food Technologist

Kaihangarau Kai

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Food technologists research and develop new food and beverage products and/or improve the quality of existing products. They may also develop or improve the processing, packaging, storage, and safety of food in line with government and industry standards.


Food technologists usually earn

$50K-$95K per year

Source: Lawson Williams Consulting Group Ltd, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a food technologist are good due to growing demand and a shortage of workers.
A broccoli and two wine glasses with green juice

Food technologists develop new types of food and drinks

Last updated 25 May 2017