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Food Science and Nutrition » Career Opportunities

Depending on whether you wish to take the Food Science or Nutrition path will impact your resulting career. Food Scientists will generally find employment in the food industry, research institutes and government departments, in areas such as food manufacture, food safety, food analysis, dairy production, fruit and vegetables, meat industry, food ingredients, product development and sensory evaluation.

Nutrition Graduates can find work in government departments, research institutes, or in the private sector. Roles include researchers, nutritional consulting, nutrition information services, health promotion, or healh policy analysts.

Food Science and Nutrition can lead into the following careers

Food Technologist

Food technologists research new food and beverage products.
Food Technologist

Brewer

Brewers use science and brewing equipment to convert malted barley or other grains into beer.
Brewer

Winemaker

Winemakers make wine from grapes and other fruit. They develop new wine styles and work to improve the wine quality.
Winemaker

Health Promoter

Health promoters work with communities and groups to plan and develop ways to help people improve and manage their health.
Health Promoter

Dietitian

Dietitians advise patients, communities and groups about their dietary requirements for maintaining good health.
Dietitian