Career Options in Food Science, Technology & Engineering
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FOOD TECHNOLOGISTS AT WORK
Food technologists describe their careers at GrowingNZ Teachers’ Days Out
In November/December 2019, NZIFST participated in a series of Teachers’ Days Out organised by GrowingNZ. Teachers toured several local businesses involved in the food and fibre sectors, and heard from young professionals working in those sectors.
Four young professionals from the food processing industry joined other young professionals working in the food and fibre sectors, to share their stories and experiences of work.
READ ABOUT Amanda Thompson from Fonterra Palmerston North; Ngan Dinh from Freeze Dried Foods; Sam Eames from Synlait and Eileen Han from Mataura Valley Milk.
Alexandra Allan, Chief Executive of The FoodBowl, talks about encouraging an innovation culture in New Zealand food and beverage companies.
Find out what Caleb Dennis does in his role as Group Technical Officer at Craggy Range Winery.
Ellen Ashmore, a scientist from the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), talks about the science behind food safety.
A Career as a Food Technologist in the Seafood Industry
Kelsey Clarke spends time with Food Technologist Frits Hofman at the Sealord fish processing plant, learning about seafood processing and product development.
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