STEAM Career of the Week – Food Scientist

Louis Pasteur

Food Scientist

Job Description:  Perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products.

Possible Job Titles:  Central Lab Technician (CLT), Food Science Technician, Laboratory Assistant/Technician, Quality Analyst, Technical Services Analyst

Possible Employers:  Private sector, Government, Education

Famous food scientists:  Louis Pasteur (created the pasteurization process), Doug Berg (created the Starbucks Frappuchino), LLoyd Augustus Hall (revolutionized the meatpacking industry with curing).
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