Examples of Food Technology skills include: Attention to detail, Teamwork, Flexibility & Leadership skills.
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Food technology is a division of food science that deals with the generation processes that make foods. This area can include roles like the safety of food production, the manufacturing process, and recipe development, for instance developing already existing food products to make them healthier or more affordable.
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Baker Bakers make bread, cakes and pastries using machines or by hand.
Butcher Butchers prepare and sell meat and poultry, and make meat products like sausages, burgers and pies.
Cake decorator Cake decorators design, make and decorate cakes for birthdays, weddings and other special occasions.
Catering manager Catering managers run the food service of organisations including restaurants, bars, schools, colleges and outside suppliers.
Chef Chefs prepare, cook and present food in hotels, bars and restaurants.
Consumer scientist Consumer scientists study why people use or buy products and services, and give advice to retailers and manufacturers
Food manufacturing inspector Food manufacturing inspectors make sure companies meet hygiene and safety standards, and that products are safe to eat.
Food scientist Food scientists and food technologists develop food and drink products, making sure they are safe to consume.
Kitchen assistant Kitchen assistants prepare food, make sure chefs have everything they need and keep the kitchen clean.
Meat process worker Meat process workers produce meat products for the food manufacturing, catering and food retail industries.
Restaurant manager Restaurant managers oversee their venues and make sure customers are satisfied with the food and service.
Street food trader Street food traders run their own businesses, serving customers food and drinks from a stall or van.