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Food Scientist

Food scientists investigate the chemical, microbiological, physical and sensory nature of food, and apply their knowledge in the development, processing, preserving, packaging, distributing and storing of foodstuffs.

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Also Known As

Biological Scientist, Research Scientist


Educational Requirements

4 years post-secondary education/training

Wage & Salary

Average Salary: $84,973.00
Average Wage: $45.86

Employment & Advancement

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Certification Requirements

Not regulated

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