If you are a student that is thrilled by science, math or biology, there are many opportunities for university graduates in the world's largest manufacturing industry: the food and beverage industry. As a food science professional you may be involved in the discovery of new food sources, new methods of food preservation or even development of specialized foods for space travel!
In other words…Food Science is what happens to food from the time it’s harvested (or from it’s beginning in a lab) until you swallow it.
Food Scientists identify, develop, and apply the appropriate concepts, theories, and emerging methodologies from the fundamental disciplines of biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, microbiology, and nutrition to the investigation of critical issues in food systems, components, products, and processes. They also maintain and improve the safety, variety, and quality of food products. The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is the professional society of the discipline and approves the Food Science curriculum.
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