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PhD
Australia
USD50.0 per hour
Passionate PhD-qualified food microbiologist with research expertise in food safety and quality.

I'm a food microbiologist with expertise in food safety and quality. My professional experience includes a PhD in food microbiology and bi...

Ph.D. Kinesiology
United States
USD60.0 per hour
Research Scientist at MTI Biotech, Inc.

I’m an exercise physiology researcher with broad expertise ranging from applied human physiology to molecular biology mechanisms. I have experi...

PhD
Spain
USD160.0 per hour
Guiding your solutions from the molecular to the industrial process

More than 20 years experience in separation methods and devices applied to the food industry, liquid wastes reusing and high added value produc...

Ph.D.
United States
USD115.0 per hour
Experienced Research Scientist with expertise in the Health Sciences, including Nutrition, Neuroscience and Genomics.

I am a highly motivated Ph.D. scientist with over 13 years of combined, professional experience in both academia and industry. My fields of exp...

M.A., Chemistry
United States
USD150.0 per hour
Content Writer | Content Manager | Food Scientist

Hi! I'm Bryan, and I share knowledge about the science and technology of food. I am a writer, communicator, and synthesizer of food techno...

MSc Food Technology
United Kingdom
USD100.0 per hour
Food Scientist / Food Technologist / Product Developer / Co-packing expert

Experience: *Participated and won awards in prestigious NPD competitions in the UK and abroad *Worked with large multinationals in the indust...

PhD in Organic Chemistry
Spain
USD60.0 per hour
PhD in Organic Chemistry | Culinary Science Professor

A motivated and versatile chemist with a proven track record in R&D. A scientist with deep domain expertise in the field of Medicinal C...

BS Food Science/Culinology
United States
USD100.0 per hour
Experienced product developer who can help you bring your food and beverage products to the marketplace.

I have enjoyed a successful career in the food industry for over 25 years. I have CPG experience in refrigerated and frozen foods, sauces, sala...

Master of Biotechnology - Food Science and Technology
India
USD100.0 per hour
Division Head - Food, Feed and Nutraceuticals at Molkem Chemicals | Freelance Consultant - Food Science & Labelling

I am a tertiary qualified food scientist with extensive experience in product application - food emulsifiers and preservatives. After working i...

B.S. Biology
Philippines
USD49.0 per hour
Biomedical researcher and consultant | 10+ years in the biological and health sciences industry

I write evidence-based science, do biomedical research consultancy and teach biomedical courses for various audiences. What can I do for you:...

M.S.
United States
USD85.0 per hour

Food Product Development Scientist with formulation experience with confectionery and bakery items. Technical strenghts - ingredient technolog...

MS Agriculture and Life Science, Food Safety
United States
USD90.0 per hour
CPG industry professional with 10+ years' experience

My name is Ian Pasquarelli, and I have spent the last 10+ years operating in every aspect of the food business industry. From leading product d...

Venture Programme - Kemmy Business school, Business Start-Up
Ireland
USD150.0 per hour
Clean food science & technology to nourish the world sustainably. Food entrepreneur & consultant. Global Project...

I am an experienced food scientist & technologist who understands strategy, business and innovation. Expert and innovator in food, I am...

BSc Environmental Health
Russian Federation
USD20.0 per hour
I am a competent and versatile researcher and writer with 6+ years of experience

I have gained excellent research and writing skills, having worked for Upwork and Kolabtree companies for 6+ years. I help clients with researc...

Nutrition and Food Science
United Kingdom
USD100.0 per hour
Food Scientist with expertise in Quality Assurance and Innovation

I have over eight years experience working within FMCG in Quality Assurance, Research and Development, Innovation and Marketing. My aim is to s...

Master
Ukraine
USD10.0 per hour
Deputy Head of the Laboratory - Tov "Logistic Oil"

I have experience in chromatography and spectroscopy analisys, now deepen my data analysis skills

PhD chemical engineering
Pakistan
USD100.0 per hour
Researcher: writing and publishing papers,water and energy, photcatalyst, chemical process,food process,surfactant,EOR,

scientific researcher with PhD in chemical engineering, Expert in conducting research, writing and publishing papers. Development of new proces...

Venture Programme
Ireland
USD85.0 per hour
Food Science Expert | Advisor in Consumer Health: Nutrition & Wellness Sectors | Food Designer RD&I | FoodTech.

As a food scientist with 25 years of experience in product development and a passion for sharing knowledge, my mission is to help entrepreneurs...

PhD
Australia
USD70.0 per hour
Principal consultant, Weiss Communications

* Ten years of writing experience in molecular biology, protein chemistry, cell biology and microscopy across three countries. * Six years of s...

PhD Student
United States
USD250.0 per hour
Scientist with 15 years of R&D experience in chemistry, pharmacology, food technology, and cannabis industry. .

Carolina V. Mitchell is the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer for a leading consulting firm in food and cannabis edibles, also a founding me...

PhD Food Science
United States
USD150.0 per hour

Senior R&D leader with progressive technical, business and leadership experience at Nestle, Mead Johnson, Abbott and start up companies...

Doctorate
India
USD15.0 per hour

I am PhD Food Technologist whose area of work had been into product development of cereals, pulses and Oilseeds. I am presently working as a Qu...

PhD in Molecular Biotechnology
South Korea
USD0.0 per hour
Chemistry of vegetables and fruits, Natural Product Chemistry, Functional foods, Phytochemical analysis, Biological acti...

I specialize in analysis and characterization of phytochemicals from plant-derived foods especially vegetables and fruits using state of the ar...

Ph.D
Brazil
USD50.0 per hour
Food and Biomaterials Research | Spray Drying | Modeling

He holds a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the same ...

MSc
Russian Federation
USD0.0 per hour
Food Biotechnology and Microbiology expert

NSENGUMUREMYI Daniel Food Microbiologist and Biotechnologist I hold a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Applied Biology (option Microbiology)...

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How to hire a food scientist

A food scientist studies the quality and composition of food products to ensure that they are safe, healthy and meet regulatory standards. Food scientists and technologists perform a variety of roles in both research and industry. They evaluate the nutritional value of different foods, discover new ingredients and sources, and help in the development of new food products. They also help to streamline industry and manufacturing processes. 

 

Food startups and SMEs are often seek help from qualified consultants to take their food product to market. But what does one need to look for in a suitable candidate? Here are some tips for hiring top food scientists on Kolabtree.

Why hire a food scientist

A chef may have all the ingredients needed to develop an excellent food product. However, converting a homegrown recipe into a commercial product can be a challenge. You may need help with food product development, testing shelf life stability, nutrition labelling, and more. 

 

While many food researchers work in traditional full-time roles, there is an increasing number of freelance food scientists for hire. This helps startups access and afford expertise quickly and easily. 

 

If you’re looking to launch a food product, you may need to hire a food science consultant who can help you take it to the market. Consultants are also likely to specialize in specific areas. For example, a food formulation consultant can help you source the right kinds of ingredients and optimize the consistency and texture of your product. A food chemist can help you test the chemical makeup of a product, and a flavor chemist can advise on artificial or natural flavors that you can use. 

 

Before you start developing your product, you may also need to work with a food researcher who can conduct market research and help you find the right suppliers to work with. 

How much does it cost to hire a food scientist?

As hiring an in-house food scientist can be an expensive affair, most startups and small businesses consult experts on a one-off basis. Food scientists on Kolabtree charge between USD 1500 and USD 3000 for assisting with creating a new product, however, rates vary depending on the deliverable(s), the nature of work, and whether samples are required to be physically shipped. 

 

Consulting a freelance food technologist on an on-demand basis can help food businesses save up to 50% in costs and time.  

How to write an effective job post to hire a food scientist

Here are five things to keep in mind while creating a job post for a food scientist.

 

  • Scope of work: Provide a clear outline of the goal of your project and the deliverable(s) expected. |
    For example: Need a freelance food scientist near me to help develop a CBD-infused snack. Also require help with labelling according to industry regulations. 
  • Duration:  Define how long you expect the project to run for. 
  • By when you need to hire: Do you need to hire someone within a few days, weeks, or longer? Indicate up to when you’re willing to have your project open for applications. 
  • Budget: Provide a rough idea of your budget and whether you’d like to pay per project or by the hour. You can revise your budget once you discuss more with a freelancer. 
  • Skills required: While looking for a food consultant, you can narrow down the specialty you require. Kolabtree helps you choose experts who specialize in the following fields:

    Food law     Food Additives      Nutrition Science     Food Industry     Food Engineering     Food Chemistry

Ready to hire a food scientist? Post your project on Kolabtree and get quotes from freelance food scientists for free. 

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