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PhD
Canada
USD90.0 per hour
Experienced PhD Chemical Engineer - experience in formulating cosmetics, personal care and household products

I have PhD in chemical engineering, with over 20 years of academic and industry experience conducting research in biopolymers for medical use a...

M.A., Chemistry
United States
USD100.0 per hour
Copywriter | Content Writer | Scientific Writer | Food Scientist

ATTENTION! Are YOU Looking For a Writer Who Can Spin Tech Jargon Into Copy Gold? Dear Friend, Do you want a quick, easy way to transform your...

Ph.D. Kinesiology
United States
USD60.0 per hour
Research Scientist at Metabolic Technologies, Inc.

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

Engineering Technology
United States
USD157.0 per hour

I am an experienced Director of R&D, with more than 10 years of experience in the food industry. I have many products that are on shelv...

MSc Food Technology
United Kingdom
USD65.0 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...

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...

Doctor of Philosophy
United States
USD150.0 per hour
A Food Scientist with Extensive Experience on Emulsions, Colloids, Microencapsulation Systems for Food & Beverage Sy...

A Food Scientist with Rich Experience on Research, Formulation and Development of: - Emulsion products - Sauces, Salad Dressings, Spread, Coffe...

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...

MS Food Science
United States
USD100.0 per hour
Experienced food scientist/product developer; specialist in chocolate, confectionery and sweets

Are you looking for an expert with an eye on actionable, goal-oriented results? Hello there! My name is Jade McGill, and I’m your next consulti...

Ph.D.
United States
USD95.0 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 12 years of combined experience in academia and industry. My fields of expertise are nutritio...

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...

MPhil in Materials Chemistry
United Kingdom
USD20.0 per hour

An experienced Scientist-Entrepreneur, A forward-thinking, proactive scientist who leads groundbreaking research on designing advanced material...

Biology and Chemistry
United States
USD135.0 per hour
A proper launch takes time. Only truly interested please contact me.

Independent Consultant. In some cases, I'll submit a $1 (free) proposal and request a conversation. We can discuss for 10 mins free and I ...

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...

Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
United States
USD150.0 per hour
Cosmetic Chemist| Supplement Formulator| Food Scientist with 10+ years experience in cosmetic chemistry and nutrition

I'm a Licensed and Board-Certified Naturopathic Physician. I’ve graduated from the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medic...

Food Science, chemistry and business
Ireland
USD200.0 per hour
Food innovation consultants

CyberColloids, founded in 2002, is a unique independent organisation devoted to bringing innovation to research for both industry-based and aca...

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...

PhD
United Kingdom
USD100.0 per hour
Expert in preparing successful grant proposals and as a science writer

I have a PhD in life sciences and fifteen years of experience in scientific research and the commercialisation of science. As a result, I under...

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...

Postdoc
Canada
USD30.0 per hour
Scientist, Scientific Reviewer and Editor with 6+ years of experience in drug discovery.

My passion to find solutions to complex scientific problems has led to over 15 years of research experience in various fields including structu...

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...

PhD
United States
USD100.0 per hour
Food Material and Texture Scientist with a PhD in Chemical Engineering

Driven Research Scientist focused on rheology of complex fluids, food material science, tribo-rheology and sensory perception. Expert in projec...

M.Sc. Applied Sciences (by Research)
Malaysia
USD100.0 per hour

My Master and Ph.D. studies focused on the development and production of oil-in-water nanoemulsion to encapsulate plant seed oil (kenaf seed oi...

PhD/Investigation of the Functionality of White Soft Paraffin with Regards to Ointments
Spain
USD30.0 per hour
Experienced English Editor. Skilled in Rheology, Microscopy, Food Science, and R&D

I am food scientist with expertise in colloids and material analysis, with knowledge of emulsions and micro-encapsulation. I have a PhD in the ...

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...

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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.