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During the last 9 years, my research has focused on understanding the role of key proteins in cardiovascular disease and skeletal muscle dystro...

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Freelance Scientific writer with good experience of journal writing
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Maters in Biotechnology
India

I'am a PhD in biotechnology, with 5+ experience in cancer research. I am adept in writing skills with specialization in life science and no...

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My name is Dr. Camile Castilho Fontelles, I´m a post-doctoral fellow at Georgetown University (Washington, DC, USA). I have a PhD in Scien...

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Currently: Group Leader, University of Cambridge, UK Wellcome Trust Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research Field clinical studies of a nov...

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United States
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Summary - Hold Permanent Resident Status in the USA. Strong leadership, project and people management skills with 10 years of managing researc...

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Scientific Researcher with expertise in different biological sciences (immunology, cell biology, microbiology, oncology) offers 9+ years of exp...

Ph.D Candidate, Food Science & Technology
Greece

I am an enthusiastic food scientist. I have a wide knowledge regarding all the main sectors of Food Science and Technology and my target is to ...

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Food Toxicology
United States
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Provided consulting services to the food and flavor industry, as well as in the agriculture of vanilla Assisted companies start their own plant...

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United States

Science/medical writer and editor with a strong background in the life sciences, medicine and nutrition/nutraceuticals, and more than ten years...

Ph.D - Food Science and Nutrition
India

I have a Ph.D in Food Science & Nutrition from University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India. Written numerous articles for daily new...

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Biologist with 10+ years of experience in drug discovery | Expert in taste receptor research.
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Ph.D in Molecular Genetics
Germany

Creative and highly motivated. Extensive experience in drug discovery, taste research, molecular genetics, cell biology and cell-based assays. ...

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Master in Halal Products Science
United States

Maintaining high standard of food safety and quality is a wholesome sense of responsibility of food producers. Since foods have to pass a diver...

Dr. Suwat Saaengkerdsub

molecular microbiologist
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Ph.D.
Thailand

I have worked with my microorganisms such as bacteria (Rhizobium, Salmolla, and Bacillus) and others (for example, methanogens and yeasts). Als...

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Adam Yee

Food Scientist by Day | Food Podcaster By Night
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Food Science
United States

Food Science Professional with industry experience in the alternative protein and health and wellness space with a specialization for getting i...

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Dr Ari Kashani

Associate at PCI Pharma Services, PhD in Animal Science and Genetics and Masters of Microbiology @University of Tasmania
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Graduate Certificate in Analytical Chemistry
Australia

Successful and self-starting background as a Quality Specialist, Pharmaceutical Researcher in manufacturing processes, biological, microbiologi...

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James Muithya

Chemistry researcher with PhD
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Masster of science
Kenya

I hold a bachelor of science (chemistry and mathematics) and a master of science degree in natural producta/organic chemistry/analytical chemi...

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Master's of Science - Food Systems and Society
United States
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Brian Chau is a food scientist, fungal fanatic and charismatic chemist.

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James Kent

Adjunct Instructor at Belhaven University
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MS Biomedical Science with emphasis in microbiology and immunology
United States

Focused and motivated professional with experience in clinical laboratory science, research, quality control, beverage manufacturing, managemen...

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Marcin Stasko

Senior Process Engineer at LG Chem
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Chemical Engineering Engineer
Poland

Biochemistry scientist, Chemical and Process Engineer I am an open-minded, curious and eager person who is always ready to experience somethin...

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Master's Degree in Food Science and Technology
United States
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Food engineer with 4-Year experience in R&D innovation, project management (PM) and consulting, with more than 1000 R&D innovat...

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Master of Science in Food Science
United States
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An experienced Food Scientist with a focus in Food Safety and Quality Assurance with regard to Food-borne pathogens and antimicrobial agents, N...

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Tamanna Ramesh

Certified Food Scientist | 5+ years of R&D | Ingredients and Product Innovation
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M.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition
United States

Food Product Development from Ideation to Commercialization, Food Processing, Novel and Non-Thermal Technologies, Business Feasibility Analysis...

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Sonal Shrivastava

Nutritional Scientist | Recipe Writer | Healthy Food Adviser | Fitness Life coach | at Upwork
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Diabetes the Essential Facts.
India

Warm Greetings from Sonal, I am a food technologist, nutritional enthusiast , recipe creator , an effective cook book writer with SEO and coo...

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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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