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Dr. Carolina Vazquez Mitchell

Scientist with 15 years of R&D experience in chemistry, pharmacology, food technology, and cannabis industry. .
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$250.00/hr
PhD Student
United States

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

$250.00/hr
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Doctorate
India
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$15.00/hr

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...

$15.00/hr
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Dr. Tapas Kumar Majumdar

Food Technologist, Expert in product development, Health foods, R&D,Food preservation, Quality control, HACCP. Havi...
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$90.00/hr
PhD in Food Technology
India

I have PhD Degree in Food Technology and working as Scientist in a reputed organisation. I have 23 years of Experience in Research & D...

$90.00/hr
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Dr. Dr. Kate Bagorogoza

Accomplished Food Scientist and Bakery expert
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$300.00/hr
Certificate of Completion
United States

A senior level food scientist with deep knowledge of food systems, ingredient functionality, formulation and product development. My 18 years o...

$300.00/hr
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Dr. Swati Pund Ph.D.

Scientific and Medical Writer & Editor, Pharmaceutical Nanotech Product dvelopment, Food & Nutraceuticals Expert...
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$70.00/hr
Post Doctoral Fellowship
India

Pharmaceutical technologist 1. Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences with 20+ years of experience in Pharma Industry and Academics 2. Authored ...

$70.00/hr
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Dr. Brenda Rojas

Toxicology and food science in one place. Let's talk!
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$25.00/hr
Food Science and Technology, BS
United States

I love food! I am interested in all things food science and have a degree in food science and technology. Currently, I am a graduate student in...

$25.00/hr
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Wendy Rivero

Freelance Food Science & Chemical Engineer | Food Quality, GMP, PCQI, PFD, SOP, Scientific Writing
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$15.00/hr
B.S. in Chemical Engineering
United States

Experience in: transferring and creating online learning content for undergraduate students; assessing GMP and HACCP for small businesses; deve...

$15.00/hr
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Marvin Abountiolas

Food and Beverage Scientist with 5+ years of R&D experience
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$100.00/hr
Master in Food Science/ Biomolecular Biology
United States

Highly motivated professional and published author in scientific research with years of applicable experience in the Food Science, Nutritional ...

$100.00/hr
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Lisanne Van Der Kooi

Food Scientist
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$80.00/hr
Master of Science in Food Technology
Australia

Food technologist l Food scientist l Product developer l Ingredient specialist Worked for big multinationals as Pladis (McVities, Jacob's,...

$80.00/hr
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Reno Georgiou

Food Product Developer | Culinologist | Labeling expert | Professional Cheese-maker | 10+ years of experience
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$70.00/hr
MSc in Food Innovation and Product Design
Ireland

Passionate Food Developer and Culinologist with 10 years of experience in Culinary Arts, an MSc in Food Innovation and Product Design with more...

$70.00/hr
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Master Of Science (Nutrition & Food Science)
United States
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$150.00/hr

Self-motivated food scientist and product development innovator with over 9 years of relevant experience, education, and related proficiencies....

$150.00/hr
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Frédéric Mens

FOOD TECHNOLOGY & SAFETY EXPERT, 25+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, VARIOUS FOOD PRODUCTS
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$150.00/hr
Master degree, food science and Technology and Nutrition
Martinique

More than 25 years for various food industries (Seafood,Dairy, Fruits & vegetables, Baked products, Dry spices, Pulses & beans,...

$150.00/hr
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Renata Kostovska

Food Product Developer with 4+ years' experience in FMCG companies | Formulation expert | Product optimization expert
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$90.00/hr
MSc in Food Innovation and Product Development
Ireland

A versatile, result-driven Food Technologist with MSc. in Food Innovation & Product Development and 4+ years' experience for FMCG m...

$90.00/hr
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HACCP
Canada
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$150.00/hr

Extensive R&D experience in a wide variety of specialties, including meat, poultry, seafood, seasonings, beverages, ice cream, baked go...

$150.00/hr
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Joan Sta. Prisca

Food Technologist I Expert in Quality Assurance/Control/Food Safety I Performs SAP HANA Inventory Financial
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$20.00/hr
BS Food Technology
Philippines

I have 3 years of experience in Quality Assurance/Control, Good Manufacturing Practices Implementation & documentation of SSOP &...

$20.00/hr
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Billie Sutton

Food Science, Recipe Research & Development , Food Safety, Protein Supplements, Sustainability & Organic Product...
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$50.00/hr
ServSafe Instructor Proctor Certification
United States

Recipe and research development for different product concepts in order to aid in protein deficiency in underdeveloped countries Formulation an...

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MJ Kinney

Food Science Professional | Alternative/Plant-Based R&D, Technical Sales, Commercialization Strategy
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$150.00/hr
Food Science & Human Nutrition
United States

My career to-date has spanned b2b, b2c, and non-profit channels, where I’ve specifically focused on the development of food products incorporat...

$150.00/hr
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Alex Waite

Product Development - CPG I Independent Consultant I Co-Founder Shameless Pets
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$150.00/hr
MS Nutrition Education
United States

I am a Nutritionist and CPG Food Product Developer with a successful history of formulating, commercializing, and launching innovative Organic,...

$150.00/hr
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Julie Tuizer, MS

Research and Development Food Scientist
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$90.00/hr
Master of Science, Nutrition Education
United States

Food scientist with bakery background. Twelve years of experience in the formulation of batters, breadings, and bakery products. Take formulas...

$90.00/hr
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Yhosemar Mendez

Food Tech & Innovation - Product Development & Customer Research & Process Engineering
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$25.00/hr
Master in Food Innovation
Venezuela

Successful Innovation Consultant with background in Chemical Engineering, recognised as an expert in product development and management, projec...

$25.00/hr
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Mirza Rashaad Sabila Sajjad

Food Research Scientist for analysis of Food materials, R&D and New Product Development.
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$21.00/hr
M.Tech Food Processing Technology.
India

Food Analyst cum Food New Product Development Scientist in MIT-CARS,( NABL, OHSAAS, ISO Accredited Food Lab) Nutritionist with 2 years of exper...

$21.00/hr
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Gail Opoku Owusu

Chef and Food Scientist
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$100.00/hr
B.P.S in Culinary Arts Management
United States

Highly knowledgeable and analytical Food Technologist with culinary arts, food service and retail and private label product development experie...

$100.00/hr
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Gelyn Javelona

Chemist with 2 years experience on Food Safety and 5 years experience on Food Testing and Nutritional Labelling
BS Chemistry
Philippines

My main job on my current work is to evaluate the results of the physical and chemical tests conducted on foods and also of Nutritional Labelli...

Bachelors of Science in Food Science and Technology
United States
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$60.00/hr

B.S in Food Science and Technology with 3+ years in Product Development. My interests and expertise are in snack foods, baked products with an ...

$60.00/hr
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Linda Rosenberg Minkow, CFS

Certified Food Scientist. MS in Food Microbiology. Project/Program Manager. 15+ years experience in the food industry.
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$50.00/hr
MS
United States

My name is Linda Minkow. I'm a food scientist with a Masters in Food Microbiology from Rutgers University. I have over 15 years of experien...

$50.00/hr
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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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