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Dr. Daniel Nsengumuremyi

Food Biotechnology and Microbiology expert
MSc
Russian Federation

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

Dr. Alvin Loo

Product Development Manager at RB (MJN)
Ph.D. In Biochemistry
Singapore

My research interest of very wide ranging. 1. First and foremost, my main responsibility in Kerry is to develop infant formula and similar pr...

Dr. Tatiana Zilberter

Expert consultant | Health | Risk factors | Prevention | Anti-aging | Integrative medicine | Lifestyle
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$100.00/hr
Continuing education: energy efficiency in children and elderly with special needs
France

*Expert in metabolism and nutrition. *Research collaborator Inserm UMR1106 Metabolism and Neuroprotection Group, Marseille, France; 2010 - Pres...

$100.00/hr
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Dr. Nurul Ahmad

Food microbiologist
Ph.D. in Food Science
Malaysia

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

Dr. Kostas Papoutsis

Freelance Scientific writing & Data Analyst in Food science and Horticulture/ Expert in SPSS and JMP
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$30.00/hr
Doctor of Philosophy
Ireland

I have a PhD in Food science and a background in horticulture and agriculture. I have a 4 years experience in research and scientific writing. ...

$30.00/hr
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M.Sc. Applied Sciences (by Research)
Malaysia
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$100.00/hr

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...

$100.00/hr
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Dr. Yakindra Timilsena

Qualified food scientist and academics with 20 years of experience in Food Chemistry, Food Rheology and Food Analysis
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$40.00/hr
Doctoral student
Australia

Managing Director Centre for Food and Nutrition Studies (CFNS) Clayton VIC 3168

$40.00/hr
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MS, PhD - Food Science
United States
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$175.00/hr

It was difficult deciding between being a chef and chemist, so when in doubt, select all! Victor became a Food Scientist, a profession where...

$175.00/hr
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QA/QC in environmental analytical laboratories
Bosnia and Herzegovina

My research interests are food quality, food safety, human nutrition, toxicology and qualiy management. I have actively participated in two res...

Ph. D in Food Science
Spain

Expert in nutrition and food technology. Broad working knowledge and research experience in functional foods formulation and preservation. Anal...

PhD, Food Science
Canada
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$500.00/hr

My research interests lie at the interface of food processing, chemical engineering, heat and mass transfer & computational and experimenta...

$500.00/hr
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MSc Microbiology
Sweden
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$40.00/hr

Experienced Senior Research Fellow with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Skilled in Microbiology, Techni...

$40.00/hr
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MSc Food Production Management
United Kingdom
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$30.00/hr

I am a current PhD research student in food and nutrition. I am looking at consumer preference as well as food sensory properties. I am interes...

$30.00/hr
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Dr. Phillip Bentley

Experienced English Editor. Skilled in Rheology, Microscopy, Food Science, and R&D
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$30.00/hr
PhD/Investigation of the Functionality of White Soft Paraffin with Regards to Ointments
Spain

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

$30.00/hr
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Dr. BRENT VAUGHAN

Dietary supplement expert with extensive statistical and programming experience.
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$175.00/hr
PhD, Public Health/Epidemiology
United States

PhD epidemiologist and Registered Dietitian with over 20 years experience formulating, researching, and studying dietary supplements, nutrition...

$175.00/hr
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Dr. Molly Spencer

Postdoctoral Food and Sensory Scientist - Experienced in applied nutrition and specialty coffee research
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$60.00/hr
Bachelor of Science Field Of Study Food Science; Spanish Grade Senior
United States

Postdoctoral Food and Sensory Scientist - Experienced in applied nutrition and specialty coffee research My work experience and full profile c...

$60.00/hr
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Ph.D. in Cereal Chemistry and Crop Science
United States
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$120.00/hr

Dr. Brady Carter is the Senior Research Scientist at METER Foods, the World Leader in Water Activity Measurement. He specializes in Water Activ...

$120.00/hr
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PhD Dairying
India

Food and Dairy professional with vast experience in Quality, R & D, laboratory and team management, holding PhD Degree in Dairy Microbi...

Dr. Martyna Urbonaite

PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry & Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biolotechnology
PhD Chemistry
United Kingdom

PhD - 'Novel Fluorination Methodologies Using a Stable Fluoroiodane Reagent - aspects of fluorine chemistry, fluorination methods. Air-sens...

PhD
United States
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Highly collaborative and enthusiastic research scientist and innovator with 10 years of expertise in active packaging (antimicrobial and antiox...

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I am a cereal scientist with an outstanding knowledge in cereal science and technology and hands on experience in wheat flour quality testing, ...

Ph.D. in Food Biotechnology and Material Science

Demonstrated Skills and Experience: - Technical: Full systems development lifecycle experience including design, testing and deployment of bi...

Over the last years, I have been dealing with projects on developing new technologies for early-warning and online water quality monitoring. Th...

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

Dr. Jerrold A. AGBANKPE

Researcher in Microbiology(6years), Expert in scientific writing (scientific article, research project, communication).
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PhD./Microbiology and Biotechnology
Benin

I am a postdoctoral research fellow at Research Unit in Applied Microbiology and Pharmacology of natural substances, Research Laboratory in App...

$30.00/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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