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PhD
Canada
USD0.0 per hour

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

PhD
United States
USD30.0 per hour

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

Ph.D. in Food Biotechnology and Material Science
USD0.0 per hour

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

Ph.D.
Netherlands
USD0.0 per hour

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

PhD./Microbiology and Biotechnology
Benin
USD30.0 per hour
Researcher in Microbiology(6years), Expert in scientific writing (scientific article, research project, communication).

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

PhD
United Kingdom
USD0.0 per hour

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

PhD
United States
USD20.0 per hour

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...

Ph.D Candidate, Food Science & Technology
Greece
USD0.0 per hour

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 Chemistry
United States
USD50.0 per hour

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

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Food Toxicology
United States
USD150.0 per hour

Provided consulting services to the food and flavor industry, as well as in the agriculture of vanilla Assisted companies start their own plant...

Ph.D.
United States
USD0.0 per hour

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

PhD, Public Health/Epidemiology
United States
USD175.0 per hour
Dietary supplement expert with extensive statistical and programming experience.

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

PH.D (Biology)
United States
USD0.0 per hour

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
USD0.0 per hour

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

Master in Halal Products Science
United States
USD0.0 per hour

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

Master's of Science - Food Systems and Society
United States
USD200.0 per hour

Brian Chau is a food scientist, fungal fanatic and charismatic chemist.

Master's Degree in Food Science and Technology
United States
USD30.0 per hour

Food engineer with 4-Year experience in R&D innovation, project management (PM) and consulting, with more than 1000 R&D innovat...

Chemical Engineering Engineer
Poland
USD100.0 per hour
Senior Process Engineer at LG Chem

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

Master of Science in Food Science
United States
USD40.0 per hour

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

Master Of Science (Nutrition & Food Science)
United States
USD150.0 per hour

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

M.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition
United States
USD40.0 per hour
Certified Food Scientist | 5+ years of R&D | Ingredients and Product Innovation

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

ServSafe Instructor Proctor Certification
United States
USD60.0 per hour
ServSafe Instructor/Proctor

ServSafe Instructor/Proctor

Diabetes the Essential Facts.
India
USD25.0 per hour
Nutritional Scientist | Recipe Writer | Healthy Food Adviser | Fitness Life coach | at Upwork

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

B.S. Food Science
United States
USD100.0 per hour

As a professional Product Development Food Scientist, my main goal is to convert ideas into commercializable product offerings. I use a combin...

Fellowship FIFST
United Kingdom
USD180.0 per hour
Freelance consultant specialising in Food Science & Technology with over 40 years of experience in the industry

Over 44 years of innovative development, process design, packaging & general management experience in the food industry across a broad ...

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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.