What does a Food Technologist do?
A food technologist at Food Centre wales helps people develop their products and process to make sure they are safe to eat. We do this by making sure the correct temperature is achieved and the correct pH is achieved. We also offer advice on labelling, packaging and equipment.
After you qualified, did it take long to find a job?
After I qualified, it didn’t take me long to find a job as I wanted to earn money as soon as possible so I was willing to do any job just to get some experience.
What advice would you give to someone thinking of pursuing this career?
To work hard and to take an interest in your job. If you’re not interested in your job you won’t enjoy it.
What’s the best thing about your job?
The best thing about my job is its variety. On any day I could be helping people make ice cream, cheese, yogurt, butchery, sauces or anything you can think of.
Did you buy something special with your first pay cheque?