Food consultants are specialists in food and its preparation and have a good knowledge of nutrition, food science, food marketing and promotion. They are food experts orientated towards the consumer.
Their duties may include: answering consumer queries about food; developing products and recipes for the food production industry; food styling and photography; television productions and demonstrations; and writing about the products for the media, such as articles for magazines and newspapers.
Schooling & School Subjects
Because entry requirements differ from one course to another, the requirements of the specific course in which you are interested should be checked.
Degree: BSc Food Science - US, UP, UV
Diploma: Food Technology, Hospitality Management - CUT, CPUT, TUT, DUT, VUT, UJ and most TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) Colleges.
SA Association for Food Science & Technology
Tel: (031) 368-8000 Fax: (031) 332-5709