Nutrition in the food industry
The food industry is an expanding and diversifying multi-billion dollar industry operating in a highly competitive market and must work with the health sector to respond to the challenges of ever-higher consumer expectations.
To do so they need highly qualified graduates with a clear understanding of food, nutrition, health and their inter-relationships. There is a wealth of exciting and diverse opportunities in areas such as new product development and research, nutrition and sales and marketing. Employers range from the major international corporations to small and medium size enterprises in a range of areas across the food sector.
There are a range of diverse roles for Nutritionists within the food industry. The roles here can vary depending on the specific position, department, type of business and the size of the company.
Product Development Advisor
|Customer Service Manager|
Quality and Nutrition Coordinator
If you wish to complete the Master of Human Nutrition (H714) with a view to working in the food industry, the stream you choose will depend on whether you desire a research focus or not. If desiring a food industry research focus it is recommended you undertake stream B. If not, then the following electives would be useful to consider.
Highly relevant electives
Dr Ramon Hall (pdf 37KB) - Master of Human Nutrition, PhD. Dairy Health & Nutrition Consortium Manager, Dairy Innovation Australia Limited.