The food industry has grown tremendously in last few years, and now has abundant job opportunities in case you’re looking. From tasting dog food and chewing gums, to keeping track of trends, here is the lowdown on some of the craziest food professions:
1. Dog Food Taster
It sounds distasteful, but this is a well-paid job. All you need to do is taste the food served to dogs and analyze its nutritional value. Dog food should be high in proteins.
2. Fortune Cookie Message Writer
If you’re optimistic, and can write decently, this job is for you. What all you have to do is just create short phrases foretelling the future.
3. Culinary Trendologist
Ever wondered how companies select which gum or beer flavours will go on the shelves? Well, they have culinary trendologist to decide. This job is for people with in-depth knowledge of food blogs and trends.
Foragers make sure to find only the freshest food items in the area of the restaurants. The job includes finding out fresh cheese, meat, fruits along with other products chef wants.
5. Flavour Guru
Not everyone can be a flavour guru, you need a professional degree in food or science. The job includes lots of experimenting and concocting. They mix different combinations to come up with one perfect flavour.
6. Egg Peeler
In the real world, even that’s a job. Egg peelers, of course, peel eggs before they are sent to grocery stores to be sold.
7. Chewing Gum Taster
Chewing gum tasters analyze the taste and the aftertaste of gums. The job might have some side effects, which include locked jaw and tooth decay.