Don’t Become a Food Scientist if You Don’t Like to Talk!

I think that one of the biggest misconceptions about scientists–including food scientists–is those that are on the research side of the industry don’t need or desire to develop good communication skills. This issue comes up Read More …

Traceability, Not Just a Buzzword

I think we all understand the basic fundamentals of food traceability. In its most generic term, traceability is defined as: The ability to track any food through all stages of production, processing and distribution (including Read More …

Job-Hopping is a Great Idea!

A decade of recruitment in the Food & Beverage industry qualifies me to say that if you have less than a year maybe two of employment at one company–employers see a red flag. Work experience and education Read More …

How To Attract Millennials

Almost half the workforce will be Millennials or Gen Y by 2020 and combined, this generation have the largest spending power.  If you take a look at your current workforce, how many millennials are on Read More …

The Reason Small Companies Work For Grads!

Should you be looking at large companies with hundreds of employees and a well known brand or are there benefits to working at a smaller organization when you’ve just graduated? Last year we published an Read More …

I’m taking Biology, what are my options in the Food Industry…..

Hey Team FoodGrads! I’m currently studying biology at Ryerson University. I’ve  wanted to go into food science but I am not able to attend any school’s offering the program. Is it still possible for me Read More …