Food Products & Processing Systems

Careers in food science and technology

Versailles FFA members experiment with creating their own ice cream, starting with a vanilla or chocolate base, then adding unique flavors.

Food Science is so Sweet

FFA chapters and other student groups across Ohio have been touring Velvet Ice Cream’s factory in Utica for decades to learn what it takes to create the smooth, creamy dessert. But in 2015, the Versailles FFA Chapter had the opportunity to go behind the scenes and conduct a food science project to develop a brand-new... Read more »... Read more »
Endangered Species Chocolate

Quite a Sweet Career

For Whitney Bembenick, involvement in FFA was the catalyst for her career. As research and development manager for Endangered Species Chocolate in Indianapolis, Bembenick credits the organization with helping her realize her ultimate passion – food science. “All the time I spent in FFA really helped me learn about all aspects of agriculture and the... Read more »... Read more »

Career Overview: Food Products and Processing Jobs

  Chew on this: as society continues to 
focus on diet and health, this career pathway continues to expand. Individuals working in Food Products
 and Processing may uncover new food sources,
study and evaluate food content, and generate ways to satisfy industry and government regulations when processing, preserving, packaging and storing food. They also create new... Read more »... Read more »
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