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Areas of Practice

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Food and beverage development and processing

Core knowledge areas:

  • Food biochemistry and microbiology in relationship with agrology
  • Quality control


  • Develop and apply new technologies
  • Develop new and improved food products and processes
  • Conduct marketplace research and testing
  • Integrate primary production with consumer food products
Food safety and biosecurity

Focuses on policies and regulatory frameworks around the risks associated with safety and security of our food supply systems


  • Assess food safety and security risk through the pre-harvest and pre-slaughter stage through processing, distribution and consumption

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