Food Products & Processing Systems

Food Products & Processing Systems

Do you like to play with your food? Careers in this pathway study the physical, biological and chemical makeup of foods to improve food safety, create better processes, enhance the nutritional value and shelf-life of foods and even develop new flavors!

Some careers in the Food Products and Processing pathway focus on diet, health and food safety by ensuring the quality of the foods we eat every day. Others work to develop new packaging, new products and new sales opportunities. If you have an appetite for making foods better and safer, this may be a pathway for you to consider.

Need help finding ideas for a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE)? Check out these SAE Idea Cards that are directly connected to this career focus area.

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