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Principal Scientist
Toronto Canada

Are you looking to get involved in the next big thing?  Here is your opportunity to be part of an Alternative Protein Entrepreneurial Start-up Company.  A venture-backed food company located in Toronto; Canada is seeking a Principal Food Scientist to be part of their fast-growing Product Development team.  In this role, they will work closely with a team of food scientists at the Toronto-based R&D lab & product development kitchen to develop and modify the texture and flavor of plant-based products. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of novel food product design and development, with experience in product formulation, sensory analysis, chemistry, structure, food safety, flavor, color, and analysis related to meat and/or alternative meat products.  Must have a Ph.D in Food Science or related field with 5+ years of product development experience in a food and/or food ingredient company, or M.S. with 7+ years of experience or B.S. with 12+ years of experience.  Experience in food product design, including formulation, ingredient functionality and interaction, sensory analysis, process design, product scale-up, plant testing and commercialization.  Expertise in food texture development and emulsion formulation.  Knowledgeable about the structure/function properties of proteins, starches, hydrocolloids, and how they function in food-related materials is a must as well as background in food industry standards of quality, food safety and USDA/FDA regulations.

Qualified candidates please contact Sheri Baker at SBaker@HHISearch.com for additional details

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