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Working in industry ‐ a personal view

Working in industry ‐ a personal view This brief article, based on a careers talk to postgraduate students, outlines the role of the nutritionist in industry, and some of the skills, responsibilities and qualities needed. According to the Nutritionists in Industry Group, the last few years have seen substantial growth in the numbers of nutritionists and dietitians employed by the food and drink, medical, catering and other food‐related industries. The job description of individuals employed by these companies and associations is extremely diverse and some nutritionists who are working alone may be expected to fulfil many different roles. Ultimately, nutritionists are employed by industry for their unique expertise and knowledge of current nutrition issues. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nutrition & Food Science Emerald Publishing

Working in industry ‐ a personal view

Nutrition & Food Science , Volume 98 (1): 3 – Feb 1, 1998

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0034-6659
DOI
10.1108/00346659810196264
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Abstract

This brief article, based on a careers talk to postgraduate students, outlines the role of the nutritionist in industry, and some of the skills, responsibilities and qualities needed. According to the Nutritionists in Industry Group, the last few years have seen substantial growth in the numbers of nutritionists and dietitians employed by the food and drink, medical, catering and other food‐related industries. The job description of individuals employed by these companies and associations is extremely diverse and some nutritionists who are working alone may be expected to fulfil many different roles. Ultimately, nutritionists are employed by industry for their unique expertise and knowledge of current nutrition issues.

Journal

Nutrition & Food ScienceEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1998

Keywords: Experience; Industry; Nutrition; Skills

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