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Start date

September 2, 2024


food and Fast Moving Consumer Goods


6 Months



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Job Description

This is an exciting role for an ambitious scientist or data analyst with an interest in food sustainability! The project focuses on advancing plant-based and fermentation derived proteins for non-dairy cheese production and addressing sustainability challenges in traditional cheese production. Mentored throughout, you will conduct a comprehensive literature review, using company resources, to plan and prepare experimental work with objectives, methodologies, and expected outcomes. Additionally, you will evaluate new ingredients for sensory and functional properties, support the team in future process design, scaling from pilot plant to fullscale manufacturing, use statistical modelling and digital tools for enhanced data analysis and visualization and analyse correlations between the results. Finally, you will develop comprehensive conclusions, and present findings and recommendations. If you want to contribute to ‘future foods’ and health benefits, then this will provide a unique experience and an outstanding addition to your CV. Requirements You are eligible for an ESPA internship if you are a registered student or have graduated within the past two years and have access to some form of grant funding Benefits See website for details of all ESPA benefits. For all internships over 6 months, additional benefits will be paid. Details available at interview.

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