Food and Obesity : The Reduction of Sugar, Fat and Salt in Foods A Junior Consultants opportunity bought to you by the New Food Innovation Ltd team.

Food and Obesity : The Reduction of Sugar, Fat and salt in foods

Six month internships between September 2017 and August 2018

This Internship is part of a series of work packages within an Innovate UK collaborative research project, comprised of industry and academic partners including, New Food Innovation Ltd, J Sainsbury’s, Jordan’s Ryvita, Oscar Meyer, University of Nottingham and Bio-Polymer Solutions.

The projects are part of a 2 year program of work evaluation, novel ingredients and process equipment, along with some creative application techniques, with which we hope to be able to reduce Sugar, Fat and salt in a variety of food category’s, including convenience foods, prepared meals, snacks, breakfast cereals, soups and sauces.

Activity – Tasks

This is an opportunity of a food engineer , whom is interested in Food Processing and Nutrition , The work undertaken is within a team of industry experts and research academics supporting project program, gaining experience in structural formation of foods and assessing how changes may impact formulation , processing techniques and creative application approaches on a wide range of food applications can help main overall quality and consumer acceptability

Working environment

The intern will plan, manage and deliver a defined program working within a small team based at the University of Nottingham Food Innovation Centre, along with opportunities to visit a number of food processing locations during the course of the internship, it would be expected that the intern would work independently, requiring minimal day to day supervision.

UK Location

Nottingham has the largest urban population in the East Midlands, 80 minutes from Central London by Train and 15 Minutes to East Midland Airport . The city is vibrant and has a large population of students, so having plenty of accommodation, whilst at the same time is less than 60 minutes from Manchester or Birmingham. We also have the beautiful countryside of the Peak District very close by and you must visit the Historical city of York during your stay.

For further details please contact :-

Alan Marson

About New Food Innovation

Twitter @newfoodteam or @bakeralan137

New-Food Innovation Ltd (NFI) is an SME scale company connecting the food industry with Science and Innovation, NFI is consultancy group with over 200 years of combined industrial experience and skills across all areas of the food industry, having careers in Large Multinationals food producers, Major UK food groups, Major food Ingredients suppliers, supermarkets, and Food entrepreneurs

Formed by Managing Director, Alan Marson, was one of the early adopters of open innovation practice and has an established track record of bringing new technology to market, an extensive network of connections within food business and the product and technology innovation communities.

The group has un-paralleled expertise in ingredient, process technology, and product development along with extensive know how in manufacturing and technology commercialisation. NFI has an extensive network within the food industry ingredient sector and has strong experience in project management, formulation science, and strategic exploitation, intellectual property protection and exploitation, regulatory and digital communication and marketing.

The Team focuses on high-level working within strategic innovation activities, technology landscaping, scouting, technology translation, and external networking development for many UK's major brands. We are currently working with and supporting a group of food industry and academic experts with a wide range of science and industry technical expertise. The Teams know-how has been gained during careers working for Global Brands Major National food companies (major branded and private label) and leading highly renowned center’s of learning for food Science including Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, University of Nottingham, Associated foods Premier Foods, Northern Foods.

During these Careers we have been able develop over 45 patents, launch over 42 first to market technologies, Sponsor end and supervise d over 5900 PhD’s, In the past 5 years we have been involved in collaborative research and development projects with funding of over £5m, the associates group, have an extensive network across all sectors of the food Industry which includes over 4000 direct and 500,000 digital food professional contacts.

Alan- also has long term experience of working closely with the French Food Engineer study Program and He and his colleagues strongly admire the quality of students emanating from the French food Education system

For the past 26 years Alan has sponsored 96 students for either their 6 months or 3-month placement periods, many have gone on to take employment in large company’s such and PepsiCo International, Modeleze, Souflett, Nutrixo, BASF, Greencore, Innophos, and Premier Foods

For Further details :-

Alan Marson : Managing Director : New- Food Innovation ltd ; room B29 Main Building , University of Nottingham ,. College Road , Sutton Bonington , Loughborough , LE12 5RD

Email Phone 0044 7831 494 368 Linkedin Profile

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