7515-Food and beverage tasters and graders

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Food and beverage tasters and graders
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Job Description: 
Food and beverage tasters and graders inspect, taste and grade various types of agricultural products, food and beverages.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) inspecting, testing, tasting and smelling agricultural products, food and beverages at various stages of processing
  • (b) determining quality, acceptability to consumer tastes and approximate value of products and grading them into appropriate classes
  • (c) discarding inferior products
  • (d) recording the grade and/or identification numbers on tags, receiving, or sales sheets
  • (e) weighing and measuring products.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Food grader
- Food taster
- Liquor taster
- Tea taster
- Wine taster

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