Food and beverage tasters and graders
Food and beverage tasters and graders inspect, taste and grade various types of agricultural products, food and beverages.
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