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Functional Foods and Ingredients

Industry Overview:

Consumers’ health and aging concerns mean exploding demand for new functions for food by adding or improving ingredients. Expert development of biologically active compounds leads to health benefits beyond basic nutrition. Opportunities for creative thinking abound. Cargill added fiber to pretzels, for example, and now helps people eat more healthily and avoid empty calories.

Functional foods also can help consumers deal with concerns about sleep, weight management and aging. Employees increase their value if they conceive new products, develop them quickly, safely and efficiently, and deal with regulatory, sustainability and marketing issues.

Need bright, innovative employees? Contact Ropella. Our deep understanding of the people and issues in chemical and technology fields will produce the best job candidates in your field.

Common Applications:

  • Nutraceuticals, bioactive ingredients etc.
  • Protein fortification
  • Coloring, flavor
  • Gluten, gluten-free
  • Food science, engineering, biology, etc.
  • Molecular gastronomy
  • Probiotics
  • Organics
  • Powders, teas, extracts
  • Shelf life
  • Minerals, vitamins, specialty supplements
  • Health and safety, etc.
  • Packaging and labeling
  • Manufacturing, automation

Solutions:

With almost 35 years as a top food and beverage industry recruitment agency, Ropella is well-versed in the challenges companies face in their search to find highly qualified professionals.  As talent acquisition specialists, we excel at attracting, recruiting and building relationships with potential candidates.  Our executive search consultants stay abreast of current industry trends making Ropella a knowledgeable, efficient and effective partner for recruiting top food and beverage talent.

A proven executive search firm, Ropella is dedicated to helping companies gain a competitive advantage by providing customized and strategic talent solutions. We leverage our industry expertise, proprietary smart search system and global network to deliver exceptional results quickly for even the most challenging searches. Successful industry leaders count on Ropella to find the right talent to drive their business forward.

Look for our articles in Nutraceuticals World and other industry publications..

 

The typical positions, roles and/or functions our search consultants serve include:

Sales (such as; new business development, key account management, technical service, customer service, branch, district, region, national, global in scope).
Marketing (such as market research, market analyst, consumer research, public relations, social media, communications, product management).
Manufacturing (such as operations, production, engineering, plant design, process development, pilot plant, scale up).
Research & Development (such as exploratory research, discovery research, synthesis, analytical, applications development, new product development, formulations, compounding, quality control, environmental, regulatory, health and safety).
Administration (such as procurement, supply chain, logistics, human resources).
Business Management (such as general management, executive, manager, director, vice president, c-suite and board member, commercial development, merger, acquisition, joint venture).
Venture Capital / Private Equity (such as administration and finance, commercial development, executive level management, human resources, mfg., marketing, r&d, sales)
   
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