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Students graduating with an undergraduate or graduate degree in Food Science are in demand and will find rewarding careers in the following areas of specialization:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Processing
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Quality Control and Inspection
  • Sanitation
  • Basic and Applied Research
  • Product and Research Development
  • Supervision and Management
  • Production and Packaging
  • Technical Sales and Service
  • Water and Waste Management

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences maintains a current listing of internships and job opportunities.

The University of Georgia Career Center provides services to help students find summer employment as well as permanent positions. The most recent career outcomes data for UGA majors can be viewed here.

Partial List of Past Employers of Our Alumni Include:

  • Ajinomoto
  • Baxter Health Care
  • Beam Global Spirits & Wine
  • Best Foods
  • Bravo Foods
  • Buckhead Beef
  • Cadbury Schweppes
  • Cargill
  • CDC
  • Coca Cola
  • ConAgra
  • CP Kelco
  • Cryovac
  • Dannon Co.
  • Eastern Foods
  • Ecolab
  • Edward's Baking
  • FDA
  • Food Products Assn.
  • Frito-Lay
  • General Mills
  • Givaduan Roure Flavors
  • Golden Peanut
  • HC Brille
  • Heinz
  • Hoffman-LaRoche
  • John Morrell & Co.









  • Kellogg's
  • Kraft Foods Inc.
  • Kroger Co.
  • Leprino Foods
  • Master Foods
  • Minute Maid
  • National Restaurant Assn.
  • Naturally Fresh
  • Nestle Co.
  • PepsiCo
  • Perdue Farms
  • Pilgrim's Pride
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Quaker Oats Co.
  • South GA Pecan Co.
  • Unilever Foods
  • USDA
  • US Distilled Products
  • Univ. of Arizona
  • Univ. of Arkansas
  • Univ. of Tennessee
  • Wayne Farms
  • World Tech Ingredients
  • Zartic
  • Zep Manufacturing Co.

Farmer of the Year

Monroe County cattleman will represent Georgia in best southern farmer contest.

Author: Published 03/22/2018
Flavor of Georgia

Goodson Pecans takes best product at the 2018 Flavor of Georgia Contest

Author: Published 03/21/2018
Pecan Trees

The study found that herbicides don't travel through a pecan tree or linger from year to year.

Author: Published 03/21/2018

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