Individuals pursuing flavour chemistry have professional opportunities in flavour houses, industries, wine industry, food and beverage industry, etc wherein they provide consultancy services and finished products to the food manufacturing companies. This job consists of attempts to come up with new flavours or modify the previous one to make it more attractive for the eaters and work in a lab for long hours.
Flavourists are also required in the pharmaceutical industries which are involved in the production and processing of toothpaste, soaps, skin care creams, medicines, etc. The masses don’t like eating medicine due to its bitter taste, so the flavorists try to modify that and also bring about an aroma in other pharmaceutical products to make it attractive to the buyers.
A research program in flavour chemistry allows you to make discoveries about the flavours and the processing of it in the products. Researches can be carried out under various scientists who guide and help you to make discoveries about new flavours or modification of the old ones.
Nowadays, flavorists are also required in the cosmetic industry which involves inducing flavours in the lipstick, creams, hair care products and various other things that radiate fragrances. This involves understanding buyer demands and inducing fragrances by working in labs and making it associated with the sensory organs of the buyers.
Flavour Chemists or Flavorists can also engage in academics domain by becoming a teacher in school/college, wherein they impart their knowledge and teach budding flavorists.