A professional working in food chain outreach is responsible for strategizing collaborative relationships with food companies (retail, foodservice, and stakeholder organizations) to secure positions of choice and access within animal production.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in agribusiness or business is most preferred accompanied by experience in the food industry.
To pursue a career as a Food Chain Outreach Coordinator:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, business and computer courses, accounting, and mathematics.
Food chain outreach coordinators typically work for large food companies that sell and position their own products to major retailers.
Future Job Market/Outlook
The future outlook for a food chain outreach coordinator will be good over the next five years.
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