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What do food and drink factory workers do?

  • weigh, measure, mix, dissolve and boil ingredients and monitor product quality
  • operate heating, chilling, freezing, pasteurising, carbonating, sulphuring and desulphuring equipment
  • operate machines to peel, core, slice, dice, pit and juice fruit and vegetables
  • clean equipment, pumps, hoses, storage tanks, vessels and floors
  • regulate speed of conveyors and crusher rollers
  • package and bottle products, and move them from production lines into storage and shipping areas


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