Career Opportunities

Specialists in sensory sciences are highly sought after. You can find job offers from our members and partners here. Also, feel free to send your unsolicited applications to any of our members (see list). Applications for internships are also welcomed.


researcher flavour analytics

12 August 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands

FrieslandCampina is looking for an analytical chemist with a passion for flavor analysis and food. As a researcher in flavour analytics your focus will be on the analysis of dairy flavour components aiming to create and maintain flavours in dairy products. You will define analytical research plans, design and execute experiments. You will be part of the Sensory Research group consisting out of 13 people. valerie.almli@remove-this.nofima.no


11 marie-curie phd positions in the edulia project

15 August 2017, worldwide

Pre-announcement: Eleven PhDs from different countries will be recruited, working in research environments with internationally recognized expertise in areas such as sensory perception, consumer sciences and sensometrics, food choice and behaviour, feeding behaviour, social marketing, consumer socialization, and cognitive psychology. For any question please contact the project coordinator, Dr. Paula Varela (Nofima, Norway): Opens window for sending emailpaula.varela.tomasco@remove-this.nofima.no or Dr. Valerie Lengard Almli (Nofima, Norway): Opens window for sending emailvalerie.almli@remove-this.nofima.no


technical coordinator sensory evaluation

13 August 2017, Brazil

Sensenova is looking for an experienced coordinator of sensory focused research projects to lead the technical research process from preparation to field execution and report delivery.valerie.almli@remove-this.nofima.no


programme manager

15 August 2017, Sensory Dimensions, Nottingham / GB

We are currently recruiting a new Programme Manager to lead a team of six Sensory and Consumer Researchers. Your team would be responsible for planning and executing research projects in the food and beverage sector with a diverse range of objectives.


associate director

15 August 2017, Sensory Dimensions, Nottingham / GB

We are currently recruiting for an Associate Director to join our ever-expanding and dynamic team. The successful candidate will be expected to manage a team of Programme Managers, Project Managers and Technicians responsible for the delivery of Sensory and Consumer Research projects within the food and beverage division. 


consumer and sensory insights project manager 6 months

20 June 2017, Givaudan, Kemptthal / Switzerland

Givaudan is looking for a dynamic Consumer and Sensory Insights project manager for a 6-month contract from mid-August 2017. This is an exciting opportunity to manage reactive and pro-active CSI projects as part of the EAME Savoury and Snacks CSI group, Flavours Division, based in Kemptthal, Switzerland. In this role, you will: • Manage savoury and snacks CSI projects • Drive the execution of CSI tests • Represent CSI expertise ...


research masters / ph.d – 2 yr duration (m.sc), 4 yr ph.d

15 June 2017, University College Cork, Ireland

Topic: Novel Clean label Strategies for the Nutritional and Sensory Optimisation of Reduced Salt and Fat Processed Meat Products. Research Masters/Ph.D – 2yr duration (M.Sc), 4yr Ph.D (If students meet the academic standard after two years then the M.Sc can be upgraded to a Ph.d on completion of two further years of research)


global sensory leader

07 June 2017, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Leuven, Belgium

As part of the Global Sensory and Consumer science group, you will set up adequate internal and external sensory capabilities to support Global Innovation and Strategic projects. You will provide relevant and actionable sensory support to S&CS project leaders, Pack, Product and Process development teams. You will ...



(senior) research manager consumer & market insights

23 May 2017, Symrise, Marlow / UK

Tasks

• Accountable for delivering products insights through value adding sensory & consumer methodologies fulfilling all the obligations of being an effective project leader.

• Manage and supervise sensory tests (i.e sensory descriptive and difference tests)

• Manage consumer research activities qual. and quant. to support strategic projects (e.g. focus groups, online panels etc.)

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senior sensory & consumer scientist

29 March 2017, McCormick, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK

Main responsibilities: - Support R&D on projects from brief to completion from a sensory and consumer science perspective in order to give product development guidance for projects throughout the EMEA region. - Advise on correct methodologies to meet objectives to internal and external customers Plan and co-ordinate sensory evaluation and consumer testing for all stages of project. [...]

 

 


coating technologist

22 March 2017, McCormick, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK

Main responsibilities: Transfers various formulas from UK for our external client located on the Middle East • Works with various QSR brands develop and launch coating solutions • Develops and transfers commercially viable products for EMEA Industrial Business from concept and follows through to launch ...


sensory developer

17 February 2017, Friesland/Campina, Singapore

FrieslandCampina Development Centre AMEA is looking to hire for the position of a Sensory Developer. This position will be based in our Global Development Centre in Singapore. As a sensory developer, you are a key part in analyzing and interpreting sensory and consumer data to ensure our dairy products are at the forefront of consumer requirements and deliver an outstanding experience (at least 3 years’ experience).


senior sensory & consumer scientist

15 February 2017, Kerry Group, Ireland

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and conducting sensory and consumer research in support of ingredient and human perception initiatives. A strong sensory science background is essential. Specifically, the scientist will determine appropriate research methodologies, coordinate tests, analyse and interpret experimental data and provide technical recommendations, reporting results orally and in written documentation.


senior researcher / expertise leader consumer science

8 February 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands

We are looking for an enterprising, experienced researcher to take academic responsibility for the Consumer Science Group.Together with colleagues, clients and partners, you will develop methods for understanding consumer behaviour in relation to Food and Health. You will come up with new concepts, approach (potential) customers, submit project proposals and design and conduct research with along your colleagues. In addition, you will draw conclusions and present them to your customers and partners.


sensory descriptive projects manager

8 February 2017, Chipping, Campden, UK

To manage sensory descriptive projects (contract and research) from commencement to completion. To support sensory colleagues within the Section and across the Department to ensure continued growth of the business and client satisfaction.


sensory technologist

8 February 2017, Chipping, Campden, UK

We are looking for a Descriptive Panel Leader to assist with the planning, preparation and execution of  the work of the Sensory Descriptive Panel.


phd opportunity: understanding the perception of body in alcoholic drinks

8 February 2017, UK & Australia

This is an exciting PhD Opportunity combining Sensory Science and flavour chemistry to understand the perception of body in alcoholic drinks. Supervisors are: Dr Rebecca Ford (University of Nottingham), Dr Sue Bastian and Dr Kerry Wilkinson (University of Adelaide. Some of the training will be done in collaboration with Campden BRI.  Applicants are invited for a fully funded 4-year PhD studentship studying the perception of body in beer and wine in both the UK (University of Nottingham) and Australia (University of Adelaide).



project manager (m/f) sensory and consumer research

7 February 2017, SAM Munich, Germany

You will be our new team member, if you fulfil the following roles:

  • Supporting and consulting of our clients in all aspects of sensory and consumer research of the market- and marketing relevant product-portfolio of SAM
  • Development of the national and international business by strengthening existing client relationships and active acquisition of new clients.
  • Development of test-design, calculation and transforming into proposals as well as leadership and coordination of projects in sensory and consumer research worldwide
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(senior) quantitative researcher

01 February 2017, Haystack, Leuven / Belgium

You are responsible for the realization of market research consulting projects from A to Z.

  • These projects will encompass every aspect of the NPD-funnel and shopper journey. Both offline and online.
  • Applying the right methodology to meet clients’ objectives. From state-of-the-art techniques to more traditional ones.
  • Making the transition from asking to observing & interpreting.
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sensory quality specialist

31 January 2017, Friesland/Campina, Amersfoor / The Netherlands

In this exciting position you work closely with our factories in securing sensory quality of existing products. Sensory product quality control is part of product clearance in factories. Together with a colleague you drive the process for introduction of sensory quality control methods for each category. You train panel leaders and panels (own factory employees) in the sensory quality process, deviations and approval/disapproval of products.

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business development manager

30 January 2017, Haystack, Leuven/Belgium

You will be accountable for all aspects of the sales process from prospecting over qualifying to supporting in closing opportunities (in partnership with the Growth team). As such you will support the development of our 3 geographical entities and generate new sales revenue and profit.


(senior) quantitative researcher

30 January 2017, Haystack, Amsterdam / The Netherlands

For our office in Amsterdam (NL), we are currently looking for a fulltime Senior Quantitative Research Consultant.

  • You are responsible for the realization of market research consulting projects from A to Z.
  • These projects will encompass every aspect of the NPD-funnel and shopper journey. Both offline and online.
  • Applying the right methodology to meet clients’ objectives. From state-of-the-art techniques to more traditional ones. Making the transition from asking to observing & interpreting.
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researcher in sensory and aroma science and food oral processing

30 January 2017, RISE. (formerly SP Science partner), Gothenborg, Sweden

You will work in a team of scientists form other branches of food science and experienced experimental specialists, and lead the work in your area Job. We need an experienced scientist who is interested in assisting industry in the area sensory and aroma science and food oral processing. You have a PhD and preferably experience in independently leading your area. You are used to reporting in English and it is an advantage if you also master Swedish. The position permanent and we wish to fill it during the spring.

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sensory panel leader

30 January 2017, Givaudan, Kemptthal Switzerland

As part of the Global Creation, Application and Sensory Science group, you will provide relevant and actionable sensory support to sensory project managers and project teams in line with project/platform strategies; Proactively contribute to project needs by developing appropriate and advanced sensory approaches in line with business/research priorities, and; Contribute to identification, development and commercialization of foundational research projects including methodology development. Working location will be in Kemptthal.

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post-doctoral fellowships for african researchers

28 January 2017

Post-Doctoral Fellowship provides financial support for African academics affiliated to a South African university and engaged in research activity. Fellowships will be up to two years in total, comprised of research components in both Australia and South Africa but limited to 12 months in Australia.Apllication close 28 February 201.

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business developer for the consumer & sensory business unit

19 January 2017, Biofortis, Paris or Nantes areas, FR

As Business Developer, you will report directly to the Sensory & Consumer Business Unit Director and will have the responsibility to develop our offer worldwide through the following missions:

  • Explain, promote and sell Biofortis services, create commercial presentations
  • Identify the priority targets for prospecting, widen the customer portfolio, participate in trade shows and scientific conferences in France, Europe and worldwide
  • Enrich the customer/prospects database, by including notions of benchmark and competitors

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perfumery sensory scientist

11 January 2017, Firmenich, London, UK

The Perfumery Division at Firmenich UK is currently looking for a Perfumery Sensory Scientist for our Global Sensory team in our facility in London, UK. Working with our Global Sensory Director, Senior Sensory Manager and others in the Sensory Team, you will be responsible for providing scientific expertise and deliver high quality sensory services within the Perfumery Division at Firmenich.Aplication deadline: 31st of January 2017. Please apply to Naomi White (Opens window for sending emailNaomi.white@remove-this.firmenich.com).


project manager

5 January 2017, isi, Göttingen/Germany

Responsibilities: Consulting clients, leading projects, analyzing data in market research and sensory analysis. Profile: Completed academic studies in business/economic sciences, > 2 years experience at a similar position.


junior project manager

5 January 2017, isi, Göttingen/Germany

Responsibilities: Consulting clients, leading projects, analyzing data in market research and sensory analysis. Profile: Completed academic studies in business/economic sciences.


junior sensory researcher

5 January 2017, isi, Göttingen, Germany

Responsibilities: Project work in the area of descriptive analysis, esp. preparation and moderation of panel sessions. Profile: Completed academic studies in nutrition science


(senior) research consultant

22 December 2016, Haystack, Leuven/Belgium

Haystack is looking for a Business Development Manager in Sensory Research & Consultancy. She or he will be tasked with generating opportunities, requests for proposals and ultimately winning pitches.


phd fellowship i: healthy eating behaviour

15 December 2016, University of Aarhus, DK

Applications are invited for a PhD fellowship/scholarship at Graduate School of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Denmark, within the Food Science programme. The position is available from 1 May 2017 or later.

Title: Post-Ingestive Sensations and Healthy Eating Behaviour: A Cross Cultural Consumer Perspective.

The PhD will be part of The SinoDanish Center (SDC) Food and Health Research Theme under development between Danish Universities and University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) to build up research-relations within the Food & Health area between China and Denmark with a view to contributing to a future Master’s Program in the area.


phd fellowship II: sweetness perception

15 December 2016, University of Aarhus, DK

Applications are invited for a PhD fellowship/scholarship at Graduate School of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Denmark, within the Food Science programme. The position is available from 1 May 2017 or later.

Title: Sensory factors affecting sweetness perception of beverages: the association of inter and intra cultural differences.

The PhD will be part of a larger research project called InnoSweet, funded by the Innovation Fund Denmark under Grand Solutions.The project will be conducted in close synergy between AU-FOOD and other Danish Universities and Industries and is highly interdisciplinary.


Sensory & Consumer Scientist

30 November 2016, McCormick, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK

Main responsibilities:

  • Support R&D on projects from brief to completion from a sensory and consumer science perspective in order to give product development guidance for projects throughout the EMEA region   
  • Advise on correct methodologies to meet objectives to internal and external customers   
  • Plan and co-ordinate sensory evaluation and consumer testing for all stages of project   
  • Gather and analyse sensory information according to recognised international standards
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associate director - sensory & consumer research

4 November 2016, GB

This exciting new position was created due to the expansion of the company. Reporting to the Director, as Associate Director, you will manage the operation of your site to ensure that all financial targets are met and that client work is carried out according to documented procedures. You will work closely with the Director in the development of the business growth strategy (operational and financial) and the implementation of the agreed strategy.


sensory panel leader / technician

27 September 2016, McCormick, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK

McCormick is looking for candidates for the position of Sensory Panel Leader/Technician to join a team based at the Centre of Expertise in Haddenham, UK. This role will be reporting directly to Sensory & Consumer Science Manager. If you have passion for flavour, food-related education and some experience with descriptive panel leading this could be a perfect job opportunity for you.



sensory manager

21 September 2016, Sensory Manager (m/f) at SAM Paris

SAM Sensory and Marketing, leader européen des études et du conseil en Marketing Sensoriel recherche, pour intégrer l’équipe de sa filiale française à Paris (20 personnes), un(e) Sensory Manager. Vous êtes responsable de la coordination interne et de la supervision du département « panels sensoriels » de SAM.


sensory and consumer research programme manager

25. August 2016, GB

Consult Search & Selection is looking for a client in sensory and consumer research in the UK. To apply for this position you will be experienced in sensory and consumer research from the food and/or beverage industry. This includes the areas of qualitative and quantitative research, sensory testing as well as product optimisation and benchmarking.


innovation and insights project manager

01. August 2016, Campden BRI (Chipping Campden, GB)

Campden BRI is looking for an Innovation and Insights Project Manager at the Consumer and Sensory Sciences Department. The Department offers an array of services to enable clients to specify, monitor and control product attributes and understand consumer perceptions, preferences and attitudes to support product development and improvement programmes.


postdoctoral fellowship for 2 years

23. May 2016, Nofima

Nofima in Ås has a Postdoctoral fellowship for 2 years available in the Food and Health department, within the project “Increased value creation of Norwegian Brassica vegetables (CabbageTaste)”, financed by the Norwegian Research Funding for Agriculture and Food Industry. The main objective of the project is to increase the knowledge on relationships between sensory and nutritional quality of Brassica vegetables.


consumer sensory insights manager

2. May 2016, Givaudan

As a Consumer Sensory Insights (CSI) Savoury Snack Manager in our Flavours Division, you will be fundamental in developing, implementing and leading the execution of the CSI plan for the segment contributing to both increasing the pipeline of projects for the segment big bets as well as increasing the win rate.


senior sensory specialist

14. March 2016, Nestlé, Singen – Germany

Nestle is looking for a Sensory & Consumer Specialist at PTC Singen. She or he will manage sensory & consumer research for Innovation and Renovation projects to drive consumer centricity and guide decision making. PDF


sensory specialist - 1 year

14. March 2016, Nestlé, Singen – Germany

Nestle is looking for a Sensory Specialist at PTC Singen. She or he will manage sensory & consumer research for Innovation and Renovation projects to drive consumer centricity and guide decision making. PDF


Associate Scientist - Sensory Evaluation

26. November 2015, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel – Switzerland

Philip Morris Products S.A. is seeking a talented professional to join our Sensory
Evaluation team, within the Flavor & Substrate development sub-function
(Technology and Operations RRP) in Neuchâtel – Switzerland, whose objective is support the development and assessment of new products with the potential to reduce the risks of smoking-related diseases. You will be responsible for planning, managing, developing and implementing sensory evaluation tests to support the development of RRPs.


trainee: what is a “coup de coeur” product?

17. November 2015, Givaudan, Argenteuil - France

Duration: 6 months

The student will help Givaudan looking into different hypothesis of what “coup de Coeur” products and “delighting” consumers means. He will need to investigate definitions and define way to measure it in order to drive better product selection through the development process and potentially at the final validation step.

Technical skills: Knowledge in consumer research & methodologies. Good knowledge in statistical tools (theory and software). Fluency in English is a plus.

contact: christel.adam@remove-this.givaudan.com


trainee: how to build a fragrance database taking into consideration product base effect?

17. November 2015, Givaudan, Argenteuil - France

Duration: 6 months

The student will help Givaudan looking into different ways of evaluating the fragrances in order to be able to understand their fit to specific categories (base, context of evaluation, specific questions…). She or he will also look into all the insight that is key for perfumers and evaluators in order to understand consumers specific perception of the products (colors, images, sounds, words, ….). Final outcome would be the proposal of a specific protocol as well as a database format to facilitate fragrances searches to drive better product selection through the development process.Email adresses:

contact: christel.adam@remove-this.givaudan.com


sensory panel leader / technician

22 October 2015, McCormick, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, UK

The role is based in the Centre of Expertise in Haddenham, UK – reporting directly to Sensory & Consumer SCience Manager. Main responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinating of all daily panel activities (Descriptive Profiling, shelf life tests and discrimination testing) from set up to execution.
  • Acting as panel leader, leading panel discussions to develop appropriate vocabulary and training of panellists.
  • Gathering and supporting analysis of sensory information within the department, according to recognised international guidelines.
  • Managing the discrimination test and shelf life testing programmes.

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esn postdoctoral fellowship

02 September 2015, ESN - worldwide

The European Sensory Network is offering a one year postdoctoral fellowship in sensory science, starting in 2016. The research will take place at the site of one of the ESN member or partner organisations. (Application deadline: Sept 30th 2015)



Senior Projekt Manager (w/m)

20 August 2015, sam - Sensory and Marketing International, Zürich, Switzerland

Sie managen komplexe Projekte im Bereich Sensory Marketing auf nationaler und internationaler Ebene mit der Zielsetzung, unseren Kunden relevante und umsetzbare Ergebnisse zu liefern. Des Weiteren umfassen Ihre Aufgaben die projektbezogene Betreuung und Beratung unserer Kunden von der Offerterstellung, über die Projektleitung und –koordination bis hin zur Kundenpräsentation.



(Senior) Research Cunsultant

1 March 2015, Haystack (Leuven/Belgium)

As (Senior) Research Consultant you are responsible for liaising with nominated client companies to profitably develop haystack business. You have prime responsibility for handling client projects through all stages from initial briefing to report writing and/or debrief presentation, ensuring that the research design and analysis and interpretation of results fulfils clients’ needs.



Researcher, Sensory & Consumer Team

5 February 2015, Arla Foods (Aarhus/Denmark)

You develop the area of sensory and consumer science, and you will be responsible for delivering actionable sensory and consumer insights and recommendations for marketing and innovation colleagues.



Innovation and Insights Project Manager

3 February 2015, Chipping Campden BRI (Gloucestershire/GB)

As a project manager within the Innovation and Insights Section, the role will include the design and management of consumer research projects (contract and MSFR) from commencement to completion, including report writing and dissemination activities, to meet objectives, timescales, deliverables and financial targets.



Sensory Science Leader

3 February 2015, Rockfield Specialist Recruitment (Slough, Berkshire/GB)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global FMCG employer of choice, looking for a talented sensory scientist to lead the sensory and consumer science team in driving global, regional and local R&D activities and innovation.



Project Manager Sensory Marketing

19 January 2015, Senior Project Manager (m/f) Sensory and Consumer Re-search with focus on Client Development and Sales (Munich, Germany)

At our headquarters in Munich we are looking for a competent and committed team member helping to drive forward the group’s growth and internationalization: Senior Project Manager (m/f) Sensory and Consumer Research with focus on Client Development and Sales.


Regional Senior Sensory Manager - Perfumery

14 January 2015, Firmenich, London, UK

The Perfumery Division is currently looking for a Regional Senior Sensory Manager - Perfumery for our Global Sensory team in our facility in London, UK.  Working with our Global Sensory Director, you will be responsible for Regional and Global activities and capabilities within the Perfumery Division, the quality and depth of our output and the management, coaching and development of others in the Sensory team. Closing date for applications 28th February 2015.

 



Perfumery Sensory Scientist

14 January 2015, Firmenich, London, UK

The Perfumery Division is currently looking for a Perfumery Sensory Scientist for our Global Sensory team in our facility in London, UK.  Working with our Global Sensory Director, Senior Sensory Manager and others in the Sensory Team, you will be responsible for providing scientific expertise and deliver high quality sensory services within the Perfumery Division at Firmenich.

 

 


Data Analyst

25 November 2014, ACCE International, Canada

ACCE International seeks a Data Analyst to join their Department of Statistical Analysis. As the leading sensory based consumer research consulting firm in Canada, ACCC offers the opportunity to work on a variety of projects for clients in the consumer packaged goods industries.

 


Consumer Market Insights Europe - Internship 2

11 November 2014, Givuadan, Argenteuil (France)

The student will help Givaudan defining different hypothess of “why parity”, investigating solutions in order to drive discrimination with specific consumer targets through flavour design or type of questions asked (or other dimensions…), defining a new way of looking into data sets helping screening Givaudan fragrances in the scope of Consumer Quantitative tests to drive product selection through the development process and potentially at the final validation step ...


Consumer Market Insights Europe - Internship 1

11 November 2014, Givuadan, Argenteuil (France)

The student will help Givaudan looking into different hypothesis of “why parity”, investigating solutions and defining a new way of screening Givaudan fragrances in the scope of Consumer Quantitative tests to drive product selection through the development process and potentially at the final validation step ...




Sensory & Consumer Insights Researcher

17 September 2014, IFF, Hilversum (Netherlands)

This researcher position drives and coordinates methodology and innovation within the SCI EAME flavour team and in partnership with other internal or external partners. He/she is involved in customer and category pro-actions as well as product ...




Senior Scientist, Nutrition & Metabolism

10 September 2014; Biofortis, Research and Development; Addison, IL (USA)

This position provides scientific direction and leadership to nutrition research to ensure development and implementation of high quality projects and programs. The responsibilities include managing the scientific direction and content of clinical research projects ...



Project Manager Sensory Marketing

12 August 2014, SAM Sensory and Marketing international, office Zürich (Switzerland)

We are looking for a competent and committed team member in customer service, consulting and project management. You will join a young team attaining excellent results and located in Zurich and help drive forward ...



(Senior) Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights

16 July 2014, Symrise Holzminden

The Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights plays a relevant role in driving the growth of the regional business by leading key learning projects and analysis that guide decisions based on deep consumer and market insights understanding. One position is to be ...



(Senior) Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights

16 July 2014, Symrise Clichy/Paris, France

The Research Manager Consumer & Market Insights plays a relevant role in driving the growth of the regional business by leading key learning projects and analysis that guide decisions based on deep consumer and market insights understanding. One position is to be ...

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