751 - Food processing and related trades workers

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7511 - Butchers, fishmongers and related food preparers

7511 - Butchers, fishmongers and related food preparers

Description Butchers, fishmongers and related food preparers slaughter animals, clean, cut and dress meat and fish, remove bones and prepare related food items, or preserve meat, fish and other foods and food products by drying, salting or smoking. Tasks include – (a) slaughtering animals; (b) flaying and trimming carcasses; (c) boning, cutting and dressing meat and fish for sale or further processing; (d) preparing ingredients and making sausages and similar products using chopping, mixing and shaping machines; (e) curing meat, fish and other foods; (f) operating smokehouses or ovens to smoke meat, fish and other foodstuffs; (g) cooking or in other ways preparing meat, fish and related food items for sale; (h) selling meat or fish to customers, including wrapping, weighing and labelling products, and receiving payment. Examples of the occupations classified here: – Butcher – Fish filleter – Fishmonger – Slaughterer Some related occupations classified elsewhere: – Shopkeeper – 5221 – Fish processing machine operator – 8160 – Meat processing machine operator – 8160 Alternative titles ISCO Group 7511 Sources ESCO
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    7512 - Bakers, pastry-cooks and confectionery makers

    7512 - Bakers, pastry-cooks and confectionery makers

    Description Bakers, pastry-cooks and confectionery makers make various kinds of bread, cakes, and other flour products, as well as handmade chocolate and sugar confectionery. Tasks include – (a) making bread, cakes, biscuits, pastries, pies and other flour products; (b) making handmade confectionery from mixtures of sugar, chocolate and other ingredients, using hand tools and some machines; (c) combining measured ingredients in bowls of mixing, blending or cooking machinery; (d) checking the quality of raw materials to ensure that standards and specifications are met; (e) applying glazes, icings or other toppings to baked goods, using spatulas or brushes; (f) checking the cleanliness of equipment and operation of premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations; (g) monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times; (h) coordinating the forming, loading, baking, unloading, de-panning and cooling of batches of bread, rolls, pastry and confectionery products. Examples of the occupations classified here: – Baker – Chocolate maker – Confectioner – Pastry-cook Some related occupations classified elsewhere: – Cook – 5120 – Bakery products machine operator – 8160 – Bread production machine operator – 8160 – Chocolate production machine operator – 8160 Alternative titles ISCO Group 7512 Sources ESCO
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      7513 - Dairy-products makers

      7513 - Dairy-products makers

      Description Dairy products makers process butter and various types of cheese, cream or other dairy products. Tasks include – (a) boiling or pasteurizing milk to achieve specified butter fat content; (b) separating cream from milk and churning cream into butter; (c) dumping measured amounts of starter and other ingredients into milk; (d) curdling milk, heating curd until it reaches desired firmness, draining curd and placing cheese into moulds to press it into shape; (e) salting cheese and piercing or smearing cheese with cultured wash to develop mould growth; (f) placing and turning cheese blocks on shelves to cure cheese; (g) monitoring product quality before packaging by inspecting, taking samples and adjusting treatment conditions when necessary; (h) recording amounts of ingredients used, test results and time cycles. Examples of the occupations classified here: – Butter maker – Cheese maker Some related occupations classified elsewhere: – Dairy products machine operator – 8160 – Milk processing machine operator – 8160 Alternative titles ISCO Group 7513 Sources ESCO
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        7514 - Fruit, vegetable and related preservers

        7514 - Fruit, vegetable and related preservers

        Description Fruit, vegetable and related preservers process or preserve fruit, nuts and related foods in various ways including cooking, drying and salting, or juice or oil extraction. Tasks include – (a) extracting juices from various fruits; (b) extracting oils from oil-bearing seeds, nuts or fruits; (c) cooking, salting or drying fruit, vegetables and related foods; (d) mixing and adding ingredients such as pectin, sugar, spices and vinegar to assist preservation and enhance texture, appearance and flavour; (e) transferring preserved foods to sterile jars, bottles or other containers. Examples of the occupations classified here: – Chutney maker – Fruit preserver – Jam maker – Oil expeller – Vegetable and fruit pickler – Vegetable preserver Some related occupations classified elsewhere: – Canning machine operator – 8183 Alternative titles ISCO Group 7514 Sources ESCO
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          7515 - Food and beverage tasters and graders

          7515 - Food and beverage tasters and graders

          Description Food and beverage tasters and graders inspect, taste and grade various types of agricultural products, food and beverages. Tasks include – (a) inspecting, testing, tasting and smelling agricultural products, food and beverages at various stages of processing; (b) determining quality, acceptability to consumer tastes and approximate value of products, and grading them into appropriate classes; (c) discarding inferior products; (d) recording the grade and/or identification numbers on tags, receiving or sales sheets; (e) weighing and measuring products. Examples of the occupations classified here: – Food grader – Food taster – Liquor taster – Tea taster – Wine taster Alternative titles ISCO Group 7515 Sources ESCO
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            7516 - Tobacco preparers and tobacco products makers

            7516 - Tobacco preparers and tobacco products makers

            Description Tobacco preparers and tobacco products makers prepare tobacco leaves and make various tobacco products. Tasks include – (a) grading cured tobacco leaves by type, quality and locality where grown; (b) mixing tobacco leaves according to formula to obtain a blend of distinct flavour; (c) tending vacuum containers which moisten tobacco for further processing; (d) removing midribs and stalks from tobacco leaves and shredding tobacco; (e) making cigars, cigarettes, snuff and other tobacco products by hand or with simple machines. Examples of the occupations classified here: – Cigarette maker – Cigar maker – Tobacco grader Some related occupations classified elsewhere: – Cigarette production machine operator – 8160 – Cigar production machine operator – 8160 Alternative titles ISCO Group 7516 Sources ESCO
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