Meet the woman who makes a living taste-testing chocolate for a $33 billion candy company
For the past 16 years, Schroeder has worked for Mars Chocolate - a segment of the $33 billion Mars candy, petcare, and beverage company. Mars Chocolate produces 29 candy brands in total, including the billion-dollar global brands M&M's, Snickers, Dove, Milky Way, and Twix.
As a sensory technologist for the company, Schroeder's job is to taste-test chocolate. We recently spoke to her to find out how she landed this dream job, what she does all day, and what advice she has for aspiring taste testers.
Here's what she had to say: