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New ‘takeaway tester’ job pays £1,000 to eat fast food from Greggs, McDonald’s and Subway UK News is looking to hire a team of “takeout testers” to find out the best fast food options for marketers, including how long the food keeps them full, what their energy levels are after eating, and whether the meals give them a ‘food coma’ ‘collapse’ or sugar crash – all crucial elements in a physically demanding job.

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The results will be analyzed by a professional nutritionist to inform the content of the market trading community.

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Fast food restaurants including Greggs, McDonald’s and Subway.

Samuel Hunt, co-founder of, said: “If you walk to your local Greggs or McDonald’s early in the morning or at lunchtime, it’s very likely that you will see traders taking their fuel for the daytime. Although fast food has negative connotations, for traders these meals are convenient fuel for them! In commercial jobs, you are physically put to work and as a result, you burn a lot of calories. A hearty meal is therefore a necessity to keep you full, satisfied and energized throughout the working day.

“We are really excited to launch this experiment. As we will be working with a nutritionist on the results, we look forward to sharing with our community the best “fast food” meals to eat at work. If you don’t mind getting paid to sample some of the UK’s favorite fast food joints, please apply now.

Successful applicants will be paid to sample 20 of the most popular dishes, as previously voted for by shopkeepers from a range of fast food restaurants across the UK.

Meals that will be sampled include a Greggs Sausage and Omelette Breakfast Baguette, a McDonald’s Large Big Mac Meal, and a Subway Meatball Marinara.

In addition to the £1,000 payment for the month-long role, ‘takeaway testers’ will have expenses paid for each meal they consume as part of the experiment, which will see them test a different meal per day for lunch or breakfast.

Throughout the employment period, the successful candidate will be required to keep a diary of how they feel after eating each meal, monitoring their levels of satiety, energy, productivity, sluggishness and overall satisfaction, immediately after consuming the meal and two and four hours later.

Upon completion of the employment period, the candidate will report all findings to the market who will work with a nutritionist to review the findings. The full analysis will be used to create a guide to the best meals to go for its community of professional and amateur builders.

No previous qualifications or experience are required for the position; however, the market has stated that promising candidates must be over the age of 18.

Those interested in becoming a “Take-Away Tester” can apply here:

The closing date for applications is Friday, May 27, and successful applicants will be selected shortly thereafter. is a marketplace seeking to improve efficiency in the building supplies industry, providing fast delivery times and affordable prices.

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