Should I Become A Food Broker (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Food Brokers

Food Brokers Food Brokers make sure that your products end up on the shelves in grocery stores, and they sell your food products to distributors, food manufacturers, and other industries that buy food. They represent your brand and negotiate deals with distributors and other stores on your behalf.

No degree required
Interest Match

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you comfortable traveling to stores and selling products to them?
Are you willing to set up displays to improve products’ sales?
Are you interested in working for yourself as a Food Broker?
Do you have an outgoing personality to meet with strangers and convince them to buy and sell your clients’ products?
Do you have the organization skills to keep track of clients and get their products into stores?
Do you have an eye for design so that you can help with product placement in stores?
Do you think you would enjoy being a Food Broker?
Do you enjoy learning about different kinds of food?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Leader

People with this personality likes to start and work on projects. They also like leading people and making many decisions. You can read more about these career personality types here.

People who want to be a Food Broker should have confidence and know their products. You will need to sell your clients’ products to stores, so you should be convincing when you connect with them. You should be polite by nature and be outgoing and friendly. You need to be organized and responsible because you are working for yourself and have to set your own schedule. You need to plan your schedule so that you have enough time to get your work done.

Pros and Cons


You get to set your own schedule

Most of the time, Food Brokers are independent contractors, so they work for themselves. They can set their own schedule.

You don’t have to be stuck in an office

As a Food Broker you will spend much of your time on the road visiting stores and negotiating deals.

You get to use your creativity to create product displays

Food Brokers often help stores with product placement and product displays. You can set these displays up and help stores realize their potential.

You can help companies grow

Food Brokers have an opportunity to help a new company get their brand out in the stores and start getting them noticed and recognized.


You have to make sales

You have to make sales or you will lose your clients. You need to have a skill in knowing where to sell certain foods and convincing stores to buy your clients’ products.

You can work long hours

When you work as a Food Broker, you have to travel to different stores to sell products and food to them. You might end up working long hours.

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