This Company Will Pay You To Eat New Foods

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This Company Will Pay You To Taste Test Their New Food Products

If you’re anything like most of us, quite a few of the spices in your kitchen come from McCormick. What you probably didn’t know is that McCormick will pay you in order to get your opinion on upcoming products, which can be some easy money.

How It Works

The first thing you’ll need to do is sign up on McCormick’s website for consumer testing. After this, they’ll tell you whether or not you’ve been accepted and you’ll occasionally receive an e-mail asking you a few questions to see if you’re eligible to participate.

Your eligibility will depend on the demographic you fall into, as these tests are towards the end of the development of the product and designed to ensure that the taste profile fits for their chosen market.

Signing up is quick and easy, as long as you’re over eighteen and a US resident you can apply. If you live in the Baltimore or Greater New Orleans area you can let them know so that you can go into one of their consumer testing facilities in those areas and participate face to face.

You’ll be asked a few simple questions about food allergies and the like while you’re going through the application process as well. Make sure to answer them honestly, it might decrease your chances but a few bucks really isn’t worth getting sick over.

You’ll also be asked if you want to participate from home, or engage in filling out surveys via the internet. You may as well sign up for everything in order to increase your chances of earning some extra money.

You can be chosen to participate in up to four tests a year, so it’s not exactly something you’ll be making a living doing but an extra few bucks here and there can make a welcome addition to your normal income.

Depending on the test you’re asked to partake in you’ll either need to go to McCormick’s testing center in Maryland or you’ll receive the item at home and have to fill out a survey in order to get paid.

All testing will be done Monday-Friday during fairly normal working hours, so keep that in mind as well.

There’s no real way to know exactly which item you’ll be testing for McCormick, but the items can include spices, foods, and beverages. The opportunity here is rather exciting.

The compensation you’ll receive will be dependent on the item you’re testing and the amount of time it takes to test it. This can have a rather wide range, but some of the tests we’ve seen have paid up to $50 for a session. It’s not great hourly, but if you’re not doing anything else that day it’s certainly better than nothing!

If you refer others to the consumer testing program there’s a chance to win Amazon gift cards. What does this mean for you? It can add up to a lot of saved money on your downtime.

The tests fill up rather quickly, so be sure to respond as soon as you can when you receive an e-mail. There are instructions in the e-mails which will guide you on your journey to getting registered for the individual test in question.


If you’re looking to make some extra money in your off time, you could do a lot worse than participating in this consumer testing program. You’ll be able to earn money, while getting first chance at some new food items, which is a win-win situation if we’ve ever seen one. The process is simple and easy, so why not sign up today and make a little bit of extra cash?

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