Sensory Evaluation

Sensory analysis is an essential analytical tool for developing or modifying food products, creating and optimizing food production processes, and ensuring consistent product quality. At the Western Dairy Center, sensory analysis of dairy products is conducted under the direction of Dr. Silvana Martini. A wide range of services are available, including:

  • Difference Testing
  • Descriptive Analysis
  • Consumer Acceptance Tests
  • Ranking Analysis
  • Attribute Consistency with Time
  • Time Intensity Studies
  • Accelerated Stability Studies
  • Attribute Difference Evaluations
  • Relative Preference

Our Sensory Evaluation Team specializes in the following areas:

We are proud of our modern facility which boasts a large preparation area and isolated test booths equipped with the latest computer interface technology and industry standard software. Comfortable briefing and debriefing facilities accommodate panelists and sensory technicians.