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:
Our Sensory Evaluation Team specializes in the following areas:
- Dairy products, including milk beverages, cheese, butter & butter blends, ice cream and yogurt
- Edible fats & oils, and fat containing foods
- Chocolate and confectionaries
- Fried foods, baked goods, and snacks
- Sensory Facilities
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.