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About Us

Our team works together with the food industry and consumers to enhance the quality of our global food supply.

  • Over 25 years of sensory research experience
  • State-of-art facilities
  • Valid and reliable methodologies
  • Computerized data collection using Compusense software
  • Sophisticated data handling and statistical analysis

Why Collect Sensory Data?

  • Humans – best models for how consumers are likely to behave and perceive to products
  • Predict how products change during product development
    • Ingredients, processes, packaging and shelf-life
  • Product evaluation
    • Awareness: own and competitor’s products
    • Promote company’s products to consumers
    • Seek customer’s approval
    • Check if product quality matches specifications

Examples

  • Product Development
  • Product Improvement
  • Quality Control/Assurance
  • Product/Market Fit
  • Shelf Life
  • Advertising Claims

Meet the Team

Faculty coordinator

Dr. Koushik Adhikari 
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science & Technology
The University of Georgia
(770) 412-4736
(770) 412-4747 ext. 230
koushik7@uga.edu

Dr. Adhikari’s research focuses on sensory analysis (descriptive analysis and consumer acceptability) of commodity and consumer food products.  Read more


 


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