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Services

Facilities

Preparation Area

  • Fully equipped kitchens for sample preparation
  • Ovens, microwave ovens, flattop grill, industrial fryers, refrigerators, freezers and other equipment necessary for sample preparation
  • Access to pilot-plant to help with the needs of the client
  • Access to a culinary kitchen as well

Evaluation Booths

  • 20 computerized booths
  • Compusense Cloud is used for data collection
  • Qualtrics used for screening consumers

Aroma Profiling

  • Gas chromatography and mass spectrometry for analyzing aromas
  • Mainly use headspace solid-phase microextraction for extracting volatiles

 

Services

Extension

  • Customized workshops, mainly for Georgia-based companies
  • Southeastern Mills, Rome, GA – A descriptive texture instrument
  • Golden State Foods/Zaxby’s, Conyers/Athens, GA – A descriptive flavor instrument
  • Speaker at Starting New Food Business Workshop by Extension Food Science
  • Help FoodPI&C clients with their sensory needs

Fee-Based

We offer sensory and consumer insights solutions for food companies

  • Consumer liking
  • Discrimination
  • Basic demographics

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