Sensory Evaluation of Personal Care Products

We’ve been taking a closer look at consumer beauty trends for 2019, and one thing is clear: consumers are increasingly looking for unique skincare treatments and products.   New terms are becoming commonplace up in the world of professional treatments. Services such...

Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2019

"Eating Around The World" is a magical experience that only Epcot and Disney can provide.  Since 2014, Disney has been featuring an incredibly popular "Food and Wine Fest" which gives guests the opportuntity to taste unique foods from around the world.  This year we...

CBD in Personal Care Products

CBD has been a hot topic in 2019, and this trendy ingredient has been popping up in all sorts of skincare and cosmetic products. From serums and oils to salves and balms, beauty brands both small and large are capitalizing on the buzz and perceived benefits of CBD....

CBD Sensory Evaluation

To CBD or Not to CBDYou don’t have to look far today to see a growing presence of Cannabidiol (CBD) in our daily life. As a product testing consultancy, we have been approached by a variety of clients and potential clients regarding the ability to sensory test CBD. We...

Organoleptic Testing or Sensory Testing

The term organoleptic properties are the aspects of food, water or other substances that an individual experiences via the senses. Sensory Evaluation is a scientific discipline used to evoke, measure, analyze, and interpret those responses to products that are...

Sensory Panels With Internal Employees?

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Be Using Internal Employees as Descriptive Panelists (and a few reasons why you should). Sensory scientists are frequently tasked with managing internal descriptive panels using employees as trained panelists.  There are a variety of reasons...

2020 Course Offerings

We're excited to release our 2020 Course Schedule.  This year we will be offering 5 courses in person as well as some courses which will be offered online as webinars or live stream events.  If you're interested in staying up to date with our latest course offerings...

Using Projective Mapping & DA

Projective mapping has received much interest within the sensory and consumer insights community in the past few decades for its rapid nature and potential consumer-relevance, as compared to traditional descriptive analysis methods. In the food industry, the method...

Agile and Lean Methods for Sensory Evaluation

The ever-present desire in business to do things faster and at a lower cost has resulted in many different methodologies for cutting time.  Approaches like Lean and Agile are being applied broadly outside their original areas of manufacturing and software...

Employee Spotlight : Bhaveesha Siyani

We Love Our Employees! Meet Bhaveesha Siyani, a descriptive panel leader in our New York location. As Descriptive Panel Leader at Sensory Spectrum for our Managed Services - Beverage Panel based in NY, my primary goals are to ensure high quality data collection and...

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