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Organoleptic Sensory Analysis and Visual Appearance

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Eurofins offers a variety sensory analysis options to be performed during our stability and shelf life studies. Conducted by our trained sensory panel, these tests can be custom tailored to clients specific product needs. Aspects such as color, texture, aroma, packaging, separation, stratification, and taste can all be tracked throughout a product’s shelf-life. These attributes are of high importance to a consumer when selecting a product, which can be otherwise not apparent in analytical data alone.  Eurofins offer both descriptive and discrimination analysis.

Discriminative sensory analysis can provide useful data from multi point-scales, while we also offer Paired Comparison and Triangle tests.

Descriptive techniques allow us to determine how products physical properties change over time and evaluate product acceptance.

Eurofins offer the following options for our trained sensory panel.

Visual appearance Small Panel: 2-3 person group evaluating appearance, aroma, and texture

Visual appearance Medium Panel: 5-6 person group evaluating appearance, aroma, and texture

Organoleptic Sensory Small Panel: 2-3 person group evaluating appearance, aroma, taste, and texture

Organoleptic Sensory Medium Panel: 5-6 person group evaluating appearance, aroma, taste, and texture

Organoleptic Sensory Large Panel: 10 person group evaluating appearance, aroma, taste, and texture

 

Be sure to discuss these options with the Eurofins sales team and let us help decide which best suits your product’s needs!

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