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A Quality Experience: Sensory Evaluation in Food Quality Control

Event Time 09:00
Venue Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15
Organised by Sensory Food Network Ireland

Following the success of the 2016 workshop, Sensory Food Network Ireland is delighted to announce a one-day workshop entitled "A Quality Experience: Sensory Evaluation in Food Quality Control". This will be held on Thursday 26th October in Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15.

In an extremely competitive marketplace, manufacturing products of consistent sensory quality is essential for the food and beverage industry. The aim of this workshop is to introduce delegates to sensory evaluation in quality control, and to demonstrate how sensory testing can assist companies in delivering reliable products of consistently high quality to consumers. The workshop will include a combination of talks and practical exercises, and experienced speakers from industry and academia will present on the day. 


Following completion of this workshop delegates will:

  • Understand the role of sensory evaluation in quality control across the product lifecycle
  • Be familiar with the practical considerations that must be taken into account when operating a sensory QC programme within a company
  • Recognise the importance of good sensory practice
  • Establish a sensory specification for a product of their choice
  • Recognise the different types of sensory tests used for QC purposes
  • Conduct a sensory test and interpret the results

Who should attend?

The workshop will be of interest to anyone working in the food or beverage industry with an interest in sensory science. Researchers at universities and research institutions are also very welcome to attend.


To register contact Ms. Margaret Hennessy, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15

Email: Margaret.hennessy@teagasc.ie 

Tel: 00353 1 805 9500

Fax: 00353 1 805 9550

The fee for this workshop is €350 for non-members and €262.50 for members (25% discount)

Find out more about becoming a member 

Places are limited.

Please register by 19th October 2017 


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