The Institute for Sensory Research has extensive experience conducting sensory evaluations of foods, beverages, cosmetics, fragrances, fabrics, health care, personal care and home care products. We offer a range of sensory solutions to align with your budget, timing and data requirements. Our methodologies are designed to answer all of your product sensory questions.
- Hybrid Descriptive Analysis
Uncovering quality data with meaningful/useful attributes and references for your product category
- Discrimination Testing
Determining if a sensory difference exists between samples using various methodologies
- Preference Mapping / Category Appraisal
Benchmarking against competitors and identifying sensory space and market gaps of a product category
- Shelf-life Studies
Helping to determine product shelf-life or extension
- Round-table Tasting/ Product Screening
Narrowing down variants in team meetings with R&D and Market Research
- Flash Profiling
Rapid sensory mapping of selected samples
- Time Intensity
Understanding the evolution of an attribute over a period of time
- Temporal Dominance of Sensation
Focusing on dominant sensations over a period of time
- On-site Training
Conducting panel development and training at your location or ours.
- Product ideation & innovation
Partnering with sister company, Blueberry, to provide full-service product lifecycle research solutions.
- Customized, hybrid solutions for your specific research needs
Contact us for examples, case studies & information.