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for setting up each test, instructions for testing and an explanation of howresults can be collated. The corresponding step-by-step instructions for each test are alsoavailable in the Teacher’s Manual together with the specially designedscorecards with instructions for testers and record sheets for the collationof results. Templates of scorecards and record sheets, which can bephotocopied for students, are included at the end of each test. The Teacher’s Manual also includes some general information on scales andthe presentation of results.Voiceover on the DVD and all materials in the Teacher’s Manual areavailable in both English and Irish. The materials in the Manual can bephotocopied for students for classroom use.We hope that this package will help make learning an exciting andenjoyable journey for all students.
Sensory Analysis is a scientific discipline used toevoke, measure, analyse and interpret reactions tothose characteristics of foods as they are perceived bythe senses of sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing.
Institute of Food Technologists, 1981.
This is a widely used definition, which highlights the fact that all of thesenses are involved in sensory analysis. It means more than just foodtasting. Sensory analysis is a recognised science. The term
is the European term used whereas
is theAmerican term.
BRIEF HISTORY OF SENSORY ANALYSIS