March 2021 Member Event - How Small Start-Up Companies Can Set Up a Sensory Program​

Date: March 4th

Time: 12:00-1:30 PM

Cost: Members: $20
Non-Members: $25

Sensory Kits no longer available, see below for list of items to purchase

You will learn the basics of our sensory systems, how to do better sensory tests (even at the benchtop), and most importantly have fun testing and improving your tasting abilities during an interactive virtual taste test.

We will also touch on methods to analyze organoleptic results.

Dr. Alyssa Bakke

Dr. Alyssa Bakke earned her PhD at the University of Minnesota with Dr. Zata Vickers and spent 7 years working as a senior sensory scientist in the research and development department at Land O’Lakes.

Since 2014, Alyssa has worked for the Department of Food Science at Penn State providing technical and instructional guidance for the Penn State Sensory Evaluation Center and the Food Science Department. Alyssa is passionate about sensory science and most especially sharing how we can use the principles of sensory science to improve our work and lives.


Sensory Kit Items to Purchase

  • 70% Cocoa Dark Chocolate Excellence Bar (3.5 oz)
  • 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate Excellence Bar (3.5 oz)
  • A Touch of Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Excellence Bar (3.5 oz)
  • Intense Orange Dark Chocolate Excellence Bar (3.5 oz)
  • Chili Dark Chocolate Excellence Bar (3.5 oz)
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