About the Group
The Sensory Special Interest Group is an interest group that was started to provide individuals a forum for learning more about sensory evaluation, not only in the food industry but also other areas where sensory evaluation can be applied.
1. Promote sensory evaluation within New Zealand.
2. Provide workshops using experts from within New Zealand, as well as internationally so that
new sensory evaluation techniques can be learned and used within New Zealand.
3. Provide a forum for sensory evaluation practitioners to discuss their own area of sensory
evaluation and discuss any problems they may be encountering.
4. Provide a network of people with whom ideas can be discussed and from whom information
can be gained when a company is considering moving into new areas of sensory or updating their
The benefits of Group membership are:
Regular informative newsletters, keeping you up to date with the world of sensory science, both
within NZ and worldwide.
Opportunities to mix with other sensory professionals during our regular programme of meetings.
A forum for professional development through networking and knowing others working in the
area of sensory science.