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IFST SSG Mini Conference

March 12, 2019

Last week Sensory Dimensions attended the IFST SSG mini Conference. The event focus was 'Changing Perspectives in Sensory Science:Past, Present & Future' and we were fortunate enough to hear an excellent programme of speakers. Firstly, Margaret Everitt gave anecdotes of Sensory experience throughout her career, both agency and client...

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We're hiring in Nottingham!

February 27, 2019

Project Technician (Home & Personal Care) - Salary up to 20K plus benefits At Sensory Dimensions we shape the products for tomorrow’s consumer. A leading sensory and consumer research consultancy operating in the UK and Internationally, our clients include many household names from the home, personal care, healthcare, food & beverage...

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Plant-based Eating - Fashion or Future?

February 18, 2019

Workshop 16th May 2019, Reading More people than ever before are moving towards vegan and vegetarian diets or are simply looking to reduce the amount of animal products they consume. This has resulted in an explosion of new lines and an increase in the amount of choice available to the consumer in mainstream retail.  This one-day seminar will...

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Post Sugar Tax - Where next for soft drinks?

February 14, 2019

The sugar tax levy was introduced into the UK in April 2018. The levy poses a tax of 18p per litre on drinks with a sugar content of between 5% and 8%, rising to 24p for drinks with more than 8% sugar. When the levy was first described 2016, the Treasury predicted it would raise £520 million in the first year. In fact, in March 2018 this was...

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Sensory Dimensions at the heart of the community

February 05, 2019

Last year our Sensory Dimensions Nottingham team joined together with other local businesses to raise money for a community project. The aim was to raise money for the purchase and installation of a defibrillator. Fundraising took place through a variety of events organised by all the local businesses. Sensory Dimensions took part in a range of...

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We're Hiring at Reading HQ!

January 28, 2019

We're Hiring: Sensory Panel Leader We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Sensory Panel Leader to join our Reading team. You will be a strong team player with a passion for Sensory Science and experience of working with trained sensory panels or moderating consumer focus groups. A relevant degree such as Food Science, Sensory Science...

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IFST SSG Mini Conference

January 22, 2019

Changing Perspectives in Sensory Science – Past, Present & Future SSG Conference Thursday 7th March, University of Reading Save the date and join us on 7 March 2019 at University of Reading for a mini-conference to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the IFST Sensory Science Group (previously known as the PFSG). This one-day interactive...

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How lifestyle choices are driving the Free-from market

January 22, 2019

Plant-based diet campaigns like ‘Veganuary’ and #MeatFreeMondays are growing in popularity. Increasingly, consumers have a desire to maintain a healthy eating lifestyle, save money and contribute towards the reduction of global meat consumption (Mintel Research, 2018). Traditionally, vegetarian and vegan ranges have been specialist products...

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Post Sugar Tax Workshop

December 14, 2018

Sensory Dimensions Post Sugar Tax Workshop The introduction of a tax on sugary drinks in the UK was effective from 6 April 2018 as part of an anti-obesity policy. Sugar reduction is a central focus in both the food and drink industries and provides many new challenges for product development. We are holding a one day special topic workshop on...

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