Introduction

Over the past fifty years sensory analysis of foods has grown from an informal "taste test" performed by bench top chemists and product developers to a science comprising basic tenets, accepted methods, and defined statistical analyses. The scientific literature of sensory analysis comprises investigations of sensory processes (the way we respond to physical stimuli), methodological studies of "taste testing" (how to assess reactions to food products in a test situation), and statistical experimental design (how to set up systematically varied formulations of products). The actual physiology and psychophysics of the sensory systems involved in sensory analysis (viz, taste, smell, touch, appearance) are dealt with elsewhere in this volume. Data about the physical characteristics of food belong properly to the domain of food science. Sensory analysis is the nexus where these different disciplines join.

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

It is a well known fact that homemade food is always a healthier option for pets when compared to the market packed food. The increasing hazards to the health of the pets have made pet owners stick to containment of commercial pet food. The basic fundamentals of health for human beings are applicable for pets also.

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