Sensory panel – BEEF – March 31, 2016 9am to 4:30pm

Help us conduct a sensory panel for BEEF on March 31, 2016.  It takes only a few minutes and you will receive a $5 gift card for the Aggie Creamery. Note: Participants must be 18 or older. Pregnant women, vegetarians, and people with food allergies or...

Free Aggie Store Gift Certificate – Participate in Sensory panel

The Sensory Laboratory needs your participation to evaluate milk samples. Earn a gift certificate for the Aggie Store ($2.50 value) When:  March 4, 18, and 25  from noon until about 5pm or until the required numbers (126) have participated.  Visit early to ensure you...

Announcement – 2014 Jan. 17 Earn a free Aggie Ice Cream Coupon

Participate in a sensory panel and earn one free coupon redeemable at the Aggie Ice Cream Where: Sensory laboratory first floor in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences. When: Friday, January 17, 2014 — 10am until 2pm or until enough...
Huge success for USU’s CAN at Supply Side West

Huge success for USU’s CAN at Supply Side West

Booth traffic at this years Supply Side West held in Las Vegas on Nov 12 and 13 was high with dozens of interested companies stopping for more information about Utah State University’s Center for Advanced Nutrition (CAN). It was the first time for CAN to exhibit...
Kick-off for Meat Descriptive Panel Training

Kick-off for Meat Descriptive Panel Training

Training for the new meat descriptive panel commenced today in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and food Sciences.  Sixteen panelists will undergo several months of intensive training two or three times per week to develop an acute capability for discriminating...
Umami: The delicious "new" taste

Umami: The delicious "new" taste

How many basic tastes do humans have? You were probably taught in school that we have 4 basic tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, and salty.  However, a fifth taste has been known for the last century.  Umami is the fifth taste that was discovered in 1908 by Ikeda.  He...
Fortify yourself for exams with free Aggie ICE-C!

Fortify yourself for exams with free Aggie ICE-C!

This is the right week to be around the Food Science Department.  We have free ice cream for those who dare to participate in a simple and fun sensory evaluation panel! Taste, evaluate, then score big with free coupon redeemable immediately for a free Aggie Ice Cream....
Cheese tasting!  April 17, 2009

Cheese tasting! April 17, 2009

Take a break!  Eat cheese for FREE and feed your brain. Join the taste panel for 5 minutes Dept. of Nutrition and Food Science Room #209 April 17th   9am to 1pm You will also receive 1 coupon for a delectable FREE Aggie Ice Cream Don’t miss it!  Only 5 minutes...

Free Aggie IceCream coming soon …

Keep your eyes open for the next opportunity to join a SENSORY EVALUATION PANEL and receive a coupon for !!!  FREE Aggie Ice Cream  !!!     Check back here for the date and time of the next scheduled panel. The SENSORY EVALUATION PANEL is located in: Nutrition and...