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Sensory Analysis

Sensory SamplesThe Sensory Analysis Center can assist clients with project design, testing, analysis, and interpretation. The center offers:

  • Descriptive Testing, using highly-trained panelists;
  • Consumer Testing, using screened local consumers; and
  • Difference Testing, with trained panelists.

The Center's wide range of testing services have been performed for flavor, texture, appearance, and/or feel of foods, beverages, packaging materials, ingredients, pet foods, over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, textiles, and paint finishes.

Founded in 1982, the Sensory Analysis Center is a university sponsored, fee-based research center, established as a natural extension of the reputation Kansas State University has built in the field of Sensory Analysis. The Center's staff has worked successfully with more than 100 U.S. and international companies.

For More Information

Edgar Chambers

Dr. Edgar Chambers IV
Human Nutrition
143D Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785) 532-0156


Delores Chambers
Dr. Delores Chambers
Human Nutrition
143E Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone : (785) 532-0162