Good Sensory Practices – Do and Don’t Guidelines

Below we have Do and Don’t Guidelines that we suggest all our panellists follow:
Do
  • Be fragrance neutral
  • Participate regularly
  • Take sensory evaluation seriously
  • Take time and focus on the evaluation
  • Follow methods and instructions precisely
  • Rest and cleanse your palate

 

Don’t
  • Eat, drink or smoke 30 minutes before the evaluation session
  • Use gum or mints 30 minutes before the evaluation session
  • Wear perfume, cologne or fragrance
  • Talk or comment during the evaluation session
  • Taste the sample if you have lots of prior knowledge about the product
  • Taste the sample if you have a cold
  • Share samples