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Food and Sensory Research (Taste Tests)

We've grouped together all the information our site contains on food research, taste tests and sensory research (music tests etc.) to help you quickly and easily find research-related articles, suppliers, events, jobs, associations, glossary definitions and more.

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Tags: | Beverage | Candy / Confectionery | Cereals | Cosmetics | Fast-Food Industry | Foods / Nutrition
| Health & Beauty Aids | Meat Industry | Music Tests | Restaurants / Food Service | Sensory Research
| Taste Tests | Test Kitchen


Recent Articles

Below are the 5 most recent articles on this topic. These articles were published within the last three years and are only available to registered subscribers.

Conducting ethnographic research with Hispanic consumers
Through tips and a case study example, the authors explain the value of using ethnographic research methods to better understand the Hispanic market.
Super Bowl ads with hot men and cute dogs score big with women
Ad results from Super Bowl XLVI are in and women have different tastes from men. Through an informal poll, one research company examined women's most-loved and most-hated ad spots - with commercials featuring attractive men and adorable dogs taking top honors.
By the Numbers: A step forward on measuring marketing research ROI
Thoughts on the research ROI movement and why Coke’s approach is important.
Family research: Keep on trying 'til you reach the highest (common) ground
This article discusses the modern American family dynamic that elevates children's opinions, requiring researchers to rethink the established methodologies for evaluating family consumption and consider the family as a unit.
How a brand's ideals can fuel its growth
An analysis of the 50 brands that ranked highest on both consumer bonding and value creation over the past decade reveals that the most successful businesses are ideals-driven. This article uses several real-world case studies to illuminate the three primary benefits of ideals-driven practices.

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Related Articles

There are 241 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

General Mills marketing research decides cookbook cover
"Betty Crocker's Cookbook" has sold over 22 million copies, but as the flagship of their publishing line, General Mills Marketing experts needed to figure out a cover that could keep the book selling strong. A variety of techniques were used to figure out what book cover would sell best.
Wendy's research serves up The Big Classic
For the Wendy's fast-food chain to compete with McDonalds or Burger King, executives realized that some serious market research was needed. After analyzing taste tests in six different cities, The Big Classic burger was born.
Stroh's Hispanic research 'Is Spoken Here'
Beer company Stroh's tested three Spanish-language television ads to tap into the Hispanic marketplace. Telephone surveys were used with Spanish-speaking interviewers to achieve the best results.
Databases help companies with target marketing efforts
Market research suppliers, like National Decision Systems of California, are helping businesses keep up on customer demographics quickly and easily. Aetna Life and Dunkin' Donuts are among the NDS success stories.
Packaging change boosts coffee's identity
A change in packaging has turned the Johann Jacobs brand of coffees into a viable competitor in the coffee industry. Visibility and projected imagery tests helped create a more contemporary design to make the coffee stand out on supermarket shelves.

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