We have experience conducting evaluations on a broad range of products. We maintain a database of consumers with the capability of screening for your test objectives.

Types of Testing

  • Discrimination
  • Descriptive
  • Acceptability

Our services include

  • Project design and protocol development
  • Development of screener and ballot with input from the client
  • Panelist recruitment
  • Data collection (12 testing booths equipped with Compusense software)
  • Statistical analysis
  • Assistance with data interpretation
  • Report provided at completion of study

Generally, we can complete your consumer test within two weeks of proposal acceptance. We have an experienced staff ready to meet your testing needs.

For additional information about our services and fees contact Helene Hopfer.

Phone: 814-863-5572 or e-mail hxh83@psu.edu.

Department of Food Science


202 Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building
University Park, PA 16802