Good Sensory Practices – Panellist Characteristics
What characteristics should a panellist ideally have?
Although anybody can be recruited for sensory panellist training, here are some characteristics that will help choose a good potential panellist.
A good sensory panellist:
- Has time available for taste sessions
- Meets sensory acuity requirements
- A team player
- A quick learner
- Confident – can speak up in front of others
- Not afraid to say a sample is uncharacteristic.