Scientific Committee/Organizing Committee

Lauren Rogers, Consultant, UK

Lauren Rogers

Lauren Rogers is a freelance sensory science consultant living in the beautiful Staffordshire Peak District. Lauren fell in love with sensory science in the early 1990s when she worked for Dalgety Plc, a food ingredients company. Later, she worked for GlaxoSmithKline, mainly on beverages such as Ribena and Horlicks.

As well as working for several different clients on many different product types and many different qualitative and quantitative methods, Lauren also lectures on sensory science at the University of Nottingham. Lauren is particularly interested in the sensory, consumer and emotional attributes of brands; sensory shelf-life; panel performance; and sensory claim substantiation. She has experience in many food products including: ingredients, snack products, drinks and pet-food. She also has experience in home and personal care products such as shampoos, conditioners, toothpastes and creams.

Lauren is a Fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) and an active member of the IFST’s Sensory Science Group, maintaining their sensory science qualifications. She is also a member of the Market Research Society, the Sensometrics Society, the Society of Sensory Professionals and the ASTM E-18 (Sensory) Committee.

Find out more about Lauren and her recent publications Sensory Panel Management and Discrimination Testing in Sensory Science at,

You can also follow Lauren on Twitter: @laurenlrogers

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