who we are
The European Sensory Network (ESN) is a powerful international network of leading research institutions and industrial partners at the cutting edge of sensory and consumer sciences. It was founded in 1989 to meet the challenge of the rapidly developing science of sensory analysis within Europe.
Today, the European Sensory Network brings together 32 member organisations acting in 17 European countries, and five non-European countries. ESN members and partners share their knowledge and expertise to explore the value and applications of sensory sciences in food and non food industrial practices.
A focus of ESN activities is on cross-border studies. ESN offers numerous close cross-border links between sensory scientists and industrial partners. These collaborations have proven to be very valuable. The well established contacts among ESN members make it easy to plan and perform international studies, and guarantee exceptional research following universal standards.
recent publications More
Biochemical and sensory characteristics of the cricket and mealworm fractions from supercritical carbon dioxide extraction and air classificationMika H. Sipponen, Outi E. Mäkinen, Katariina Rommi, Raija-Liisa Heiniö, Ulla Holopainen-Mantila, Sanna Hokkanen, Terhi K. Hakala, Emilia Nordlund (2017) (European Food Research and Technology). doi:10.1007/s00217-017-2931-1
FGF21 Is a Sugar-Induced Hormone Associated with Sweet Intake and Preference in HumansSusanna Søberg, Camilla H. Sandholt, Naja Z. Jespersen, Ulla Toft, Anja L. Madsen, Stephanie von Holstein-Rathlou, Trisha J. Grevengoed, Karl B. Christensen, Wender L.P. Bredie, Matthew J. Potthoff, Thomas P.J. Solomon, Camilla Scheele, Allan Linneberg, (2017) (Cell Metabolism) Volume 25, 1045 - 1053.e6. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2017.04.009
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