Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimenation (CSGA), France

Organisational form: government

Focus on: sensory perception and eating behavior

Major activities: research, education and training


Created in 2010, the Centre for Taste and Feeding Behaviour (CSGA) belongs to AgroSup Dijon, CNRS, INRA and University of Burgundy. This unit carries out original and unique research on food flavour, sensory perception and eating behaviour, while focusing particularly on the impact of food on health and well-being.

The CSGA which includes about 150 scientists and technical staff and about 40 students developed complementary competencies in key-thematic fields with expertise recognized throughout the world: physiology, neurobiology, chemistry, sensory evaluation, ethology and psychology are disciplines mastered by the different research teams.



CSGA at a glance






Claire Sulmont-Rossé

Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimenation 
AgroSup Dijon, CNRS, INRAe, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté
9E Boulevard Jeanne d'Arc 21000 Dijon, France

Mail: claire.sulmont-rosse@remove-this.inra.fr