SAAFoST Cape Branch Event

MANAGING Sensory in industry

You are invited to attend presentations on sensory analysis and related sensory aspects, as applied to in the food industry, which will be held at the Department of Food Science, Stellenbosch University on 21 February 2012, 18:00 - 21:00.

Chris Findlay, Chairman of Compusense Inc., Canada & Aret Meyer, MD of Sensient Colors SA will give talks on topical issues regarding the application of sensory analysis in the industrial and research environments.


Tuesday 21 February 2012


Department of Food Science
Stellenbosch University
c/o Hammandshand & Helshoogte Roads


17:30 for 18:00


17:30 - 18h00 Arrival & Network
18:00 - 19:30 Dr Chris Findlay, Compusense Inc, Canada
  • Temporal measurements: Understanding what the methods can deliver
  • Consumer Research - Faster, Cheaper & better Targeted
  • A blitz on a few hot topics!
19h30 - 20:15 Aret Meyer, Sensient Colors SA
  • Food Colors: An overview & Update
20:15 - 21:00 Snacks & Networking


Dr. Chris Findlay is founder and Chairman of Compusense Inc., a leading sensory science company based in Guelph, Canada. A Food Scientist by training, Chris has dedicated the last 25 years to the advancement of Sensory Science. His contributions to the field were recognized in 2010 by the Institute of Food Technology with the inaugural Achievement Award in Sensory and Consumer Science.

Aret Meyer, Sensient Colors South Africa started with Sensient in 2006 as technical consultant to the food and pharmaceutical industries. From 2008 she managed the Business Development portfolio and has since moved into the position of MD.


Free for SAAFoST members; R100 (including VAT) for non - SAAFoST members.


Before or on Friday 17 February 2012 to Tricia Fitchet on 082 969 5676 (cell), 0866 305 985 (fax) or email:


Direct deposit or electronic transfer into our bank account (see below) and fax / email proof of payment to Tricia Fitchet.

o money will be accepted at the event.

Banking Details

Account Name: SAAFoST
Bank: ABSA
Account No.: 920 582 0197 (Savings Account)
Branch Code: 632005
REFERENCE: "CB", your initial and surname, event date e.g. CB, CB-AN Other FEB2012

The venue is generously sponsored by Stellenbosch University and the eats by Sensient Colors SA.
Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Kind regards

Jacques van den Berg
Chair: SAAFoST Cape Branch Committee
Tel: +27 21 859 7000