Mars, Inc sensory technician specializes in ice cream

Majoring in Food Science? Read about Molly Hammell and the process of sensory evaluation of ingredients as well as finished products, R&D for new flavors and recruiting for panelists. In Scoop! This Woman Tastes Ice Cream for a Living “We taste everything from finished ice cream products to individual ingredients, and ice cream mix before it’s frozen into ice cream. That helps us really distinguish between the quality of different components in our ice creams. To help ground our taste-testing sessions, we start with a reference sample before evaluating each product that serves as a baseline of what the product should taste like.”

Fast Company July 2017 article by: Lydia Dishman [Source images: loliputa/iStock, CharlieAJA/iStock]