Sensory Evaluation of Honey

Honey Sensory Experience

Event Date

Robert Mondavi Institute Sensory Building, Sensory Theater

With so many varieties of honey to choose from, just how do you know each should taste?

This introductory course uses sensory evaluation tools and methods to educate participants in the nuances of varietal honey. Students will learn about methods of evaluation, stands and quality in this certificate program.

Sensory Evaluation of Honey Certificate Course

Date: October 26 – 28, 2018

This evaluation course is for anyone interested in learning how to critically taste and assess honey. Using standard sensory techniques, packers, chefs, beekeepers, writers, food manufacturers, honey aficionados will learn about honey. Attendees will receive a UC Davis Honey Flavor Wheel in addition to a jump drive with all presentations.

  • Taste over 40 varietals from across the US, Europe and other locales.

  • Learn the positive attributes and defects found in honey

  • Learn about the science of tasting from Sensory Faculty at UC Davis

  • Learn about labeling laws and their limitations

  • Get an update on the latest UC Davis Sensory Research

  • Receive lectures from leading authorities in nutrition, medical science, and adulteration and even a cooking demonstration on how to use honey in creative ways.

  • An exam at the end of the course will help you evaluate how much you have learned.

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Sensory Evaluation of Honey Certificate Course
Date: October 26-28, 2018

Fee: $699 ($799 after October 3rd)

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