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ASBC Methods of Analysis - Sensory Analysis-6: Paired Comparison Test (International Method)

ASBC Methods of Analysis

Sensory Analysis

Sensory Analysis-6
Paired Comparison Test (International Method)

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Summary
The test described in this method is used for the following purposes: (a) Directional Difference Test –to determine in what way a particular sensory characteristic differs between two samples (e.g., more sweet or less sweet); (b) Paired Preference Test–to establish whether a preference exists between two samples (e.g., in consumer tests); and (c) Assessor Training–to select, train, and perfect assessors.