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UW Professor Teaches A Dairy Sensory Evaluation Course


By Frederica Freyberg | November 4, 2014

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States like California may cultivate wine taste-testers; but here in Wisconsin, we develop dairy taste-testers. For 36 years, UW-Madison Emeritus Professor of Food Science Bob Bradley has been teaching a course in “sensory evaluation,” training students to be taste testers of dairy products.

Students who have what Professor Bradley regards as “good buds” get to join in the team that competes nationally.

Frederica Freyberg

Frederica Freyberg is a reporter for the “Wisconsin Life” project who once won a sportsmen’s club fly-fishing casting contest up north and turned the tackle box prize into a makeup case.
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