3rd European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research in September 2008

December 11, 2007

Oxford, 11 December 2007 - Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services is pleased to announce that it will hold the Third European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research on 7-10 September 2008. Industry experts will be joining together to hear about cutting edge research and innovative ideas in sensory and consumer research. It will take place at the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany, one of the largest universities for applied science.

With recent news of a new natural sweetener, Brazzein, which is 2000 times sweeter than sucrose, it is no surprise that food manufacturers are continually striving to introduce their latest research and innovations to the market. The Third European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research will provide the ideal opportunity to find out how the latest findings in sensory science can be meaningfully used for successful product innovations. The three day conference will also look at the increased importance of sensory science in connection with innovative R&D and marketing, and how information relating to socio-demographic, psychographic and behavioural factors are responsible for consumer preferences.

The closing date for abstract submissions is 29 February 2008.
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About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Working in partnership with the global science and health communities, Elsevier's 7,000 employees in over 70 offices worldwide publish more than 2,000 journals and 1,900 new books per year, in addition to offering a suite of innovative electronic products, such as ScienceDirect (http://www.sciencedirect.com/), MD Consult (http://www.mdconsult.com/), Scopus (http://www.info.scopus.com/), bibliographic databases, and online reference works.

Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/) is a global business headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide. Elsevier is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc (http://www.reedelsevier.com/), a world-leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. Reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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