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KAIT RAUEN

Kait Rauen puts her science background and devotion to delicious food to the test as a Chief Sensory Officer, testing products with consumers to ensure they’re as tasty and delightful as they can possibly be.

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THIS SENSORY SCIENTIST CAN GUARANTEE YOU ENJOY YOUR NEXT SNACK

By DAN MORGRIDGE PUBLISHED ON 06/15/2018

KAIT RAUEN PASSES FOOD SAMPLES THROUGH A BOOTH WINDOW TO A TASTE PANELIST DURING A CONSUMER TASTE PANEL. | PHOTO COURTESY OF SCHREIBER FOODS

MA trip to the grocery store is a gauntlet of choices, with new items and products vying for your attention. So you take a leap and buy something new -- say a type of cheese you’ve never seen. (Try anything once, right?) Then, at home, the real test: did this food live up to your expectations? Sensory scientist Kait Rauen has the challenging task of ensuring you’re satisfied with dairy products ranging from the coldest ice cream to shelf-stable ghee.

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