Achievements | Staff

 

Activities

Assessment of cocoa quality and flavour

  • the study of cocoa fermentation and cocoa drying
  • assessment of dried and fermented beans
  • production of cocoa liquors and chocolates
  • organoleptic evaluation of cocoa liquors and chocolates
  • analysis of data obtained
  • participation in collaborative work in flavour and quality of cocoa
  • and training of persons interested in the assessment of cocoa quality and flavour

Sensory evaluation of cocoa liquors at Cocoa Research Centre - Image copyright Cocoa Research Centre

Organoleptic assessment of cocoa liquors

Student Supervision

Staff are also involved in supervision of post-graduate students:

  • Two M.Phil. students in the Department of Chemistry (Sheldon Pilgrim and Ashaki Andrews).  Main Supervisor: Ivan Chang Yen
  • Ph.D. Food Science and Technology student (Naailah Ali) Main supervisor: Gail Baccus-Taylor

and also offer advice for numerous B.Sc. undergraduate student projects in the Faculty of Food and Agriculture and the Faculty of Science and Technology (both formerly known as the Faculty of Science and Agriculture) and Faculty of Engineering.