welcome to a sensory journey

An exploration of food and flavour

Hello there!

Uncovering the hidden science behind our appreciation of food and flavour.

Flavour SenseNation is an interactive event that explores how our senses influence our perception of flavour. Read more.

 

Lulie Biggs
Creative Director

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RT @TaniaHiggins: Had a thoroughly sensational time working with @flavoursense for the opening of @WestgateOxford! Loads of tasteful with O…

Sat Nov 04 22:48:04 +0000 2017
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what we do

touch

taste

smell

sight

hearing

Our resources have been designed with scientists and science education experts to tie in with the learning objectives, achieved through interaction and fun.

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There are differences in the way we taste (food)… for example some things are inherent within us and some things change with age.

Dr Lisa Methven
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350
max number of taste buds for a chicken
10k
average number of taste buds for a human
25%
approximate percentage of the population that are “super tasters”
1trillion
number of different odours that humans can smell

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