A holistic approach to sensory

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A serious problem that people experience when first delving into sensory is one of self-realization. Beverage industries – primarily the wine and whisky industries – have established a mystique around sensory, implying that a good palate is the result of… Read more

Cara hosts 5 day Practical Beer Taster Training Course at Cicerone® in Chicago

Dr Bill Simpson teaching the class in Chicago






On the 12th October 2015, we hosted a Taster Training Course at the Certified Cicerone® offices in Chicago. During this week Dr Bill Simpson taught over 20 delegates how taste 30 off flavour’s and taints in beer. Delegates learnt about the origins… Read more

Belgian Brewing Conference – Chair J. De Clerck XV

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After the Belgian Beer Weekend the Cara Technology team attended the Belgian Brewing Conference in Leuven, Belgium. The week long conference was hosted at the KU Leuven campus in the city. The Belgian Brewing Conference – Chair J. De Clerck was… Read more

James Worthington achieves distinction in Consumer Studies and Market Research (PG Cert Sensory Science)






James Worthington has achieved distinction in his Consumer Studies and Market Research module in his PG Cert on Sensory Science. This is the fifth module that James has passed throughout the course before his completion in 2016. We are sure… Read more

Zenia Jappinen joins Cara Technology

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We are pleased to announce that Zenia Jappinen has joined the company as a sensory support specialist. She joins the existing sensory team of Emily Chang and Becki Ford. In her role she will work to support our sensory output… Read more

AROXA™ attends the 35th European Brewery Convention congress

Delegates at the AROXA™ stand at the European Brewery Convention






On the 24-28 of May this year, the AROXA™ team attended the European Brewery Convention congress in Porto, Portugal. The 35th biennial conference was held in Portugal for the third time. The European Brewery Convention, founded in 1958, provides a… Read more

Cara Technology attend the SSG meeting at the IFST

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Last week, Amy Voong from our flavours team attended the annual Sensory Science Group meeting at the Institute of Food Science and Technology. The conference is always a great way to keep in contact with sensory scientists within the industry… Read more

SABECO visit Cara Technology






This week SABECO visited our offices and laboratories in Leatherhead. SABECO are the largest brewing company in Vietnam. They operate around 26 breweries, their products are produced under license in a further 6. So far, their staff have attended four ‘open’… Read more

Theory and Practice of Brewery Hygiene Management training at Efes, Russia






This month, Cara delivered training at for Efes on the theory and practice of brewery hygiene management. Cara Technology has experience of this area, having carried out similar work for other brewing companies, and has offered to assist in this project. A… Read more

James Worthington achieves distinction in Sensory Evaluation and Sensory Techniques (PG Cert Sensory Science)






James Worthington has achieved distinction in his Sensory Evaluation and Sensory Techniques module in his PG Cert in Sensory Science. The course is based out of the University of Nottingham, however this particular module was run by Campden BRI. We… Read more