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 Beer Weekend

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On the 3 of September, the AROXA™ team attended the Belgian Beer Weekend in Brussels. 2015 marked the 17th year the weekend has been run by the Belgian brewers association. The Belgian Brewers are one of the oldest professional associations… 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

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

Emily Chang joins Cara Technology

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We are pleased to announce that Emily Chang has joined the company full time after working as a graduate trainee for 9 months at Cara Technology. She has joined the company in the capacity of sensory support specialist. She joins… Read more

Becki Clark joins Cara Technology as sensory support manager

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Dr Becki Clark has joined the company as our sensory support manager. She has years of experience in area of sensory science. During her PhD at Nottingham she focused on sensory, investigating how the main sensory components in beer (sweetness, bitterness, alcohol and… Read more