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Here’s the beef: A sensory panellist samples meat before being asked about the taste of each.

Is there an Alberta advantage when it comes to beef?

Lots of research has been done on evaluating juiciness and tenderness, but the flavour factor isn’t well understood

When people talk about a cut of meat, they might praise its juiciness and tenderness. But they don’t often talk about its flavour. This is something Nicole Gaudette — an expert in a branch of science called sensory analysis — wants to change. “By using sensory evaluation to study consumer preferences, we get an idea […] Read more

Tom Lynch-Staunton joins Alberta Beef Producers

Tom Lynch-Staunton is the new manager of government relations for Alberta Beef Producers and issues manager for the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association. He took up the shared position on Oct. 5. A previous owner and manager of his family’s cattle ranch in southern Alberta, he was director of industry relations for Livestock Gentec. Lynch-Staunton will continue to […] Read more