אילת אופק

Sensory Manager and Development Technologist at Strauss Coffee
She joined the coffee company in 1998 as Plant Technologist, and since 2002 serves as Sensory Manager and Development Technologist at the international R&D unit of Strauss Coffee.\nAyelet established and developed the sensory field at Strauss Coffee, which has become a key discipline in QA and development processes of Strauss's coffee companies in Israel and the world.\nAyelet established and manages Strauss Coffee's panel of expert tasters, which includes14 "super tasters" specialized in various types of coffee and other powder-based drinks. The information provided by this panel serves as a primary tool in sensory evaluation of company products for developers and managers alike.\nAs an expert Food Technologist, Eilat also initiates and develops products in the company.\nAyelet holds a B.Sc. in chemistry, food engineering, biotechnology and information systems from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).