Food processing and consumption

The HAFL research projects and service contracts centre on important issues and current challenges the food industry is facing along the value chains, from food processing through trade, to consumption. The projects focus on technical, health and social aspects, and always have a practical application.

Food processing

Together with the food processing sector, HAFL analyses and develops innovative manufacturing processes in which specific food microstructures are produced which affect the sensory properties of the product. more

Food business and consumption

The team analyses food industry value chains in terms of trends, marketing and consumer behaviour, and develops customised optimisation strategies. more



Sensory evaluation

The HAFL sensory analysis specialists use specific sensory testing methods to develop comprehensive and customised solutions for product development, quality assurance and marketing more




Prof. Dr Elisabeth Eugster

Head of Division Food Science & Management


Phone +41 (0)31 910 21 16