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2017

Animal Sciences

Palatability

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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Effects Of Labeling And Consumer Health Trends On Preferred Ground Beef Color Characteristics, Fat Content And Palatability In Simulated Retail Display, Fred W. Pohlman Ii, Fred Pohlman, Nicholas B. Anthony, Famous Yang Jan 2017

Effects Of Labeling And Consumer Health Trends On Preferred Ground Beef Color Characteristics, Fat Content And Palatability In Simulated Retail Display, Fred W. Pohlman Ii, Fred Pohlman, Nicholas B. Anthony, Famous Yang

Discovery, The Student Journal of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Nutritional concerns have impacted the protein market, decreasing red meat consumption as well as prompting the advent of lean and extra lean ground beef. However, such lean blends of ground beef may suffer in palatability. This study seeks to bridge the gap between perceived health and palatability. Participants were asked to identify the relative importance of characteristics commonly used in purchasing ground beef and select a preferred package of ground beef from labeled and unlabeled sections consisting of 4%, 10%, 20%, and 27% fat content. Instrumental color data and their main drivers were also collected. Participants then completed a blind ...