Clare Wijngaarden

Clare is a HDR Researcher with the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods.

She is a Food and Sensory Scientist, with BSc Food Science and Technology from UNSW, and MSc Sensory Science from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

Her CV includes stints in food manufacturing roles in Australia (QA and Quality Systems), as well as many years abroad working with sensory and consumer research teams in the FMCG sector. She has experience in product testing across a broad range of food, beverage, household and personal care categories, primarily managing sensory focused product and pack research, with trained panels and consumers from around the globe.

Clare’s project focus is on establishing market insights for the native food sector in Australia; identifying current consumer markets, marketing opportunities and value.

Projects Clare Wijngaarden is involved with: