Els de Hoog

Senior Project Manager Flavour & Texture

Els de Hoog is a senior project manager in the Food Division at NIZO food research. She manages contract research projects for global food companies leading multidisciplinary teams. Main focus areas of her expertise are mouth feel, perception, protein technology, food physics, product stability and formulation. She is (co-)author of several peer reviewed publications. Over the last decade central theme in her work is engineering perception by means of aroma, taste and texture modalities in the framework of the protein transition, healthy diets and sustainability.

She studied chemistry at the Utrecht University and obtained a PhD in Colloid and Physical Chemistry in 2001 at the Van ’t Hoff laboratory of the Utrecht University. After her PhD she started working at NIZO food research holding various functions.

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