Bryson Bolton is the Manager of Sensory and Sample Collections at Synergy Flavors. He leads a team that provides sensory support to the R&D and Quality community. In this role, he also manages a team that catalogs over 80,000 different flavors in Synergy's database.
Prior to joining Synergy Flavors, Bryson was the Sensory & Consumer Research Manager at Product Dynamics. There he provided leadership, guidance and insight on all sensory and consumer research activities. He was a primary a customer contact and served as key client advisor and resource to many food, beverage, and ingredient manufacturers. Prior to Product Dynamics, Bryson was a Sensory Scientist at Kraft Foods, Inc. There, he provided sensory and consumer science support to the Grocery R&D Community and the Center of Excellence for Cheese and Dairy.
Bryson is a former Adjunct Sensory Evaluation Instructor at Dominican University and is an active member in the following organizations: American Society for Testing Materials and the Society of Sensory Professionals.
Bryson joined IFT in 2004 and has been an active IFT volunteer. He is currently a third year Board member.
B.S. in Food Science; minor in Chemistry from Alabama A & M University
M.S. in Food Science; concentration in Sensory Science and minor in Enology from Cornell University