Annchen Mielmann

Associate Professor
Prof Annchen Mielmann


Annchen Mielmann graduated with a Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of the Free State (UFS), Bloemfontein (2014). She is an Associate Professor (Food) in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Potchefstroom. In 2017, she received the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for postdoctoral studies at the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH-HAFL) in Switzerland. In 2019, she received an Y2 rating from the National Research Foundation (NRF). In 2023 Annchen received a Research Scholarship to complete her research at the University of Goettingen, Germany in 2024. From 2023 she acts as a guest editor for a special issue on Sustainable Food Systems for the South African Journal of Science and she also received the NWU Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching Award. Annchen is registered as a Natural Scientist at the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) and is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST), South African Association of Dairy Technology (SASDT) and South African Association of Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences (SAAFECS). Her research focus on consumers' food choices in a specific context to strive for sustainable food consumption.

Physical Address

Subject group Consumer Sciences, Building F15, Room 112 Hoffman Street,

Telephone Number
018 299 2474