Consumer Sciences

Daleen van der Merwe

Daleen van der Merwe has extensive research experience in the field of consumer information sources, especially in the context of consumers’ decision making considering food and product labels. Her current work has a strong interest in consumers’ from a health perspective. While working as researcher at the Agricultural Research Council – Grain Crops Institute (1999-2004), she completed both a master’s and a PhD degree in Food Science from the University of the Free State. Daleen van der Merwe accepted a position and the North-West University in 2005.

Annchen Mielmann

Annchen Mielmann obtained her grades, B.Sc. Agric. Food Sciences (2004), M.Sc. Agric. Food Sciences (2006) and Ph.D. Food Sciences (2014) from the University of the Free State (Bloemfontein campus). From 2008 she is lecturing food modules at the School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences. In 2017 she received the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for postdoctoral studies at the Bern University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland.