Special Issue "Beverages and Culture"

A special issue of Beverages (ISSN 2306-5710).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 December 2018

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Miranda Mirosa

Department of Food Science, University of Otago, New Zealand
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Phone: +64 (0)3 479 7953
Interests: Consumer behavior and food/beverage choice; Consumer research methods; Cross cultural research on food/beverage preferences; Asian consumers' food/beverage preferences; The impact of food/beverage choice on consumers' health and wellness; Environmental and sustainability issues around food/beverage choice

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Culture is, without doubt, one of the main influences on consumption. This Special Issue focuses on the cultural factors that influence consumer drinking behaviors and beverage choice. These factors include wide-ranging spheres of influence that directly or indirectly influence drinking behaviors and beverage choice: Macro-system influences (e.g., marketing, values, food systems), social influences (e.g., family), and environmental influences (e.g., institutional and community).

This Special Issue focuses, not only on how culture affects what beverages are consumed, but also on the role of beverages in life. Both individual cultural case studies and cross-cultural comparisons are welcomed.

I look forward to receiving your contributions.

Dr. Miranda Mirosa
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Beverages is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) is waived for well-prepared manuscripts submitted to this issue. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • Cultural factors that influence consumers’ drinking behaviors and beverage choice
  • The role of beverages in life

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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