Special Issue "Coffee and its Consumption: Benefits and Risks"

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2018

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Koushik Adhikari

Food Science & Technology, University of Georgia, Griffin Campus, GA 30223, USA
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Interests: sensory analysis; consumer behavior; food product development; food chemistry; sensometrics

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Coffee, along with tea, are the two most consumed caffeinated beverages in the world. Coffee is primarily known as a morning drink that people consume to start their day. The popular belief that coffee provides energy to start your day is steeped in the fact that it contains a fair amount of caffeine. Lately, coffee has gained more popularity than ever as a social drink, the world over, mainly because of host of chain and non-chain coffee shops that provide gourmet and specialty coffee drinks.

The objective of this Special Issue is to publish original research and review articles on the various as aspects of coffee. The main aspect that this issue will try to address is the phenolic compounds and other antioxidants present in coffee and their health implications, if any. The effects of various stages in coffee processing on composition and aroma generation is another area that this Special Issue will also try to address. Finally, this issue would like to provide readers with information on the impact of processing on the sensory properties and consumer acceptability of coffee.     

Dr. Koushik Adhikari
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.

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Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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