Special Issue "Beverages Additives"
A special issue of Beverages (ISSN 2306-5710).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 October 2018).
Interests: analytical chemistry; polymer chemistry; food science
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Beverage additives are the substances that may be incorporated, either directly or indirectly, during processing or storage; and, when introduced purposely, aid in processing or to preserve or improve the quality of a product. Additives are used for beverages to maintain or improve freshness, to improve product consistency, to improve or maintain nutritional value, to maintain palatability and wholesomeness, or to enhance flavor or impart desired color. Some natural additives of plant or animal origin to beverages can shape their health-promoting properties. The use of beverage additives requires appropriate control and sensory and consumer analyses.
Original and review papers dealing with all aspects of beverage additives are welcome for inclusion in this Special Issue of Beverages. This issue will focus primarily on:
- Sweeteners, acidity regulators, colorants, flavoring agents, emulsifiers, stabilizers
- Bioactives (natural antioxidants, natural antimicrobial agents, probiotics, prebiotics, phytosterols, omega-3 fatty acids)
- Sport, energetic, and coffee based drinks
- Analytical methods used for additives analysis
- Sensory properties
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) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs). 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.