International Journal of Food Studies

The International Journal of Food Studies (IJFS), a journal of the ISEKI_Food Association, is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal featuring scientific articles on the world of Food in Education, Research and Industry. This journal is a forum created specifically to improve the international dissemination of Food Science and Technology knowledge between Education, Research and Industry stakeholders. 

Original contributions relevant to the following topics will be considered for publication:

  • Education methods, including Life Long Learning and e-learning;
  • Research and application in academia, research, industry;
  • Critical reviews of scientific literature by researchers, students, invited authors;
  • Exchange of views and opinions of a scientific nature including testimonies on career experiences in Food Industry/Research/Education (required skills, challenges and successes).

Manuscripts focusing on Food related Education topics are particularly welcome.


The IJFS also accepts original research works dealing with food processing, design, storage and distribution, including effects on product’s safety and quality, and food chain sustainability. The journal is also open to other food-related topics such as food security and food policy.

We support the scientific moral and ethics of the scientific community, in particular, the code of ethics for Food Science and Technology professionals (



Original research, reviews, opinions, testimonies and best practices coming from professionals either from the sectors of Education, Research or Industry are welcome to be published in this journal.

Authors must ensure that the submission has not been previously published, nor is submitted to another journal for consideration.

Papers accepted for publication become the copyright of the Journal.


The International Journal of Food Studies is mainly directed to scientists, technologists, researchers, teachers and students working in the food sector.


We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting, or if already registered can simply log in and begin the 5 step process. Please see the Submission Circuit for more details.

You can download the template (compatible with Mac and Windows Word 97/98/2000/2003/2007) for your article at Manuscript template.


The International Journal of Food Studies is an open access journal, offering authors the possibility to have their paper freely available to everyone, including those who do not subscribe. To cover part of the costs of this service, authors are required to pay an article publication charge (APC) of 400 Euros. A special APC price of 350 euros is available to ISEKI_Food Association members.

Every attempt is made to secure publication of an approved paper within 12 months – Annual reports of IJFS are available here.

Vol 10, No 1 (2021): International Journal of Food Studies



We are pleased to welcome you to the 21st issue (vol 10 | issue 1) of the International Journal of Food Studies, the first issue of the 10th year of publication that is now online.

First of all, we hope to find you safe and in good health!

This issue includes one invited paper from the 2nd edition of the International School on Modeling and Simulation in Food and Bio Processes, two invited papers from 5th International ISEKI Food Conference - ISEKI Food 2018 - The  Food  System  Approach  – New challenges for  Education, Research and  Industry, and one invited paper from the e-conference on Food Texture and Rheology.

In 2020, with the help and support of all, our journal - IJFS, continued to have success despite the COVID situation. For more details, please consult the journal Annual Publication Report.

We take this opportunity to sincerely thank Prof. Tanaboon Sajjaanantakul for his crucial role in developing the International Journal of Food Studies

We also would like to invite you to the 6th issue of the International ISEKI-Food Conference that will focus on Sustainable Development Goals in Food Systems: Challenges and Opportunities for the Future. This online conference aims to promote a comprehensive and constructive discussion on the SDGs' status and achievements.

Enjoy issue 21st of IJFS.

Please, take care and stay safe!

Cristina L.M. Silva | CBQF – Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina – Laboratório Associado, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa/Porto | Portugal

Table of Contents

- Research and application

Rallou Thomopoulos, Nicolas Salliou, Carolina Abreu, Vincent Cohen, Timothée Fouqueray
Melanie Cornelia, Angeline Aprilina, Irene Triyanti
Pedro Prates Valério, Amanda Lemette Teixeira Brandão, Jesus Maria Frias Celayeta, Erika Cristina Cren
Pedro Prates Valério, Isabella Fonseca Araujo, Juan Canellas Bosch Neto, Jesus Maria Frias Celayeta, Erika Cristina Cren
Fred Nimoh, Richmond Anaman, Alhassan Abubakar, Bortey Manison Bishop, Daniel Opoku Darko
Marius Herold, Sören Morick, Oliver Hensel, Uwe Grupa
Heloísa Maria Ângelo Jerônimo, Maria Elieidy Gomes de Oliveira, Carlos Eduardo Vasconcelos de Oliveira, Natália Ferrão Castelo Branco Melo, Alex Poeta Casali, Antônio Rosendo da Costa, Aryane Ribeiro da Silva, Ricácia de Sousa Silva, Tânia Lúcia Montenegro Stamford
Muhamad Wahyu Pamuji, Eko Hari Purnomo, Azis Boing Sitanggang
Wasiu Awoyale, Hakeem Oyedele, Busie Maziya-Dixon

- Critical reviews of scientific literature

K. R. Jolvis Pou