Vol 9, No 1 (2020)

International Journal of Food Studies

DOI: https://doi.org/10.7455/ijfs/9.1.2020



We are pleased to welcome you to the 18th issue (vol 9 | issue 1) of the International Journal of Food Studies, the first issue of the 9th year of publication that is now online.

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

In face of the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all of us had to work remotely, avoiding unnecessary social interaction, but with the individual responsibility of protecting its community. Therefore, we would like to thank all the editorial team members of IJFS and reviewers who, in these difficult times, have continued to work hard to enable the publication of this issue.

We take the opportunity to inform our readers that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 6th International ISEKI-Food Conference was postpone from 8 - 10 July 2020 to 23 – 25 June 2021.

Finally, we invite all to leave your opinion and suggestions on the IJFS, by answering the online questionnaire at the IJFS site. It will take less than 5 minutes to complete.


Enjoy issue 18th 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

Damilola O. Seyi-Amole, Abiodun A. Onilude, Dasari S. Rani, Prakash M. Halami
Venelina T. Popova, Tanya A. Ivanova, Albena S. Stoyanova, Violeta V. Nikolova, Margarita H. Docheva, Tzveta H. Hristeva, Stanka T. Damyanova, Nikolay P. Nikolov
Sara Ouldchikh, Aicha TirTouil, Boumédiene Meddah
Anna Marinopoulou, Maria Papageorgiou, Maria Irakli, Dimitrios Gerasopoulos
Sunisa Roidoung, Napatsawan Ponta, Ruttapong Intisan
Amal N. Al-Kuraieef, Amal H. Alshawi
Amit Lohan, Ravinder Kaushik, Vikas Bansal, Kamal Gandhi
Deepali Mohite, Roji Waghmare
Ismail M. Al Bulushi, Nejib Guizani, Mutamed Ayyash, Mohammed Al Za'abi, Aisha Abushelaibi, Hilton C. Deeth, Zahra Al Kharousi, Fathiya Al Hamadani, Salha Al Maskari, Jamila Alkalbani
Pongdanai Duangsai, Somsamorn Gawborisut