Call for papers: [Foods] Special Issue “Sensory Methods for Food Shelf-Life”

*Submission deadline*: 31 May 2020

Impact Factor: 3.011 (2018)

Special Issue Guest editors: Prof. Dr. Elena TorrieriE-MailWebsite
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Tel. +39-08-12539327
Interests: food packaging design; active packaging; shelf life; modified atmosphere packaging; biopolymer coating and film
Prof. Dr. Rossella Di MonacoE-MailWebsite
Guest Editor Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Interests: sensory evaluation of food; new sensory methods; factors affecting consumer behavior of food; liking and consumer choice

The scope of submission is to collect both original research papers and reviews to expand knowledge in the field of sensory shelf life. Articles dealing with methodological and design issues are highly desirable and very welcome. The main topics we are interested in are the following ones: new methods for sensory shelf life estimation; choice of consumers in shelf life studies; freshness perception during shelf-life; sample preparation and conditioning for shelf life evaluation; sensory methods and packaging design; correlation between sensory and instrumental parameters during shelf life.


Foods ( is an Open Access journal with high visibility; also we will do free English editing after the acceptance of your paper. The Article Processing Charges (APC) are 1200 CHF (Swiss Francs) per accepted paper, please see for details.

If you wish to check the suitability of your manuscript for this Issue prior to submission, you are welcome to send an abstract to the editorial office (Ms. Cynthia An: and you will receive feedback shortly.


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