Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal focuses on the following topics:

  • Food analysis
  • Nutritional science
  • Healthy diets
  • Nutrition and food health
  • Food processing and technology
  • Food quality and safety
  • Public health nutrition
  • Food engineering
  • Food chemistry
  • Nutritional methodologies and behaviors
  • Food acceptability and dietary selection
  • Nutritional quality of novel foods


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal adopts double-blind peer review (also called anonymous peer review). On one hand, the reviewers do not know the author's identity. On the other hand, the authors do not know who accept to review their manuscripts. After accepting the review task, the external reviewers should return the review result in two weeks.


Publication Frequency

2021 Semiannual, published in June and December

2020 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2019 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2018 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2017 Semiannual, published in May and November


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



  • Academic Journal Articles
  • Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)
  • CiteFactor
  • CNKI Scholar
  • CrossRef
  • Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI)
  • Electronic Journals Library (EZB)
  • Google Scholar
  • iThenticate
  • Journalseek
  • JournalTOCs
  • Linkedin
  • OCLC- WorldCat
  • Open J-Gate
  • Publons
  • Refseek academic search engine
  • ResearchBib
  • Scientific Indexing Service (SIS)
  • Standard Periodical Directory
  • WZB Library



The editor will check the similarity rate of each submission by iThenticate.