Journal of Food Science

Access more than 300 papers each year, totaling more than 2,000 pages of original research and scientific reviews, when you subscribe to the Journal of Food Science.

Published since 1936, the Journal of Food Science (JFS) brings peer-reviewed original research reports and critical reviews across the food science spectrum to professionals at major food companies, government agencies, and universities, worldwide.

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  • Use insights into the latest fundamental science developments to spur innovation and new applications within your own organization
  • Avoid duplication of existing research
  • Access JFS’ fully searchable online archive, dating back to 1936
  • Gain invaluable intelligence for researching grant proposals

Impact Factor (2012): 1.775
Journal Citation Reports © Ranking (2012): 46/124 (Food Science & Technology)

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July 2014 JFS cover

Volume 79 Issue 7 (July 2014)

Issue Highlights: MIT Food Technology: The Major Driver for Food Technology for 50 Years (p. iv-v); Essential Oils: Extraction, Bioactivities, and Their Uses for Food Preservation (p. R1231–1249); The Influence of Different Processing Stages on Particle Size, Microstructure, and Appearance of Dark Chocolate (p. E1359–1365); Extrinsic Attributes That Influence Parents' Purchase of Chocolate Milk for Their Children (p. S1407–1415)

Editorial Mission

The Editorial Mission of JFS is to offer scientists, researchers, and other food professionals the opportunity to share knowledge of scientific advancements in the myriad disciplines affecting their work, through a respected peer-reviewed publication.With authors from more than 90 countries and readers from 50 countries, JFS is an international forum for vital research and developments in food science.

Along with Concise Reviews and Hypothesis papers (both open access), research areas include: Food Chemistry, Toxicology, Engineering, Physical Properties, Microbiology, Safety, Sensory, Nanoscience, Health, and Nutrition.

JFS Take 5 for Food Science video

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Author Diane Barrett, PhD from Univ. of California-Davis discusses her group’s sensory and effectiveness testing of calcium treatments to increase storage time of fresh-cut mangoes, from their latest paper.

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