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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JFS April 2014 cover

Volume 79 Issue 4 (April2014)

Issue Highlights: Toxicology and Chemical Food Safety in the Journal of Food Science: 1936 – the present (p. iv-v); Industrial Applications of Selected JFS articles (p. vi-vii); Diet Effects in Gut Microbiome and Obesity (p. R428-441); Deodorization of Garlic Breath Volatiles by Food and Food Components (p. C526-533)
JFS v78nS2 Traceability Supplement

Volume 78 Issue S2 (December 2013) Supplement: Making Traceability Work

Issue Highlights: Making Traceability Work across the Entire Food Supply Chain (p. B21-27); Food Product Tracing Technology Capabilities and Interoperability (p. B28-33); Pilot Projects for Improving Product Tracing along the Food Supply System (p. B34-39)

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.

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Enhance the credibility of your research by being published in a peer-reviewed journal from IFT, an internationally recognized society of over 17,000 food science scholars. Join authors from more than 90 countries in sharing knowledge of scientific advancements in the myriad disciplines affecting the work of food professionals across the globe.

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Library of Congress


Library of Congress
In 2004, JFS was one of only 300 journals chosen by the U.S. Library of Congress as a "High Priority Serial."

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