Journal of Food Quality

About this Journal

Aims and scope

Journal of Food Quality is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles related to all aspects of food quality characteristics acceptable to consumers. The journal aims to provide a valuable resource for food scientists, nutritionists, food producers, the public health sector, and governmental and non-governmental agencies with an interest in food quality.

Research article topics that are highly recommended for submission include: analytical tools for measuring parameters of food quality; legislative and regulations related to food safety correlated with research and development of novel food products; food quality of plant based products; meat alternatives etc; food packaging; industry 4.0 elements that contribute to food quality (sensors, Internet of Things - IoT); food traceability related to food quality; digitalisation of industrial monitoring to assure food quality; consumer as a central figure for accepting and considering food quality; blockchain for food quality etc.

Pre-harvest research will only be considered where it focuses on the effects of pre-harvest conditions on food quality. Articles regarding food safety may be considered, such as when a comprehensive evaluation of a food product or technology is reported.

    The Wiley Hindawi Partnership

    This journal is published by Hindawi as part of a publishing collaboration with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. It is a fully Open Access journal produced under the Hindawi and Wiley brands.

    Bibliographic information

    ISSN: 0146-9428 (Print)
    ISSN: 1745-4557 (Online)
    DOI: 10.1155/6095

    Archival content

    Content published prior to 2017 is hosted on the Wiley Online Library.

      Open Access

      Journal of Food Quality is an open access journal. All articles are immediately available to read and reuse upon publication. More information about our Open Access policy can be found on our copyright page.


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          Acceptance rate36%
          Submission to final decision76 days
          Acceptance to publication23 days
          Journal Citation Indicator0.540
          Impact Factor3.200

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