Foods is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of food science and is published semimonthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusSCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, FSTA, AGRIS, PubAg, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Food Science & Technology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Health Professions (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 15.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 5.561 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.940 (2021)
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Topic in Beverages, Dietetics, Foods, Nutrients, Sustainability
Recent Advances in Consumers’ Preferences and Behavior toward Healthy and Functional Foods Topic Editors: Giuseppe Antonio Di Vita, Gioacchino Pappalardo
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Biosensors, Foods, Sensors, Smart Cities, Technologies
Smart Technologies in Food Packaging and Sensors Topic Editors: Michael Kontominas, Anastasia Badeka
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Processes, Beverages, Nutraceuticals, Foods
Innovative Food Processing Technologies – 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Anet Režek Jambrak, Krystian Marszałek
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Agriculture, Energies, Foods, Sustainability
New Insights in Agriculture: Sustainability, Digitalization and Food Safety Topic Editors: Kristina Kljak, Klaudija Carović-Stanko, Darija Lemić, Jernej Jakše, Kurt A. Rosentrater, Arup Kumar Goswami, Craig Sturrock
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Foods
Circular Bioeconomy: Novel Processes and Materials for Food Preservation Guest Editors: Sergio Torres-Giner, Amparo Chiralt, Chelo Gonzalez-Martinez
Deadline: 30 March 2023
Special Issue in Foods
Food Allergens: Labelling, Characterization, Immunological Properties and Detection in Food Sources Guest Editors: Linda Monaci, Elisabetta De Angelis
Deadline: 10 April 2023
Special Issue in Foods
Improvement of the Health Properties of Meat Products Guest Editors: Mirian Pateiro, María Victoria Sarries Martínez
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Foods
Functional Foods for Health—the Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Role of Fruits, Vegetables and Culinary Herbs Guest Editors: João Guilherme Costa, Ana Sofia Fernandes, Cíntia Ferreira-Pêgo
Deadline: 15 May 2023
Topical Collection in Foods
Edible Films and Coatings for Food Preservation Collection Editor: Hiléia Karla Silva Souza
Topical Collection in Foods
Dietary Fiber and Polysaccharide: Preparation, Structure and Health Benefits Collection Editor: Qiang Yu
Topical Collection in Foods
Phytonutrients in Food: From Traditional to Rational Usage Collection Editor: Quanhong Li
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