Foods is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on food science published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Italian Society of Food Sciences (SISA) and Spanish Nutrition Foundation (FEN) are affiliated with Foods and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.  
  • 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 13.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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: 5.2 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.5 (2022)
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Topic in Sustainability, Agronomy, Agriculture, Foods, Horticulturae
New Trends in Agri-Food Sector: Environmental, Economic and Social Perspectives, 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Riccardo Testa, Giuseppina Migliore, Giorgio Schifani, József Tóth
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Topic in Analytica, Foods, Molecules, Processes, Separations
New Trends on Separation and Extraction of Bioactive Compounds and Respective Applications Topic Editors: Isabel Maria Duque Martins, Madalena M. Dias
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Topic in Beverages, Fermentation, Foods, Molecules, Separations
Advances in Analysis of Flavors and Fragrances: Chemistry, Properties and Applications in Food Quality Improvement Topic Editors: Ana Leahu, Marìa Soledad Prats Moya, Cristina Ghinea
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in IJMS, Molecules, Antioxidants, CIMB, BioChem, Foods
Biological Activities and Chemical Composition of Bee Products and Derivatives Topic Editors: Maria da Graça Costa G. Miguel, Ofelia Anjos
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Foods
Plant Extracts as Functional Food Ingredients Guest Editors: Jaroslawa Rutkowska, Antonella Pasqualone
Deadline: 10 March 2024
Special Issue in Foods
Food Allergen Detection and Characterisation Guest Editor: Nanju Alice Lee
Deadline: 30 March 2024
Special Issue in Foods
Food Allergens: Labelling, Characterization, Immunological Properties and Detection in Food Sources Guest Editors: Linda Monaci, Elisabetta De Angelis
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Foods
Innovative of Chemometrics for Application of Food and Agricultural Products Guest Editor: Chao Hui Feng
Deadline: 15 April 2024
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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