Foods is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of food science and is published monthly 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, AGRICOLA, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Food Science & Technology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Health Professions, miscellaneous)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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: 4.350 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.957 (2020)
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Topic in Foods, Microorganisms, Animals, Agriculture
Development of Agricultural and Food By-Product Resources and Animal Production to Achieve Food Sustainability Editor-in-Chief: Yimin Cai
Deadline: 20 March 2022
Topic in Agronomy, Beverages, Economies, Foods, Sustainability
Alcoholic Beverage Research (Agriculture, Processing, Business and Circular Economy, Climate Effect) Editors-in-Chief: Antonietta Baiano, Pasquale Massimiliano Falcone
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Biosensors, Foods, Sensors, Smart Cities, Technologies
Smart Technologies in Food Packaging and Sensors Editor-in-Chief: Michael Kontominas
Deadline: 30 April 2022
Topic in Nutrients, Dairy, Foods, Children
Probiotics, Prebiotics and Postbiotics in Human Health Editors-in-Chief: Leyuan Li, Malgorzata Muc-Wierzgon, Sandra Martin-Pelaez
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Foods
Green Extraction Technology of Polyphenols from Food By-Product Guest Editor: Ioannis Mourtzinos
Deadline: 17 December 2021
Special Issue in Foods
Advancing Healthy Food Environments for Sustainable Diets in a Changing World Guest Editors: Selena Ahmed, Shauna Downs
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Foods
Climate Changes and Global Warming—the Future of Foods Guest Editors: Diego A. Moreno, Micaela Carvajal-Alcaráz, Cristina García-Viguera, Pablo S. Fernández-Escamez, Paula Mª Periago-Bayonas
Deadline: 10 January 2022
Special Issue in Foods
Recent Advances in Antioxidant Active Food Packaging Guest Editors: Ana Sanches-Silva, Raquel Sendón
Deadline: 20 January 2022
Topical Collection in Foods
Food Modelling Collection Editors: Ursula Gonzales-Barron, Vasco Cadavez
Topical Collection in Foods
Food Additives Collection Editor: Rubén Domínguez
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