Journal History

2012 Foods is launched. Prof. Dr. Charles Brennan is the founding Editor-in-Chief. The inaugural volume is released, Foods is initially published as a quarterly journal.
2015 Foods is indexed by the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science.
2017 Foods becomes a monthly journal and is covered by PubMed. Eight Sections are added: Food Processing and Technology; Food Physics and (Bio)Chemistry; Food Analysis; Food Microbiology; Food Function and Nutrition; Meat; Dairy; Grain. Foods sponsors the 7th International Symposium on "Delivery of Functionality in Complex Food Systems". The Twitter account for Foods is created. The first Travel Award and Outstanding Reviewer Award are offered.
2018 Foods is accepted for inclusion in Scopus and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).
2019 The first Impact Factor is 3.011. Foods is ranked 35/136 (Q2) in the Category ‘Food Science & Technology’ in SCIE.
2020 The 2019 Impact Factor is 4.092. Foods ranks 27/139 (Q1) in the Category "Food Science & Technology" in SCIE. Two new Sections "Food Packaging and Preservation" and “Foodomics” are established. Foods holds the 1st International Electronic Conference on Food Science and Functional Foods from November 10‒25, 2020.
2021

The 2020 Impact Factor is 4.350. Foods ranks 37/144 (Q2) in the Category "Food Science & Technology" in SCIE.

Six new Sections "Food Toxicology", "Food Systems", "Food Biotechnology", "Foods of Marine Origin", "Plant Foods" and "Drinks and Liquid Nutrition" are established.

Editors-in-Chief

2012-2013 Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Charles Brennan
2013-2021 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Smith
2019- Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Juan L. Silva for Section Food Engineering and Technology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Antonello Santini for Section Food Analytical Methods
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Arun K. Bhunia for Section Food Microbiology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Joe Vinson for Section Food Nutrition
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Antonello Santini for Section Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Derek V. Byrne for Section Sensory and Consumer Sciences
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Marina Carcea for Section Grain
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Esther Sendra for Section Dairy
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robyn Warner for Section Meat
2020- Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Susana Casal for Section Food Quality and Safety
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Joana S. Amaral for Section Food Physics and (Bio)Chemistry
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Theodoros Varzakas for Section Food Security and Sustainability
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Benu P. Adhikari for Section Food Packaging and Preservation
2021- Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Juana Fernández-López for Section Meat
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Katrina Campbell for Section Food Systems
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ana Gomes for Section Food Biotechnology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. José Antonio Beltrán Gracia for Section Foods of Marine Origin
2021- Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Arun K. Bhunia
 
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