Journal of Food Research

Journal of Food Research (JFR) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. It publishes original research, applied, and educational articles in all areas of food science and technology.

The journal is under the editorial leadership of Antonello Santini, PhD, Professor of Food Chemistry, Department of Pharmacy, University of Napoli "Federico II", Napoli, Italy. View the entire Editorial Board.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals. The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free access and download.

The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following fields:

  • History and culture of food
  • Novel foods and sensory analysis
  • Food quality and safety
  • Food chemistry and toxicology
  • Food microbiology
  • Food nutrition and health
  • Nutraceuticals and functional food
  • Food engineering and physical properties
  • Food laws and regulations
  • Food economics and marketing
  • Concise reviews and hypotheses in food science
  • Any other topic related to food

The journal is abstracted/indexed in:

  • CAB Abstracts
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • EBSCOhost
  • Global Health
  • ProQuest
  • More >>


2015 Q3: Articles Received: 31; Accepted: 25; Rejected: 8; Published: 18; Retracted: 0

2015 Q2: Articles Received: 54; Accepted: 28; Rejected: 26; Published: 18; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 33; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 10; Published: 22; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 139; Accepted: 85; Rejected: 52; Published: 83; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 146; Accepted: 91; Rejected: 46; Published: 108; Retracted: 0


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Each paper published in Journal of Food Research is assigned a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



JFR, Vol. 5, No. 1, February 2016: Call for Papers


Journal of Food Research (JFR) is calling for submission of papers for the Vol. 5, No. 1, February 2016 issue. You are cordially invited to submit manuscripts to JFR. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to JFR, please view the journal’s profile and submit your manuscripts online.

Tutorial for Paper Submission

We also would like to cooperate with other institutions to publish special issues.

All manuscripts should be written in English and prepared in MS-Word format.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Posted: 2015-11-04
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Vol 4, No 6 (2015)

Journal of Food Research, Vol. 4, No. 6, 2015,  e-Version FirstTM

Table of Contents


André Ravel, Boubacar Sidibé, Pascal Moreau, Jean-Robert Bisaillon
Hayriye Cetin-Karaca, Melissa C. Newman
Heltan M. Mwalugha, Joseph G. Wakibia, Glaston M. Kenji, Mwanjala A. Mwasaru
Rania Agil, Chloé Gilbert, Hamed Tavakoli, Farah Hosseinian
José A. Partida, Tania A. Casaya, María S. Rubio, Rubén D. Méndez
Afolabi, M. O., Ibitoye, W. O., Agbaje, A. F.
Adepoju, Oladejo T, Adefila, Samuel A
Wachira Singkong
Carlos Santos, Carlos Moniz, Cristina Roseiro, Vera Medeiros, Isabel Afonso, Marina Tavares, Manuel A. Dias, Duarte J. B. da Ponte
David S. Conner, Rocki-Lee DeWitt, Shoshanah M. Inwood, Michael Archer
Simon Oduor Ochanda, John Kanyiri Wanyoko, Henrik Kipngeno Ruto
André Ravel, Boubacar Sidibé, Pascal Moreau, Jean-Robert Bisaillon
L. Karina Lorenzo, Levente L. Diosady
Eke-Ejiofor J., Deedam J. N., Beleya E. A.
Nanying Wang, Jack E. Houston, Gregory Colson, Zimin Liu