The Food Science and Biotechnology (Food Sci. Biotechnol.; FSB), an international journal published monthly by the Korean Society of Food Science and Technology (KoSFoST), provides results of original research on the physical, chemical, biological, and health aspects of food science and technology, and a review related to food science and biotechnology. FSB has been covered in Current Contents and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) from 2003. FSB has been also indexed by SCOPUS from September, 2008. Submission of Manuscript FSB operates an on-line submission system. Details of how to submit online and full author instructions can be found at: http://www.fsnb.or.kr/. All manuscripts are subject to double-blinded peer review for the validity of the experimental design and results, significance, and appropriateness for the FSB. The author may submit the names and affiliations of 3-4 potential reviewers, including their email addresses and telephone numbers; however, the Editor-in-Chief is not under obligation to select the suggested referees for reviewing the manuscript. Typically, 2 reviewers are assigned to review each article. Review process is handled by responsible editor for each manuscript. The author will be informed the final decision by the Editor-in-Chief. Papers in a series are not accepted. Membership in KoSFoST is not a prerequisite for submission of manuscript for publication.

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  • We are an international peer-reviewed journal published by the Korean Society of Food Science and Technology.
  • We provide a high visibility platform for your work, with over 113,000 article downloads in 2019.
  • We welcome submissions on food chemistry and analysis for compositional and physiological activity changes, food hygiene and toxicology, food microbiology and biotechnology, and food engineering involved in processing.
  • Our expert editorial team provides attractive turnaround times, averaging 26 days from submission to first decision.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Hyun-Dong Paik
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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2.391 (2020)
Impact factor
2.108 (2020)
Five year impact factor
20 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
211,160 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
2092-6456
Print ISSN
1226-7708
Co-Publisher information
Co-publication with The Korean Society of Food Science and Technology.
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. AGRICOLA
  2. BFI List
  3. Baidu
  4. CAB Abstracts
  5. CLOCKSS
  6. CNKI
  7. CNPIEC
  8. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  9. Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  10. Dimensions
  11. EBSCO Discovery Service
  12. EI Compendex
  13. EMBiology
  14. Google Scholar
  15. IFIS Publishing
  16. INIS Atomindex
  17. INSPEC
  18. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  19. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  20. Korea Citation Index (KCI)
  21. Naver
  22. Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  23. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  24. Portico
  25. ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  26. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  27. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  28. PubMedCentral
  29. SCImago
  30. SCOPUS
  31. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  32. Semantic Scholar
  33. TD Net Discovery Service
  34. UGC-CARE List (India)
  35. WTI AG
  36. Wanfang
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