Aims and Scope

Food Science and Applied Biotechnology journal summarizes fundamentals and innovations in food science and applied biotechnology. The journal focuses on food science and technology, food processing, food quality, food safety, food chemistry, food microbiology, food/drug interaction; pesticide residue analysis; applied biochemistry, biochemical analysis, molecular biology and microbiology, biotechnology; applied biotechnology and bioprocess engineering, enzymology and enzyme engineering, biotechnological production systems, genomics and proteomics; metagenomics, bioenergetics, bioinformatics, natural antioxidants in food, industrial microbiology; metabolic engineering; photochemistry; food physics, food engineering, applied ecology, food toxicology, aquaphotomics, nutrition and dietetics, catering, tourism, etc.

The challenges of modern human society require extensive development of fundamentals and innovations to ensure sustainable production of quality foods, effective production of a wide range of biotechnological products including enzymes, medicines, food additives, etc.


Food Science and Applied Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of research and innovations in:

 - Food Science and Technology (science and technology of food and beverages, animal and plant cell tissue as food raw materials, food enzyme processes and interaction, packaging and food shelf life, use of natural antioxidants in foods and drinks, and etc.). Particular areas of interest include: Food Science and Technology, Food Processing, Natural Antioxidants in Food, Wine and Alcoholic Beverages, Beer and Soft Drinks, Water, Perfumery, Cosmetics, Tobacco Science and Technology.

 - Food Quality and Safety (monitoring of food quality and safety, etc.). Particular areas of interest include: Food Quality, Food Safety, Food Chemistry, Photochemistry, Food/Drug Interaction; Pesticide Residue Analysis; Food Microbiology.

 - Food Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (biochemical changes during food and beverage processing, studies on enzyme interactions in food, the influence of enzyme activity on food quality, enzyme methods for accelerated food production, etc.). Particular areas of interest include: Applied Biochemistry, Enzymology; Biochemical Analysis, Molecular Biology and Metagenomics.

 - Applied Biotechnology (microorganisms, plant cell tissue and organ cultures, algae, monitoring of bioprocesses, enzymes, etc.). Particular areas of interest include: Biotechnology; Applied Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, Enzymology and Enzyme Engineering, Industrial Microbiology, Genomics and Proteomics, Metagenomics, Bioenergetics, Bioinformatics, Plant Biotechnology, Metabolic Engineering, Applied Ecology, Waste and Biomass Valorization, Food Toxicology, Molecular Microbiology, and Pharmaceutical Microbiology.

 - Nutrition and Tourism (nutrition, diet and dietetics, food storage, cooking, refrigeration, preservation, food services, catering, hospitality management, hotel management, tourism, etc.). Particular areas of interest include: Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Services, Catering, and Tourism.

 - Food Engineering (food processing, food preservation, food engineering, physical properties of food, structural and mechanical properties of food, heat and mass transfer processes, electrical properties of food, machines and apparatus, automation of the food, wine and tobacco industries). Particular areas of interest include: Food Engineering, Food Physics, Photochemistry; Aquaphotomics, Structural Analysis, Mechanical Analysis of Food, Heat Transfer, Refrigeration, Mass Transfer, Processes and Apparatus in Food Industries.

The above list is only indicative. Journal editors welcome thought-provoking papers on areas not listed above but drawn within the disciplines of Food Science, Biotechnology and Food Engineering.


Out of scope

- Manuscripts presenting simple recipes for food production with limited application and marginal novelty;

- Manuscripts duplicating any other previously published work, including your own previously published work;

- Manuscripts that are currently under consideration or peer review or accepted for publication or in press or published elsewhere;

- Manuscripts with insufficient novelty in the field of Biotechnology (manuscripts focusing only on the optimization of the culture medium, simple analysis, etc.).