Foods is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of food science and is published semimonthly 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, PubAg, 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 17.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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 Nutrients, Dairy, Foods, Children
Probiotics, Prebiotics and Postbiotics in Human Health Topic Editors: Leyuan Li, Malgorzata Muc-Wierzgon, Sandra Martin-Pelaez
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Topic in Dairy, Foods, Nutrients, Children
Advances in Dairy Foods: From Production to Nutritional and Health Attributes Topic Editors: Abderrahmane AIT KADDOUR, Sandra Abreu
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topic in Foods, Materials, Polymers, Sensors, Sustainability
Scientific Advances in STEM: Synergies to Achieve Success. 2nd Edition Topic Editors: Yadir Torres Hernández, Ana María Beltrán Custodio, Manuel Félix Ángel
Deadline: 31 July 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Foods, Gels, Materials, Polymers
Transdisciplinary Rheology, a Bridge to Sustainable Progress and Welfare Topic Editors: Maria Teresa Cidade, Alberto Romero García, Anabela Raymundo, Luis Alfonso Trujillo-Cayado
Deadline: 20 August 2022
Special Issue in Foods
Current Advances in Cheese Microbiology Guest Editors: Javier Carballo, Juan Antonio Centeno
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Special Issue in Foods
Biosensors and Smart Analytical Systems in Food Quality and Safety: Status and Perspectives Guest Editors: Jordi Riu, Barbara Giussani
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Foods
Nutrients and Functional Properties of Crops Guest Editors: Youn Young Shim, Martin J.T. Reaney
Deadline: 6 June 2022
Special Issue in Foods
Postmortem Factors Affecting Meat Quality Guest Editor: Andrea Garmyn
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topical Collection in Foods
Edible Films and Coatings for Food Preservation Collection Editor: Hiléia Karla Silva Souza
Topical Collection in Foods
Phytonutrients in Food: From Traditional to Rational Usage Collection Editor: Quanhong Li
Topical Collection in Foods
Metabolomics in Food Collection Editors: Shikai Yan, Minjie Gao
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