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Journal of Food Biochemistry

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 1458884
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
History: 1977-ongoing
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Journal of Food Biochemistry

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The Journal of Food Biochemistry publishes fully peer-reviewed original research and review papers on the effects of handling, storage, and processing on the biochemical aspects of food tissues, systems, and bioactive compounds in the diet. Researchers in food science, food technology, biochemistry, and nutrition, particularly based in academia and industry, will find much of great use and interest in the journal. Coverage includes: -Biochemistry of postharvest/postmortem and processing problems -Enzyme chemistry and technology -Membrane biology and chemistry -Cell biology -Biophysics -Genetic expression -Pharmacological properties of food ingredients with an emphasis on the content of bioactive ingredients in foods Examples of topics covered in recently-published papers on two topics of current wide interest, nutraceuticals/functional foods and postharvest/postmortem, include the following: -Bioactive compounds found in foods, such as chocolate and herbs, as they affect serum cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease -The mechanism of the ripening process in fruit -The biogenesis of flavor precursors in meat -How biochemical changes in farm-raised fish are affecting processing and edible quality

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Journal of Food Biochemistry

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 1.849
  • 2018 Impact Factor 1.428
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.494
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.125
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.161
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.977
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.040
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.983
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.006
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.732
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.952
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.860
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.022
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.787
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.750
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.708
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.600
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.514
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.597
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.529
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Journal of Food Biochemistry

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.