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Journal of Food Science and Technology

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 221155
Publisher: Springer India
History: 1974-1975, 1977-1978, 1980, 1982-1988, 1994-ongoing
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Journal of Food Science and Technology

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Impact Factor


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The Journal of Food Science and Technology (JFST) is the official publication of the Association of Food Scientists and Technologists of India (AFSTI). The Journal is envisaged as the major platform for communicating advances/developments in the post-harvest science, engineering and technology aspects of food/food products to researchers, academicians, industry as well as students of food science and technology. This peer reviewed Journal publishes novel and high quality reviews, original research and short communications covering the wide range of post-harvest related science, engineering and technological aspects of foods, food products and related byproducts with special emphasis on the basic and applied research findings that will impact the quality, safety and/or shelf life of fresh or processed food products including findings that will help improvise the efficiency of a process/technology, effective utilization of by-products or wastes resulting from food processing operations. Manuscripts dealing with pre-harvest aspects will only be considered if the work clearly indicates the relevance to post-harvest practices/processing that will directly impact the safety, quality or shelf life of the food or food products. Critical reviews on new perspectives in food handling and processing, innovative and emerging technologies and trends and future research in food products and food industry byproducts are also welcome. The Journal also publishes book reviews relevant to science, technology and engineering aspects of food or food products.

Journal of Food Science and Technology

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-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 Science and Technology

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 2.077
  • 2018 Impact Factor 2.032
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.067
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.613
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.289
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.006
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.769
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.114
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.541
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.500
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.361
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.212
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.219
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.135
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.104
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.114
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.147
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.159
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.115
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.126
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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


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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.