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Annual review of food science and technology


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


Annual Reviews Inc.



Publication type



19411413, 19411421





How to publish in this journal


The Annual Review of Food Science and Technology, in publication since 2010, covers current and significant developments in the multidisciplinary field of food science and technology. The topics will include: food microbiology, food-borne pathogens, and fermentation; food engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, rheology, and sensory properties; novel ingredients and nutrigenomics; emerging technologies in food processing and preservation; biotechnology applications and nanomaterials in food systems. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Food Science2011Q1
Food Science2012Q1
Food Science2013Q1
Food Science2014Q1
Food Science2015Q1
Food Science2016Q1
Food Science2017Q1
Food Science2018Q1
Food Science2019Q1
Food Science2020Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of 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 It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.905
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20138.621
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20148.724
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20159.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20169.230
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201710.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201811.241
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201911.755
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202013.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.905
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20138.621
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20148.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20159.203
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20168.952
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201711.079
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201810.691
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201910.845
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202012.829
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.048
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.905
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20137.689
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20147.822
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20158.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20168.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201710.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20189.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201910.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202012.981
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20128
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20178
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20197
Self Cites20204
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201185
Total Cites2012248
Total Cites2013569
Total Cites2014528
Total Cites2015589
Total Cites2016564
Total Cites2017698
Total Cites2018727
Total Cites2019770
Total Cites2020975
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20100
External Cites per document20114.250
External Cites per document20125.854
External Cites per document20138.692
External Cites per document20147.939
External Cites per document20159.094
External Cites per document20168.873
External Cites per document201710.952
External Cites per document201810.544
External Cites per document201910.746
External Cites per document202012.776
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20114.048
Cites per document20125.905
Cites per document20138.621
Cites per document20148.000
Cites per document20159.203
Cites per document20168.952
Cites per document201711.079
Cites per document201810.691
Cites per document201910.845
Cites per document202012.829
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201120
Citable documents201241
Citable documents201365
Citable documents201466
Citable documents201564
Citable documents201663
Citable documents201763
Citable documents201868
Citable documents201971
Citable documents202076
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20100
Uncited documents20115
Uncited documents20127
Uncited documents20135
Uncited documents20144
Uncited documents20157
Uncited documents20165
Uncited documents20174
Uncited documents20183
Uncited documents20191
Uncited documents20203
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201116
Cited documents201235
Cited documents201361
Cited documents201462
Cited documents201557
Cited documents201658
Cited documents201759
Cited documents201865
Cited documents201970
Cited documents202073
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