Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Advances in Food Science, Sustainable Agriculture and Agroindustrial Engineering is aimed to diseminate the results and the progress in research, science and technology relevant to the area of food sciences, agricultural engineering and agroindustrial engineering. The development of green food production, agricultural and agroindustrial practices  to reduce the ecological footprint to the environment is also the key focus of the journal.

 Topics covered by the journal include (but not limited to):

  • Food Engineering
  • Food Nutrition
  • Food Security and Safety
  • Food Production and Quality
  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Food Sensory
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Biosystem and Environmental Engineering
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Agroindustrial Engineering
  • Agroindustrial Management and System
  • Agroindustrial Manufacturing System
  • Green Agroindustry
  • Sustainability
  • Waste and wastewater treatment
  • Bioenergy and Biorefinery from Agroindustrial Waste


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The article submitted to the Advances in Food Science, Sustainable Agriculture and Agroindustrial Engineering journal  is reviewed by double blind peer review to ensure the confidential information about the author and the reviewer. All articles will be checked for the plagiarism using the software provided by the publisher.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Article Processing Charge

The accepted paper for publication in AFSSAAE journal is free for online access. No hard-copy is currently provided.


English Editing and Formatting

Article submitted to AFSSAAE should be in standard English language for academic and scientific publication. Therefore, an English language proof reading and editing  are advisable to a profesional English proof reader and editing service prior to submission.


Copyright and Licensing

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete Copyright Transfer Statement. An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a Copyright Transfer Statement form.

Manuscript published in the AFSSAAE becomes the permanent property of AFSSAAE as the journal publisher. All articles published in the Journal are protected by copyright, which covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, as well as translation rights. No AFSSAAE article, in part or whole, may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without prior written permission from AFSSAAE.


Statement of Novelty and Research Highlight

Submission to AFSSAAE journal needs to include a short statement novelty  and the research highlight. The information included is to inform why the research was carried out and what are the impact will have, and why is the research significant.


Cover letter

Submission of manuscript to AFSSAAE Journal should be accompanied by a cover letter addressed to the editor.

Cover letter should contain/mention:

Title of the article
Field of research
Declaration of originality and consent statement (please copy the statement below) :
“I declare that this manuscript (including the artwork or graphical image) has not been published previously, it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere and it is approved by all authors. If accepted, it will not be published elsewhere including electronically in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the copyright-holder (the Journal publisher).”

Purposes and focus of the article
Research highlight
First author name, position, address and corresponding author


Screening for Plagiarism

The manuscript that submitted into this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin


Publication Frequency

AFSSAAE will be published two times in a year, in July and August.