Journal of Sustainable Food Systems



Journal Abbreviation:

J. Sustain. Food. Sys.


Journal of Sustainable Food Systems (JSFS) is an international open access peer-reviewed scientific journal that provides an advanced forum for studies related to all aspects of food systems, with a major emphasis on sustainable food. Our goal is to publish exceptionally high-quality articles with rigor and depth. We publish comprehensive reviews, research articles, and short communications on novel findings. We encourage scientists, researchers, and other food professionals to publish their experimental and theoretical results. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers, but the full experimental details must be provided so that results can be reproduced. 


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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it under the consideration of another journal (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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Article Processing Charges (APCs)

Journal of Sustainable Food Systems is an Open Access Journal under EnPress Publisher. All articles published in Journal of Sustainable Food Systems are accessible electronically from the journal website without commencing any kind of payment. In order to ensure contents are freely available and maintain publishing quality, Article Process Charges (APCs) are applicable to all authors who wish to submit their articles to the journal to cover the cost incurred in processing the manuscripts. Such cost will cover the peer-review, copyediting, typesetting, publishing, content depositing and archiving processes. Those charges are applicable only to authors who have their manuscript successfully accepted after peer-review.

Journal TitleAPCs
Journal of Sustainable Food Systems$800

We encourage authors to publish their papers with us and don’t wish the cost of article processing charges to be a barrier especially to authors from the low and lower middle income countries/regions. A range of discounts or waivers are offered to authors who are unable to pay the article processing charges. Authors can write in to apply for a waiver and requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


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The new submission template for 2024 is now available online

We have revised the layout for articles to be published in the new issues, starting at the beginning of 2024. As of today, the article templates available for download on ‘Author Guidelines’ pages have been updated.

The blank column on the left runs through all pages in an article. The revised layout was applied in the article pictured below, to serve as an example:

Posted: 2023-12-07

Let us give a warm welcome to Dr. Nur Izyan Binti Wan Azelee as the newest member of our editorial board

Posted: 2023-11-30

Let us give a warm welcome to Dr. Arun Kumar Gupta as the newest member of our editorial board

Posted: 2023-11-30

Let us give a warm welcome to Dr. Choudhary, Mukesh as the newest member of our editorial board

Posted: 2023-11-24

Let us give a warm welcome to Prof. Asgharipour, Mohammad Rezai as the newest member of our editorial board

Posted: 2023-11-20
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