About Journal

The Research Institute of Food Sciences and technology (JRIFST) intends to publish the new findings of the experts in the field with the aim of introducing them. Determined to bring more alignment to the studies conducted in the field to meet the requirements of the society, RIFST commenced publishing the Research and Innovation in Food Science and Technology (JRIFST) in May 2012. By virtue of the approvals of the Committee for Reviewing Scientific Publications of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT), whereas the meeting of  the Committee held on January 9th, 2013, Scientific-research degree was conferred on JRIFST. Whereas the new By-law of Scientific journals of MSRT the Certificate Validity of the journal was entitled “Scientific” from April 22nd, 2019.

The journal is indexed by various national; and international databases including:

Scopus (CiteScore: 0.04), Scimago Journal Rank (Q4), FSTA, DOAJ, CABI, CAS, EBSCO, Google Scholar, Ulrich and Publons.

Portal of Scientific Journals (MSRT), Regional Information Center for Science and Technology (RICeST), Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), Iranian Scientific Journals System, CIVILICA, Scientific Information Database (SID), and Magiran.

It is also a member of social networks such as Academia, LinkedIn and Mendeley.

Aims and Scope

This quarterly journal accepts and publishes scientific-research and innovative articles (full Research and Review and Short Research) related to various fields of food science and industry, including the following detailed items, which are presented for the first time, after going through the scientific and expert review process.

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Food Nanotechnology

 Journal Policies 

  • The papers are published in language English.
  • The journal has started its collaboration with Iranian Society of Probiotic and Functional Food since winter 2020
  • The manuscripts submitted to the journal are checked for plagiarism applying such software as "iThenticate" before sent for the reviewers.
  • The permissible amount of similarities detected by the software for manuscript written is 15%.
  • The articles of this publication are reviewed by at least 3 expert reviewers in the subject area of the article.
  • The corresponding author is deemed responsible to pay the charges for editing and layout of the manuscript after the “certificate for acceptance” is issued by the journal.
  • The review process of the manuscripts takes 2 to 4 months and can be traced in “Journal information” of the website.

Financial Policies

Article Processing Charges
  • The cost of editing and page layout will be charged after the reviewing process and the issuance of “Certificate of Acceptance ”, (full Research and Review: 6,000,000 Rials and Short Research: 4,000,000 Rials).
  • Authors coming from countries other than the Islamic Republic of Iran,  no cost is charged for the publication of their paper.
Subscription Fee

RIFST publishes as an open access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences.


Open Access Statement

RIFST is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Web to all users immediately upon publication. RIFST is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0).


Copyright Statement

The authors, having received "Certificate of Acceptance", sign a "Consent Form" through which they transfer all the rights for publication (copyright) to the publisher i.e. all the rights regarding the article published is reserved for the Institute of Food Science and Technology.


Ethical Rules and regulations

RIFST  is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws. (See Publication Ethics Policy).


Publishing schedule

RIFST is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on journal exclusive website. (https://journals.rifst.ac.ir/browse?_action=issue&lang=en)

Journal Features

Journal Title: Research and Innovation in Food Science and Technology

Journal type: Quarterly

ISSN-Print: 2252-0937

ISSN-Online: 2538-2357

Publisher: Research Institute of Food Science and Technology in collaboration with Iranian Probiotics and Functional Foods Society

Director-in-Charge: Dr. Sara Naji-Tabasi

Editor-in-Chief:  Dr. Bahareh Emadzadeh

Contact Information

Research and Innovation in Food Science and Technology

Address: Research Institute of Food Science and Technology, Km. 12- Mashhad/Quchan Highway, Mashhad

Postal Code: 91851-76933

Post Box: 91895.157.356

Phone: +98 51 35425328-9 & +98 9366705437

Fax: +98 51 35425328

Website: https://journals.rifst.ac.ir/?lang=en

Email: jrifst@rifst.ac.ir & journals@rifst.ac.ir


Iranian Probiotics and Functional Foods Society

Address: No.1, Separ Alley, Shahidi St., Jahan Koudak Crsd., Vanak Sq. Tehran-IRAN.

Post Box: 1518716513

Phone: +98 21 88793745

Fax: +98 21 88793745

Website: https://ispff.ir/

Email: anjoman.probiotic@gmail.com