General Info for Authors

Food Technology and Biotechnology is an international diamond open access journal published by the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, Croatia. It is an official journal of Croatian Society of Biotechnology and Slovenian Microbiological Society, financed by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education, and supported by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Food Technology and Biotechnology journal publishes original scientific papers, preliminary communications, scientific notes, reviews and minireviews covering the topics of molecular biology, genetic engineering, biochemistry, microbiology, biochemical engineering and biotechnological processing, food science, analysis of food ingredients and final products, food processing and technology, oenology and waste treatment. Conference papers can only be taken into consideration when they are organized by one of the institutions that closely collaborate with the publisher and they undergo the same evaluation process as regular papers. Conference papers already published in proceedings will not be considered at all.

Food Technology and Biotechnology is indexed in Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences and other databases, such as Web of Science (WoS) Core Collection, Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA), Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index, CAB Abstracts, PubMed Central® (PMC), Biotechnology Research Abstracts, Business Source Premier, Central & Eastern European Acacemic Sources (CEEAS), Ei Compendex, Environment Index, Veterinary Science Database, Busines Source Elite, VINITI, VITIS-VEA, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), HRČAK and J-Gate.

All published papers are peer-reviewed (see the chapter Editorial Process) and posted online as soon as they are accepted (first in an unedited form ahead of print and then in the final form). The journal applies single-blind peer review, in which reviewers know the identity of authors, but authors do not know the identity of reviewers. The content of the Journal is available free of charge and there are no article processing or publication charges.

The Journal follows the guidelines for code of conduct recommended by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The authors bear the sole responsibility for the content of the contribution and all submissions should be accompanied with the signed cover letter in which they declare that they have not violated any internal rules or regulations of their institutions related to the content of the contributions and that they have not submitted the paper somewhere else. Submitted manuscripts will be checked and in a case of plagiarism, self-plagiarism or duplicate submission, COPE recommendations will be followed and all parties involved will be notified.



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