Name of journal

Iranian Food Science and Technology Research Journal

Print ISSN


Online ISSN




Language of articles

Persian- English




Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

with the collaboration of

Iranian Food Science and Technology Association 


Dr. Masoud Yavarmanesh



Type of review

Double blind peer review

Type of License

International License (CC BY 4.0)

Document Identifier Type



Journal History
The Iranian Food Science and Technology Research Journal (IFSTRJ) was established in 2005 by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad with the collaboration of Iranian Food Science and Technology Association (IFSTA) through a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding.

Publishing schedule

The journal is published on a Bimonthly basis, and the table below shows the exact dates of publication for each volume in a given year. The journal adheres to this publishing schedule unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Issue          Date of publication

Issue 1        March

Issue 2        May

Issue 3       July

Issue 4       September

         Issue 5       November

         Issue 6       January

Digital Preservation Policy

Website Archiving

All of our electronic content, including the Journal's website and manuscripts, is archived in two different ways. Firstly, the PDF format of the journal's content is accessible online to readers from our main server. Secondly, a copy of all content is kept as a backup on another server. In case of any content failure, it can be made available online again within 24-36 hours from our backup server.

Moreover, every published issue of the journal is sent to the following databases: [Internet Archive (since 2016) & Iran Scientific Journals System]

Therefore, the content can be accessed at any time even in the absence of website operation.

Abstracting/Indexing Services

Our journal's Abstracting/Indexing services store all essential information about the articles. The list of these services can be found in the 'Indexing and Abstracting' section.


Authors can archive the final published version of their articles in personal or institutional repositories, after their article’s publication.

Open Access Policy
All articles of the Journal are Open Access. IFSTRJ are fully compliant with open access mandates, by publishing its articles under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).


Authors retain the copyright of their work and can deposit their publication in any repository. This means that articles can be freely reused by the author and others as long as the article is properly cited.

Article Processing Charge (APCs)
There is no submission fee, publication fee or page charge for manuscripts written in English language. However, for articles written in Persian language, publication fee is 2,000,000 Rials including (article review processing charges, language editing fees) which is taken when the manuscript is accepted for publication. The corresponding author of the manuscript is responsible for paying the publication fee. Author fees does not influence editorial decision making.

Author fees does not influence editorial decision making.

  • There are no fees for membership, sending a manuscript or other supplementary charges.
  • Author fee information are easy to find and presented in About Journal  and also in the submission process (Cover Letter & Checklist).

Discount Policy for Publishing Articles

There is no submission fee, publication fee or any other page charge for the articles written in English language and submitted to this journal.

Other revenue

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad as the publisher of the journal, supports it for each published issue by paying a defined budget according to its published annual rank in Portal of Scientific Journals of Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The allocated budget includes those pertaining to setup and maintenance of the publication infrastructure, routine operation of the Journal, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, editing, publishing, maintaining the scholarly record, and archiving.

The other financial source of this journal is fees paid by authors whose articles have been accepted for publishing. Revenue sources do not influence on editorial decision making.


This Journal does not accept any advertising.

Direct marketing

There are no direct marketing activities in this journal.

 Paper plagiarism checker

To prevent plagiarism, IFSTRJ uses the Hamyab system as similarity checker tool for the Persian articles and the iThenticate system for the Latin articles. All articles before sending to the reviewers are checked for any similarity, and if the percentage of similarity is more than 20%, the article will be withdrawn from the review process.

Privacy statement

Email addresses and contact information of the author will be used for purposes of the journal and will not be available to any person or organization.