Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The aim of the International Journal of Advance Tropical Food (IJATF), e-ISSN 2715-5889, is to provide an international forum for the sharing, dissemination and discussion of research, experience and perspectives across a wide range in tropical food issues.

The Journal invites original research articles and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The whole spectrum of research in tropical food issues are welcome, which includes, but is not limited to the following topics: 

  • Tropical Food Science and Technology
  • Tropical Food Engineering
  • Tropical Food Chemistry and Nutrition
  • Tropical Food Microbiology
  • Tropical Food Quality and Safety
  • Tropical Food Laws and Agri Business Management



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor. It will be evaluated in the office, whether it is suitable for International Journal of Advance Tropical Food focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw and similiarity score by using Turnitin.

The manuscript will be sent to at least two anonymous referees for contribution, originality, relevance, and presentation (double-blind review). Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses. The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, hopefully in 30 to 60 days.

The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterwards, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author. The journal is carried out by using Mendeley as a Tool Reference Manager. Language used in this journal is English.


Publication Frequency

International Journal of Advance Tropical Food (IJATF) is a peer-reviewed open access journal published twice in a year (Mei and November).


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.