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About this magazine

Food Science and Technology is the Institute of Food Science & Technology's quarterly magazine, providing news and topical articles on all aspects of food science and technology.

Editor-in-Chief - Melanie Brown

Melanie Brown is a specialist in environmental and sustainability issues and an experienced scientific journalist. Her consulting company, Biophase, combines expertise in waste management with skills in business research and technical writing. She joined the consulting group Acumentia in 2006 and has recently undertaken a variety of projects in the food sector as a member of an Acumentia expert team. She is Managing Editor of the quarterly electronic publication Flavour Horizons and is a regular expert evaluator for the European Commission. Previously she worked for a company at Queen Mary University of London helping to develop inventions emerging from the university; she was a founder director of a start-up company in the environmental biotechnology field.

Digital Content Editor - Mariam Zaki
Mariam is IFST's Communications Coordinator. An aspect of her role includes acting as a Digital Content Editor for FS&T. She has a Master's in Science, Technology & Society and a background in science communication. 

Food Science and Technology is published on behalf of IFST by:

John Wiley & Sons

The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8SQ

Telephone: +44 (0) 1243 779777


Editorial correspondence should be addressed by email to Melanie Brown or Mariam Zaki.

All submitted material is edited but not refereed. The Institute of Food Science & Technology accepts no responsibility for statements made by contributors. Mention of commercial products and services in Food Science and Technology does not imply endorsement of these products or services by the IFST.

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VRKconnect Limited

UK& Ireland

Telephone: +44 (0) 203 289 0563


New FS and T website!

We encourage you to visit the new home for our Food Science and Technology quarterly magazine. This now sits as part of Wiley's Online Library. There, you can access all our past issues from 2017 up to our current issue. Access the new website here: 

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