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Food Science and Technology (Campinas) publishes scientific articles in the field of food science. Works should be written in English and follow the editorial standards below.
Food Science and Technology (Campinas) accepts articles which present results from the original research and adopts a double-blind peer review process. The rejection of the manuscript can be decided by the Editor in Chief, Adjunct Associate Editor, and Associated Editors. The acceptance of the manuscript depends on the review of at least two anonymous referees designated by the Editorial Board. The referees' reviews will be sent to the authors to guide them in all needed changes related to their manuscripts. In the case of disagreement between their reviews, the final decision will be made by the Editor responsible for the manuscript or if he/she finds it necessary, another referee will be heard, and the three reviews will be analyzed by the sbCTA's Editorial Board, which will finally decide on the acceptance of the manuscript.
The accepted works will be published in the online version of this journal and in the SciELO library within twelve months.
Authorship credit should be based only on substantial contributions and participation to the development of the work.
The corresponding author will serve on behalf of all coauthors as the primary correspondent with the editorial office during the submission and review process.
Terms of agreement and submitting rights of graphic reproduction
The corresponding author must sign and submit the Terms of Agreement and Submitting Rights of Graphic Reproduction to the sbCTA's Editorial Board on behalf of all coauthors. By signing the "Terms of Agreement and Submitting Rights of Graphic Reproduction", the authors agree:
To grant the Brazilian Society of Science and Food Technology (sbCTA) the rights of graphic reproduction if the work is accepted for publication.
Research involving humans
The text should be spaced with double spacing between lines in a one-column format. All lines should be flush with left margin of column leaving a 2.5-cm margin at right and left. Text lines must be sequentially numbered throughout the text. All pages should be sequentially numbered (see the item "Files Format" at the end of this guide).
The manuscript cover letter must include the following:
a) Title in English;
Abstract and keywords page
The abstract must:
The abstract should not include:
The manuscript should have at least three (3) and a maximum of six (6) Keywords. Keywords should be only in english. Avoid using terms included in the main text of the manuscript in the Keywords.
The manuscript should be arranged as follows:
In the main text:
Tables, Figures, and Charts
Provide a maximum of seven (7) Tables, Figures, and Charts. They should be numbered in Arabic numerals in the order they are called out in the text. In the Manuscrito.pdf - version for reviewer's evaluation and in the Manuscrito.doc - version for production, tables, equations, figures, charts and their respective captions should be included within the main text in the place indicated by the authors. Please see below the instructions for the version for production.
Figures and charts (version for production)
Figures and charts should be provided in the main text and numbered consecutively using Arabic numerals and their respective captions should be included within the main text in the place indicated by the authors. When supplying figures containing photographs or micrographs, ensure that they are scanned at a high resolution so that each photo is at least 1,000 pixels wide. All photographs should contain the author's name. Charts should be used to present files, schemes, and flowcharts.
Tables (version for production)
Tables should be provided in the main text and numbered using Arabic numerals. They should be embedded in the text in the place indicated by the author. Tables should be prepared using Microsoft Word® 2007 or after; they should not be imported from Excel® or Powerpoint®, and should:
Raw materials, special purpose equipment and computer software used in the research should be specified (trademark- manufacturer, model, city, and country of origin).
Units of measure
Bibliographic references inserted in the text should be made according to the "Author/Date" system. For example, citation containing one author: Sayers (1970) or (Sayers, 1970); with two authors: Moraes & Furuie (2010) or (Moraes & Furuie, 2010); citations with more than two authors should show the mane of the first author followed by the expression "et al.". When the citation refers to an institution, its name should be presented in full.
Food Science and Technology (CTA) Journal adopts the style of citations and bibliographic references by the American Psychological Association - APA. The complete policy and tutorials can be verified at http://www.apastyle.org.
The reference list should be prepared first alphabetically and, if necessary, chronologically. Multiple references by the same author in the same year should be identified by letters 'a', 'b', 'c', etc. placed after the year of publication.
Articles under preparation or submitted for review should not be included in the references. The names of all authors should be listed in the references; therefore, the use of the expression ‘et al.' is not allowed.
According to the determination by the sbCTA, accepted articles whose bibliographic references are not in compliance with the Journal's standards WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED until norms are met.
Examples of style for references:
Electronic work (e-work)
Theses and Dissertations
Articles previously presented at scientific conferences
The main manuscript text should be submitted as follows:
Manuscript.pdf: version for reviewer's evaluation
Manuscript.doc: version for production
After checking the format style and creating the files according to the guidelines, proceed to the online submission using the On-line (Please, see below).
The Food Science and Technology Journal (Campinas) will publish an article accepted for publication according to rates below:
The publication process will not begin until the fee for the accepted paper has been received. Fees may be paid as follows:
English Language review
Papers must be submitted in English, together with a letter attesting their editing, signed by a specialist in English language (native or non-native speaker). All editing of English should be accompanied by a letter detailing the adjustments made in the original document.
Before submitting online, the corresponding author should fill out and sign the Terms of Agreement and Submitting Rights of Graphic Reproduction form.
Submit this form via e-mail or fax to the sbCTA's Editorial Board to email@example.com or +55 19 32410527. The evaluation process will not begin until the Terms of Agreement and Submitting Rights of Graphic Reproduction is sent and received.
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