Article Processing Charges

Publication charges

The publication charge is 1,000 US dollars (or 1,000,000 Korean Won) per article for Korean Society for Food Science of Animal Resources (KoSFA) members and 1,200 US dollars (or 1,200,000 Korean Won) for non-members. First and corresponding authors should pay membership fee to KoSFA. The publication charge for a corresponding author outside Korea is 500 US dollars per article. Additionally, 100 US dollars (or 100,000 Korean Won) will be charged for color print per page for all authors. Invited review is exempt from page charges.

Fast-track process (option)

A fast-track review process is available for authors who desire quick publication of their papers. Fast-track manuscripts will be handled by Editor in Chief and the first decision of manuscript will be made within 14 days of submission. The publication of accepted papers will be published within 2 months of the date of acceptance. Additionally, non-refundable processing fee (300,000 Korean Won or 300 US Dollars) will be charged for the initiation of fast-track process. The acceptance of fast-track manuscripts will be decided solely based on scientific merits of manuscripts. Please pay processing fee first in the Fees and Payments menu of the manuscript submission system before submission. Only credit card issued in Korea can be used in the system, and overseas authors should use the account transfer. More information is provided in the Fees and Payments menu of manuscript submission system. If you have any question about fast-track process, please contact us via e-mail (

FSAR Special Section Invitation

We are pleased to invite you to submit special section paper for Food Science and Animal Resources (FSAR). Both full-length research articles and review articles are welcome for the following issues.

 - Benefits: All the accepted papers for the special topics are eligible for the 50% article processing charge (APC) discount.
 - Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2023

The topics of interest for the special issue include:
 ■ Innovative strategies to improve the quality of animal-based products
  (Editor: Dr. Young Min Choi)
  - Application of proteomics and lipidomics in quality of meat and milk products
  - Functional ingredients and additives for structure formation
  - Meal kits and home meal replacement (HMR), Etc.

 ■ Innovative safety and freshness control of animal-based products
 (Editor: Dr. Changsun Choi)
  - High pressure processing
  - Plasma technology
  - Advanced active packaging and sensor technology (quality indicator, time-and temperature indicator, etc)
  - Edible coating, etc.

I don't want to open this window for a day.