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 (kosfa78@hanmail.net).

Call for Special Section


We are pleased to invite you a paper for Food Science of Animal Resources for a special issue “New concept of probiotics for human and animal health”. Both research and review articles are welcome for possible publication in this issue. Both research and review articles are welcome for possible publication in this section. All manuscript will be peer-reviewed before their acceptance for publication.

Edited by Dr. Seok-Seong Kang
- Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2022
- We offer 50% reduction of the article processing charge and provide the fast review process (approximately 1 month).

The specific topics of interest for the special issue include:
 • New probiotics and alternative probiotics such as postbiotics
 • Probiotics/postbiotics for human and animal health
 • Probiotics/postbiotics and metabolic disorders
 • Probiotics/postbiotics and gut microbiome balance
 • The next generation of probiotics


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