We invite you to explore a specially curated selection of the most recent research on 'Cities and Food'.

Highlighted books and journals

Special issues & Topical collections

Topical Collections now open for submission

- Agricultural and Food Chemistry and Technology: Sustainable Products, Processes, and Systems (SN Applied Sciences) Submission deadline: 31 Oct. 2023

- AI and IoT in Agriculture: Advances and Applications (SN Applied Sciences) Submission deadline: 31 Oct. 2023

High Quality Food Science and Technology in the Current International Context (SN Applied Sciences) Submission deadline: 31 Oct. 2023

- Food transformations in African secondary cities (Urban Transformations) Submission deadline: ongoing

Chemistry: Food Chemistry–Food Technology: Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods and Food Processing (SN Applied Sciences) Submission deadline: ongoing

Recently Published Topical Collections

Food transformations in African secondary cities (Discover Sustainability)

- Sustainable Food Systems and Urban Food Policies (Discover Sustainability)

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