Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Coffee Science is an open access journal dedicated to publishing high-quality research in all scientific areas of coffee. Papers published by the journal represent important contribution to the development of coffee science in the fields of Agricultural, Biological, Food, and Social Sciences.

Coffee Science is a quartely journal published by the "Universidade Federal de Lavras - UFLA", MG, Brazil, and the “Consórcio Pesquisa Café” in electronic version. 


Section Policies


Peer Review Process

Coffee Science has the collaboration of a group of specialists for the evaluation of the manuscripts/studies received in thematic areas of the whole coffee chain. If the submitted manuscripts are in accordance to the Authors Guidelines, they are registered and forwarded to the Editorial Board / Associated Editors, which will indicate two reviewers with expert knowledge in the area of the manuscript. The reviewed manuscripts are sent to the corresponding author for corrections, explanations, and / or a new version that will be compared to the original version of the manuscript by the Editorial Board / Associated Editors. After editing, final corrections of the text are verified by the authors in the PDF file and by the Editorial Board.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content based on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.