Article Processing Charge

The Article Processing Charge for publication in this Journal is EUR 400,00 (plus VAT, if applicable). For teams of authors that include at least an AIVI regular member the cost is EUR 300 (+VAT, if applicable) per article.

Special fees

Papers presented at the 27th National AIVI Congress will be charged EUR 150 (+VAT, if applicable) per article, if the following conditions are met: papers must be drafted in full; they must be submitted within the established deadline; they must be written in English.

Important: Papers presented at the 27th National AIVI Congress and submitted after the established deadline will be charged 300 EUR (+VAT, if applicable) if the list of authors includes at least an AIVI regular member, 400 EUR (+VAT, if applicable) if the list of authors does not include at least an AIVI regular member.

English Reviews on "Food safety in Italian production chains" will be published for free.

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IMPORTANT: Authors are NOT required to pay at the moment of submission. If the paper is accepted, the Managing Editor will guide the Authors through the payment procedure.

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