Focus and Scope

Grasas y Aceites is a journal published by CSIC and edited by the Instituto de la Grasa, peer-reviewed and devoted to the publication of original articles concerning the broad field of lipids, especially edible fats and oils from different origins, including non acyl lipids from microbial origin relevant to the food industry. It publishes full research articles, research notes, reviews as well as information on references, patents, and books.

The journal publishes original articles on basic or practical research, as well as review articles on lipid related topics in food science and technology, biology, (bio)chemistry, medical science, nutrition, (bio)technology, processing and engineering. Topics at the interface of basic research and applications are encouraged. Manuscripts related to by-products from the oil industry and the handling and treatment of the wastewaters are also welcomed.

Topics of special interest:

-Lipid analysis, including sensory analysis
-Oleochemistry, including lipase modified lipids
-Biochemistry and molecular biology of lipids, including genetically modified oil crops and micro-organisms
-Lipids in health and disease, including functional foods and clinical studies
-Technical aspects of oil extraction and refining
-Processing and storage of oleaginous fruit, especially olive pickling
-Agricultural practices in oil crops, when affecting oil yield or quality