Chinese Science &Technology Journal Citation Reports (core version) 2018 released by Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC) has shown various indicators of Food Science as follows: comprehensive evaluation score 86.00, core impact factor 1.201, core total cites 16409, immediacy index 0.173, non-self-cite rate 0.86, authority factor 1335.88, scientific impact index 1.00, spread factor 25.00, cited half-life 5.7.
The impact factor of Food Science has steadily increased from 1.031 of 2017 to 1.201 of 2018. The overall score, core total cites, core impact factor, authority factor and spread factor of Food Science rank first among 27 core Chinese Science &Technology journals under the category of food sciences. The core total citation numbers of Food Science ranks fourth among 2 029 core Chinese Science &Technology journals and this indicator is significantly more than other journals under the category of food sciences.
Chinese Science & Technology Journal Citation Reports (expanded version) 2018 has reported the following indicators of Food Science: impact factor 1.598, total citation numbers 23 882, immediacy index 0.270, non-self-cite rate 0.90, scientific impact index 0.85, spread factor 24.21, cited half-life 6.0, H factor 18.
Data in this report showed that the total citation numbers, scientific impact index, spread factor and H factor of Food Science ranked first among 53 Chinese Science &Technology journals under the category of food sciences.
2018 Annual Report for Impact Factors and International Citation of Chinese Academic Journals （Science and Technology) released by Chinese International Academic Literature Evaluation Research Center has showed multiple indicators of Food Science as follows: clout index 1 414.214, complex impact factor 1.918, non-self-cite impact factor 1.683, complex total citation numbers 38 007, immediacy index 0.283, non-self-cite rate 0.90, ratio of fund-aided papers 0.97, numbers of cited journals 1 524, web download rate 149, total downloads 1,190,500.
Data in this report indicated that the clout index, complex total citation numbers and impact factor ranked first among 51 journals under the category of food sciences.