Economia agro-alimentare / Food Economy
ISSN 1126-1668 - e-ISSN 1972-4802

Economia agro-alimentare/Food Economy  is a triannual peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Franco Angeli Edizioni on behalf of the Italian Society of Agri-food Economics (SIEA), founded in 1996 by the then President of SIEA Fausto Cantarelli.

It offers an international forum for the discussion and analysis of mono and interdisciplinary socio-economic, political, legal and technical issues, related to agricultural and food systems.


It welcomes submissions of original papers focusing on agriculture, food, natural resources, safety, nutrition and health, including all processes and infrastructure involved in providing food to populations; as well as the processes, inputs and outputs involved in consumption and disposal of food and food-related items. Analyses also include social, political, economic and environmental contexts and human resource challenges.

Submissions should be addressed to an international audience of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers, and they may consider local, national, or global scales.


The journal is indexed by Scopus.

Editorial Board


Maurizio Canavari
Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, Italy

Associate Editors

Sedef Akgüngör

Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Turkey 

Valeria Borsellino

Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy 

Alessio Cavicchi

Università di Pisa, Italy

Catherine Chan

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, USA

Alessio Ishizaka

NEOMA Business School, France

Simona Naspetti

Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy 

Søren Marcus Pedersen

Københavns Universitet, Denmark

Stefanella Stranieri

Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy 

Current Volume

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Volume XXIV:


- Issue 1/2022


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Editorial secretariat:

Alessandro Palmieri, Ph.D.


Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna, Italy

viale Giuseppe Fanin, 50

40127 Bologna (BO), Italy


Tel. +39 0512096126



Open Access journal (2020-present)


SPECIAL ISSUE "Revisiting the Slow Food Movement"

June 2, 2023


A call for papers for a special issue on the theme "Revisiting the Slow Food Movement: Heritage, Innovation, and Sustainability in Alternative Food Networks" has been published in the Special Issues section.


The Guest editors are Luca Cacciolatti, Soo Hee Lee, Giovanna Sacchi, Jinha Lee  


Deadline: December 1, 2023

Planned publication: August 2024

Issue 1/2023 published Open Access

May 24, 2023


The new issue of Economia Agro-Alimentare is out!

Volume 25, No. 1 (2023)

The inaugural issue of volume 25 contains two regular articles and seven special issue articles. The articles mainly cover issues related to preferences for functional food, contract farming, sustainability and circular economy.

Browse and read the open access articles at this link:

Issue 3/2022 published Open Access

February 6, 2023


The Issue 3/2022 of Economia Agro-alimentare / Food Economy Open Access is published in the Publisher's website.

It features features four regular Articles and two Notes, all written in English. The articles mainly cover issues related to forest products, seafood, cereals, pork, considering their use, value chain, consumer perception and willingness to purchase.


Read all the articles for free at the following link:


Issue 2/2022 published Open Access

October 18, 2022


The Issue 2/2022 of Economia Agro-alimentare / Food Economy Open Access is published in the Publisher's website.

It features four Special Issue Articles, two regular Articles and one Note, all written in English.

The contributions focus on the rapid and profound changes affecting national agri-food systems. The disruptive event of the Covid-19 pandemic, on the one hand, and the continuous challenges of sustainable development goals, international business competitiveness, and European Union policy, on the other one hand, are not only implying new adaptation and resilience processes to the Italian agri-food producers but also modifying their perspective view of the environment, the society and consumer demand.


Read all the articles for free at the following link:

Economia agro-alimentare is now listed in Cabells journalytics

July 15, 2022


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They use several metrics to compare journals and provide information such as published articles, editors, acceptance rates, invited article percentages.

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