Journal of Hygienic
Engineering and Design

About Us

About the Journal

Hygienic Engineering and Design is a multidisciplinary science which is rapidly taking global momentum. Already becoming a food safety prerequisite in a continually growing number of food producing companies and food equipment manufacturers, the food scientific community and various public authorities are quickly grasping its diverse importance.

The Journal of Hygienic Engineering and Design, thus, represents a platform for the publication of research, evidence-based studies, investigations and experience on all scientific and expert aspects for: equipment and components, hygienic principles, processing, utilities, services, food production and processing, food quality and safety and education. 

It is a peer reviewed, open-access journal, intended to reveal and incorporate new approaches, innovations and expert opinions, striving for the highest possible global scientific standards.

The first JHED volume was issued in 2011, at the first World Congress in Hygienic Engineering and Design, which took place in Ohrid, Macedonia, from 22-25th of September. This first issue included 75 practical and science based papers from 19 countries worldwide: The Netherlands, Germany, France, Great Britain, Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Bulgaria, Ireland, Sweden, Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Russia, Armenia and USA. These papers, reviewed by the Congress Scientific Committee of 32 members, covered all three main areas regarding the food industry: Hygienic Engineering and Design, Food Quality & Safety and Food Production & Processing.

This first issue was only present in the form of a hard copy.
The second issue, and others following it, continued both in hard copy and electronic versions.

Beside the manuscripts, JHED’s content is extended to industry and consumer needs. JHED’s website is a source of new developments, technologies and innovations within the food and beverage industry around the world. It represents a source of information for all key decision makers throughout the world and represents an essential reading and networking platform for anyone involved in this sector.


About the Publisher

Consulting and Training Center KEY is the publisher of the Journal of Hygienic Engineering and Design. The journal is also supported by the official congress for Food Quality and Safety, Health and Nutrition – NUTRICON, of which KEY is also the organizer, and at which the journal has been present since the inception of the congress, in 2014. 

Prior to JHED’s foundation, Consulting and Training Center KEY has published various titles within the food industry, enjoying a wide recognition in the food industry domestically and internationally.

In addition to our publishing services, Consulting and Training Center KEY has organized many events in the food industry, such as: Congresses, Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Round table discussions, B2B meeting etc. We have trained over 1000 people in the fields of: food safety, HACCP, Hygienic Design, Implementation of EU standards and Utilization of EU funds. Each of these services contribute towards our overall strategy of becoming an indispensable partner to all of our target stakeholders, while continually contributing to the fields of food quality, safety and nutrition.

For further information on Consulting and Training Center KEY, please visit

Yours sincerely,

EHEDG Macedonian Regional Section Chairman (Prof. Dr Vladimir Kakurinov)

Publication Fees

Author registration

Before submitting an abstract, all authors
 have to register in JHED’s database.

In order to expedite the registration process, please complete the
 online registration form, located in the top right corner at the website (REGISTRATION button), and we will send you a pro-form invoice for payment. You will receive your invoice after payment confirmation has been registered for the payed publication fee.

Fee payment term

5 workdays, as of the date of receiving the article acceptance confirmation e-mail.



Publication fee for
 one manuscript:
300 €

Publication fee for a
 second manuscript:
– 250 €


Publication fee for
 one manuscript:
– 250 €

Publication fee for a
 second manuscript:
– 200 €

* All prices are in Euro and include VAT

No more than two manuscripts can be published by one author in a single volume.

Each manuscript must be a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 20 typeset pages long.

Bank charges

All commissions and charges are borne by the client. If this requirement is not met, the publication fee is considered unpaid and the received publication registration form is regarded as invalid, thus the remitted amount is considered not refundable.

* When giving payment instruction to the Bank, please state the UOR code.

Invoice structure

1. If the bank transfer is ordered by a

– the person’s full name

– the full address.

2. If the bank transfer is ordered by a
company or organization:

– the legal name of the organization

– the address
– the VAT number or identification code
– the name of recipient of the invoice
– the full address

* Invoices will be sent as a PDF file, by e-mail.
As they have a signature and a stamp in full color, a high-quality printer is required to print out the original in a clear manner.

Payment Details

Consulting & Training Centre KEY

Account Number:

Name of account holder:
Consulting & Training Centre KEY

Bank Name:
NLB Tutunska Banka – Skopje

Address of Bank/County:
Vodnjanska, br.1 – Skopje, Macedonia


MK 07-210-7220000021-04 

For JHED / No. of Pro-invoice


For any further questions, you can contact JHED’s Publishing team at:
[email protected]

ISSN and Indexing

Journal of Hygienic Engineering and Design (JHED) ISSN number1857- 8489.

JHED is a regular source of information for more than 40,000 officially registered readers, coming from more than 2,000 companies, universities, research centers and associations worldwide.

The Journal of Hygienic Engineering and Design is indexed in the following databases:

– China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)
– CAB Abstracts database
– CABI Full text repository database
– Food Science and Technology database
– Global Health database
– German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB)
– University Library of Hanover
– Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
– Интеллектуальная система тематического исследования наукометрических данных (ИСТИНА)
– eLIBRARY.RU – Russia’s largest electronic library of scientific publications (which is integrated with the Russian Science Citation Index – RISC)

Editorial and Publishing Policies

1. JHED Scope

Journal of Hygienic Engineering and Design
(JHED) publishes articles in the fields of:

a) Hygienic Engineering and Design
b) Food Quality and Safety and
c) Food Production and Processing

Our policy dictates that all submitted
 papers received are held to the highest possible scientific standards with, and our editors may consult other journals editors on relevant manuscripts. As a result, authors who have submitted their manuscript to JHED may be encouraged to submit their paper to other journal and vice versa. However, papers will never be transferred between the journals without an author’s consent.

Authors may request or editors may suggest that papers or pre-submission enquiries (with reviews, if relevant) which are rejected from
 JHED to be forwarded to an appropriate other Journal, for further consideration. Editorial staff at JHED will help with transferring papers.

2. Publication Charges 

To provide an open-access platform,
 JHED use a business model in which our expenses – including those of journal production, online hosting, archiving, etc – are recovered in part by charging a Publication Fee to our clients. For further information, see our Publication Fees tab.

3. Formatting

All manuscripts have to be formatted according to the Publisher’s requirements (see
 Abstract submission and Full paper submission in the ‘Author Guidelines’ tab). Each manuscript has to be a minimum of 5 and maximum of 20 typeset pages long. A shorter, or a longer, length manuscript has to be discussed with the Publisher. No more than two manuscripts, by one author, can be published in one volume.

4. Copyright and License Policies

Upon submission of an article, authors are asked to indicate their agreement to abide by the open-access license. The license permits any user to download, print, extract, archive, and distribute the article,
 as long as appropriate credit is given to the authors and source of their work. The license ensures that your article will be widely available and that your article can be included in any scientific archive.

5. Disclaimer

The Publisher assumes no responsibility whatsoever, direct or implied, for the contents of the papers as well as for the consequences arising from misinterpretation or unawareness of the requirements for publication.

The Publisher assumes no responsibility whatsoever, direct or implied, for any damages suffered by co-authors from actions or inaction of their corresponding author.

6. Submission of Related Manuscripts

When submitting a full paper, all authors should fill in, and send back to the Publisher
a Cover letter, indicating that they have not submitted a similar manuscript for publication elsewhere. If related work has been submitted elsewhere, then a copy must be included with the article submitted to JHED. Editors will be asked to comment on the overlap between related submissions.

7. Revision

When advised by the Editorial Board members, or a language editor, the Publisher has the right to send manuscripts back to the authors for correction. The Publisher may also reject manuscripts for publication, if the suggested corrections are not implemented.

8. Competing Interests

Authors are asked prior submission to declare whether they have any financial, personal, or professional interests that could be construed to have influenced their paper. Any relevant competing interests of authors must be available to editors during the review process and will be stated in the published articles.

9. Confidentiality

Editors have, are and will treat all submitted manuscripts in strict confidence and confidentiality.

10. Scientific and Editorial Misconduct

Scientific misconduct is defined by the
 Office of Research Integrity as “fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices that seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the academic community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research.” In cases where there is a suspicion or allegation of scientific misconduct or fraudulent research in manuscripts submitted for review, JHED reserves the right to pass along these manuscripts to the sponsoring or funding institution or other appropriate authority for investigation. Although JHED recognizes its responsibility to ensure that the suspicion of misconduct has been addressed, we do not ourselves make such determinations. JHED is also respects the rules of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and will abide by its principles and rulings.

Editorial Board

– Prof. Dr Vladimir Kakurinov, EHEDG Macedonian Regional Section, Macedonia
– Huub Lelieveld, EHEDG, Netherlands
– Dr Brigitte Carpentier, French Agency for Food,  Environmental & Occupational Health Safety, France
– Prof. Dr Olivier Cerf, Alfort Veterinary School, France
– Timothy Rugh, 3-A, USA
– Prof. Dr Mark Shamtsyan, St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology, Technical University, Russian Federation
– Prof. Dr Tadeusz Matuszek, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
– Prof. Dr Vlasta Pilizota, Faculty of Food Technology,  J.J. Strossmayer University, Croatia
– Prof. Dr Karina Grigoryan, Armenian Society of Food Science and Technology, Armenia
– Rafael Soro Martorell, AINIA Centro Tecnológico, Spain
– Prof. Dr Yaroslav Zasyadko, National University of Food Technologies, Ukraine
– Prof. Dr Miomir Niksic, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, Serbia
– Prof. Dr Slavko Mirecki, Biotechnical Faculty,  University of Montenegro, Montenegro
– Dr. Anders Göransson, Tetra Pak Processing Systems, Sweden
– Prof. Dr Jens – Peter Majschak, Fraunhofer – Anwendungszentrum Verarbeitungsmaschinen und Verpackungstechnik, Germany
– Prof. Dr Giampaolo Betta, Engineering Faculty,  University of Parma, Italy
– Dirk Nikoleiski, Product Protection & Hygienic Design, Kraft Food, Germany
– Prof. Dr Marco Antonio León Félix, Faculty of Chemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
– Andrew Timperley, Timperley Consulting, UK
– PhD Amin Mousavi Khaneghah, University of Applied Science and Technology – Applied Food Science, Iran
– Dr Kemal Celik, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
– M.Sci Snezana Kakurinova, Consulting and Training Center KEY, Macedonia
– Martin Fairley, ACO Building Drainage, UK
Władysław Migdał, Faculty of Food Technology, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland

Non-EHEDG Members

  • Publication fee for
    one manuscript

  • Publication fee for
    a second manuscript

EHEDG Members

  • Publication fee for
    one manuscript

  • Publication fee for
    a second manuscript

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