Blackwell Publishing Purchases Food and Nutrition Press, Inc.

Oct 19, 2004

Blackwell Publishing has announced the purchase of Food and Nutrition Press, Inc (FNP). The acquisition adds 11 journal titles and over 50 books to Blackwell's food science list. As part of the agreement, Blackwell will now publish Foodservice Research International, Journal of Food Biochemistry, Journal of Food Lipids, Journal of Food Process Engineering, Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, Journal of Food Quality, Journal of Food Safety, Journal of Muscle Foods, Journal of Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology, Journal of Sensory Studies, and Journal of Texture Studies. Eugene Simonoff and Associates represented Blackwell Publishing in the transaction which was finalized on October 1, 2004 for an undisclosed amount.