FSTA® is the key database for faculty, students, and industry scientists conducting research in the sciences of food and health.

    • Interdisciplinary content, from nutrition to biotechnology
    • In-depth keyword indexing using the most comprehensive food thesaurus in the world
    • Reliable results that are always directly relevant to food and beverages

Complete the short form to request trial access for your university or company.

"FSTA is a key resource that we would recommend to other companies. As the focus is on food science, there is less ‘noise’ for the scientist to filter out…"
R&D Manager, International Food Manufacturer, UK

"You can't have a food science and technology department without FSTA"
Innocent Awasom, Associate Librarian at Texas Tech University, USA

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What happens now? 

We will be in touch to co-ordinate setting up a trial for your institution. 

Once your trial request is accepted and your access has begun, we are available if you would like support to help you make the most of the database trial, such as promotional material and training.

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