This study presents a bibliometric analysis of the scientific production in the food science and technology (FST) field for
the period 1991-2000, in Iberian-America (IA). Eight selected IA countries contributed 97.6% of the IA production and accounted
for a 6.6% of the world production. The most frequent document type is journal article published in English. Retrieved records
display characteristical authorship patterns and preferred subject areas. Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Portugal determine
the IA pattern of sources of publication. The fifty top ranked journals, 80% of which were indexed by the SCIE, encompass
two-thirds of the IA production.