Awards and Recognition

IFT recognizes the many accomplishments that individuals and organizations have made to advance food science and the food industry and to help provide safe, affordable, and nutritious foods to the world.  To honor these individuals and organizations, the IFT Awards Program was created. We grant awards, fellowships, and prizes for outstanding accomplishments in all areas of food science and technology, administering 14 Achievement Awards, the Marcel Loncin Research Prize, and the IFT Fellows program.

Achievement 
IFT Achievement Awards honor outstanding individuals, teams, and organizations for contributions to the profession of food science and technology.

IFT Fellows  
Election as an IFT Fellow is a unique professional distinction conferred for outstanding and extraordinary contributions in the field of food science and technology.

Congressional Support for Science Award  
This award is presented each year to two members of the United States Congress in recognition of their efforts and achievements in making food-related policies that are based on sound science.

Feeding Tomorrow Scholarships
The IFT Foundation offers over 73 undergraduate and 39 graduate scholarship, totaling nearly $175,000.

Kyungsoo Woo

“The award celebration was a great memory for me, my family, and colleagues.”

Kyungsoo Woo
Industrial Scientist Award Winner 2009