Divisions

Divisions are special interest groups focusing on specific areas of food science and technology, bringing together IFT member talent and knowledge to explore important topics, solve problems and help one another in the advancement of food science and technology.



JOIN OUR COMMUNITY
Members are able to join the Divisions of their choice. With over 24 Divisions to choose from, you will be joining a robust and engaged community of peers representing over 76 counties. Not a member yet? No problem, you can join online today.

Develop
IFT Divisions help to develop and promote careers in the science of food by supporting Feeding Tomorrow student scholarships and travel grants.

Network
IFT Connect is the virtual home of IFT’s Divisions. It’s an online community supporting food professionals from around the globe. Make new connections, participate in discussions, and engage with colleagues who are contributing to the shared knowledge of the food science community.

Innovate
IFT Divisions are influential sources for developing content that promotes science, technology and their application. Division members are content matter experts who develop year-round education including sessions and abstracts for the annual event, technical research competitions, and webcasts.

Advocate:
Division members advocate by addressing issues faced by professionals in the industry and influence outcomes that support the advancement of new science and technology. Division members acknowledge exceptional work and achievements of their members with awards and other recognition.

Click the links below to visit IFT Connect and learn more about joining each group.

Aquatic Food Products

Aquatic Food Products

Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrate

Dairy

Dairy Foods

Education Extension and Outreach

Education, Extension & Outreach

Food Chemistry

Food Chemistry

Food Engineering

Food Engineering

Food Laws & Regulations

Food Law & Regulations

Food Microbiology

Food Microbiology

Food Packaging

Food Packaging

Food Service

Foodservice

Fruit and Vegetables

Fruit & Vegetable Products

International

International

Marketing and Management

Marketing & Management

Muscle Foods

Muscle Foods

IFT

Nonthermal Processing

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods

Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods

Food Health & Nutrition

Nutrition

Product Development

Product Development

Protein Division

Protein

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

Refrigerated and Frozen Foods

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Sensory and Consumer Sciences

Sensory & Consumer Sciences

Toxicology and Safety Evaluation

Toxicology & Safety Evaluation