• Unlock the Potential of the Food Science Community

As a member of IFT, you’re a key part of a vibrant community that is shaping the future of the food science and technology profession. Access resources to expand your knowledge and fuel your career. Capitalize on opportunities to connect with peers, explore leading-edge thinking and research, and participate in special events and seminars that will help you succeed.

The more resources you take advantage, the more valuable you’ll find your membership!

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Phil Nelson

“IFT is really my second home… I've done the whole shebang and it's really helped my career.”

Philip Nelson
World Food Prize Laureate
Purdue University
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