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The Value of Membership It Pays to Be a Member of IFT

Your IFT Membership dues are a solid investment in your career, both now and in the future. With the substantial savings and benefits IFT member receive, it's only a matter of time before you completely recoup your membership fee – member benefits are worth over $3,000 annually. It's a small price to pay for such a large investment in your career.

Benefits of Membership


20 on-demand webcasts


Access to the IFT Salary Survey


8 professional development webcasts for New Professionals


Subscription to Food Technology magazine


CFS application discount


CFS recertification fee discount


Wellnesssm conference registration discount

$100 in savings

Annual Meeting & Food Expo®
registration discounts

Up to $220 in savings

Discounts on Short Courses

Up to $270 in savings

Discounted subscription to the
Journal of Food Science

Up to $713 in savings

Discounts on IFT online courses and webcasts

Up to $100 in savings

Access to our online eCareerMentor program

Exclusive to members

Access to resources & tools developed
specifically for our New Professional members

Exclusive to members

Leadership opportunities

Exclusive to members

Undergraduate and graduate scholarships

Exclusive to student members

Value In Membership Benefits

Over $3,000

“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
Phil Nelson