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.

What is a Fellow?

The IFT Fellow designation is an honor bestowed upon an IFT member by their peers, recognizing exemplary professionalism in the field of food science.

In a given year, no more than 0.3 percent of the professional membership is eligible, and even fewer than that will earn this honor.

Nomination of a Fellow

The nominee must be a Professional Member of IFT and have been in active practice of the profession for at least 15 years. If your nominee is not elected a Fellow in any given year, you may re-nominate him or her in a subsequent year.

IFT Fellow nominations will open in Fall 2016.

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Join Your Peers

Are you an IFT Fellow? You can now connect and chat with other IFT Fellows in the IFT Community online. Please note, you must login to participate.

IFT Fellows Group

“Thank you so much for making the Awards Ceremony an unforgettable event. It was certainly the highlight of my career as a food scientist.”

Alfred Bushway
IFT Fellow 2009
Alfred Bushway