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 18 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.

Emerging Leaders
IFT aims to identify the best and brightest new professionals who demonstrate high potential for success in leadership roles and strong commitment to the science of food profession

Achievement Awards and Class of Fellows

“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
Volunteer with IFT