• Unlock the Potential of the Food Science Community

Emeritus Status If you’ve been a long-time member, but have now retired, IFT can help you stay connected.

Criteria for Emeritus Status

  • Any Member or Professional Member who has retired from professional life in a remunerative capacity, and
  • has been a member of IFT for at least twenty (20) years
  • Emeritus Membership dues are $25 per year

Submit Your Request

Members who may qualify for Emeritus Status must write to:

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Attn: Kathleen A. Gorski (Emeritus Membership)
525 W. Van Buren, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60607 USA
Fax: 312.782.8348

Being part of IFT and IFT Foundations efforts to build a better tomorrow by strengthening the number and quality of food scientists is both challenging and rewarding. It’s one way I can repay the profession which has aided my career.

John Ruff
IFT Past President
John Ruff