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IFT Honors Three Innovation Award Winners

At an awards ceremony on Sunday evening at IFT18: A Matter of Science + Food, IFT President-Elect Designate Pam Coleman announced and presented three companies—Handary S.A., Kancor Ingredients Ltd., and Novolyze—with the 2018 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award. The winning entries offer solutions to today’s food issues and trends of safety, superior product quality and extended shelf life.

IFT and AIFST Announce Joint Membership Offer

December 4, 2018
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) today announced that the two organizations will offer a joint membership, combining benefits from both organizations to provide enhanced resources. (Read more)

IFTNEXT Food Disruption Challenge Now Accepting Applications

November 27, 2018
Applications to participate in the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) second annual IFTNEXT Food Disruption Challenge™ competition opened today and will remain open through January 10, 2019.  (Read more)

IFT Honors Four Cutting-Edge Ingredient Developments as Part of the 2018 IFT/ACTA Food Industry Innovation Award

October 5, 2018
The Institute of Food Technologist (IFT) honored three groups for their outstanding achievement in innovation as part of ACTA’s flagship biennial event, CONACTA. The event showcases prestigious national and international companies in the areas of science and technology of food, food safety and nutrition.  (Read more)

The Institute of Food Technologists Honors Three Innovators as Part of the 2018 Food Tech Summit & Expo Mexico Innovation Award

September 26, 2018
The Institute of Food Technologist (IFT) honored three companies for their outstanding achievement in innovation as part of the 2018 Mexico Food Tech Summit & Expo.  (Read more)

IFT18 Draws More Than 23,000 Global Registrants

August 14, 2018
IFT18: A Matter of Science and Food, hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) at McCormick Place, highlighted the hottest food trends, the latest food products and the most important developments in the science of food. More than 23,000 people attended the event from July 15 – 18 to attend scientific sessions, connect with colleagues and discover new technologies on the expo floor. (Read more)

Institute of Food Technologists Welcomes New Director of Diversity and Inclusion

August 8, 2018
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced that Nancy Ukpe Gargula has joined the association as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The role will collaborate across the association to provide various solutions, consultations, and trainings on D&I opportunities and issues. (Read more)

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