News Releases


Pam Coleman, MBA, CFS Named 80th President of IFT

August 14, 2019
Today, Pam Coleman, MBA, CFS became the 80th president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific institute committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system. Coleman succeeds Michele Perchonok, PhD, CFS IFT’s 2018-2019 President.  (Read more)

IFT Named One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

June 12, 2019
For the third year in a row, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) was recognized as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources. Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor.  (Read more)

The Institute of Food Technologists Announces 2019 IFTSA Competition Winners

June 5, 2019
The Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) recognized more than 20 student groups from around the globe as winners of the 2019 IFTSA competitions.  (Read more)

2019 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award

June 3, 2019
Three companies were recognized at IFT19: Feed Your Future with the 2019 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award. The winning entries offer solutions to today’s food trends of plant-based and upcycled ingredients. (Read more)

IFT18 Honored as Top US Tradeshow of 2018

March 29, 2019
Today, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), announced that its 2018 tradeshow, IFT18: A Matter of Science and Food, was ranked 68th on Trade Show News Network’s 2018 Top Trade Shows list.  (Read more)

Bryan Hitchcock Joins the Institute of Food Technologists

March 5, 2019
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced that Bryan Hitchcock has joined the association as the Senior Director of Food Chain and Executive Director of the Global Food Traceability Center. (Read more)

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)

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