Anne Goldman Chosen as IFT Fellow

May 6, 2010

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Anne Goldman Chosen as IFT Fellow

Chicago, IL- Anne Goldman, Vice President of Consumer Research, ACCE International, was elected Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Fellow in 2010 for international leadership in the integration of consumer sensory science to the product development process working with cross-functional business teams.

Fellow is a unique professional distinction conferred on individuals with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience for their contributions to the food science and technology field. The nominee must have been an IFT Member for 15 years and a Professional Member at the time of nomination. The 15-year member requirement may be waived by the Fellows Jury for those nominees who have spent all or a portion of their careers outside the United States.

Goldman is an advocate of professionalism and proficiency testing schemes for the field of sensory science, supporting ISO 9001 certification at her own company and contributing to several ASTM E-18 Sensory Evaluation Standards and Manuals. She is author and co-author of numerous scientific journal publications and a contributor to Case Studies in Food Product Development, published in 2008. Goldman has directed consumer sensory research for many food companies, resulting in the development and launch of numerous successful new food products and ensuring the continued success of existing brands. An active supporter of professional organizations, she is a past president of Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST), past secretary of New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology, board member of European Sensory Network, has chaired the international committees of IFT and CIFST and mentored numerous food industry colleagues around the globe.

IFT has conferred the Fellow designation on a select number of Professional Members every year since 1970. A complete list of Fellows can be found on the IFT Web site at: http://www.ift.org/cms/?pid=1000287