Institute of Food Technologists Receives 7 Awards in 2014

March 12, 2015

CHICAGO—The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific society for professionals engaged in food science, food technology, and related areas in industry, academia, and government today announced it has received seven awards in 2014 on behalf of FutureFood 2050, Food Technology magazine, and the IFT Annual Event.

FutureFood 2050
The FutureFood 2050 publishing initiative by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) aims to explore how increasingly sophisticated science and technology will help feed the world’s projected 9 billion-plus people in 2050. Each month the site features a new set of independent-minded thought leaders around the globe discussing topics such as obesity, innovations in agriculture, food waste, and more. In addition, a documentary movie is in the works to look at how the science of food will contribute solutions to feeding the world.
  • Association Trends All Media Contest Silver Winner for Website, 2014
  • Business Marketing Association Chicago Silver Tower Award Winner for FutureFood 2050 Marketing, Brand and Communications Strategy - Thought Leaders Marketing Strategy, 2014
  • Business Marketing Association Chicago Silver Tower Award Winner for FutureFood 2050 Public Relations - Service PR Program, 2014

Food Technology Magazine
Food Technology is the leading trade publication addressing all facets of food science and technology. Its in-depth and balanced coverage includes the latest research developments, industry news, consumer product innovations, and professional opportunities.
  • Folio-Ozzie Awards First Place Winner for Feature Layout for the Salary Survey, February, 2014
  • Folio-Eddie Awards Honorable Mention for Culinary Point of View Blog Post, March, 2014

IFT Annual Event
The IFT Annual Event is a yearly conference and expo that brings together the most respected food professionals in industry, government, and academia from every facet of food science and technology.
  • Trade Show Network News (TSNN) Awards Top 25 for Fastest Growing Show in Attendance
  • Trade Show Network News (TSNN) Awards Fastest Growing Association Show – Attendance


About IFT
Founded in 1939, the Institute of Food Technologists is committed to advancing the science of food. Our non-profit scientific society—more than 17,000 members from more than 95 countries—brings together food scientists, technologists and related professionals from academia, government, and industry. For more information, please visit

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Jennifer Braner

IFT PR and Media Specialist

Phone: 312.604.0273