Awards and Recognition feature

Awards & Recognition

IFT’s community plays an important role in advancing the science of food and its positive impact on our global food system. To recognize this great work, each year IFT celebrates the accomplishments of individuals and organizations who work to ensure our planet’s food system is safe, nutritious, and sustainable for all.

Achievement Awards >

IFT Achievement Awards honor outstanding individuals, teams, and organizations for contributions to the profession of food science and technology.


IFT Fellows >

Election as an IFT Fellow is a unique professional distinction conferred for outstanding and extraordinary contributions in the field of food science and technology.


Emerging Leaders Network Award >

IFT aims to identify the best and brightest new professionals who demonstrate high potential for success in leadership roles and strong commitment to the science of food profession.


Riester-Davis-Brody Award > 

The Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT’s) Riester-Davis-Brody Award recognizes lifetime achievement for top innovators in food packaging technology.

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IFT members make an impact

IFT members are making a positive impact on our global food system every day.

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