IFT FIRST 2022 in Chicago IL


IFT FIRST Annual Event and Expo

IFT FIRST: Annual Event and Expo is the place where science of food professionals gather to debate and discuss science and new innovations, explore ingredients and technologies for the future, and collaborate on key issues impacting the global food system.


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IFT FIRST - Food Improved by Research, Science and Technology
This year’s event theme – “Innovation in a Time of Crisis: Can We Future-Proof the Food System?” - is an experience you don’t want to miss as thousands of innovators, product developers, scientists and company leaders will be in attendance live and in-person at IFT FIRST.

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