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Investing in the Future of Food Science

Feeding Tomorrow is the Foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). Each day, we work to raise both the awareness of and interest in the science of food as a desirable career path. By attracting, retaining, and celebrating the creative and innovative minds of future food scientists, we will ensure the world has the ability to feed a growing and diverse population.

Our Promises

  • MOTIVATE by encouraging the best young minds to pursue careers in the science of food.
  • SUPPORT through promoting and rewarding the excellence of students pursuing careers in the science of food.
  • LEVERAGE the collective knowledge of our community to pursue food and nutrition solutions for those in need.

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2021 Annual Report

In a year that tested all of our resolve, Feeding Tomorrow, the foundation of IFT, demonstrated focus and resilience.

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  • Barbara Hunt
  • Deirdre Piggott
  • Charities Aid Foundation America
  • Noel Anderson
  • Rev Gerald Buonopane
  • Ruby Shrestha
  • Richard Lane
  • Nate De Haan
  • Chin-Kun Wang