IFT Member Benefit Quick Comparison

Thinking about joining IFT but not sure what you’ll get? IFT has multiple membership options designed to meet the unique needs of science of food professionals around the globe. Consult the chart below for a quick overview of the tremendous benefits available. Then choose the membership type that’s right for you.

  Teams Individuals Individuals Individuals Individuals


Pricing plus Section dues where applicable  $1,000/person (tiered pricing available)  $89-$229/year*  $109/year  $50/year  $318/year
On-Demand Concierge Services X        
Customized Lunch & Learn Trainings X        
IFT FIRST: Annual Event and Expo Registration 30% Discount   30% Discount  Up to 20% Discount  90% Discount 30% Discount 
Food Technology Magazine Subscription X X Digital ONLY Choice of this or Journal of Food Science X
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety Online Access X X X X X
Journal of Food Science Subscription X Discounted Discounted Choice of this or Food Technology magazine Discounted
Technical and Educational Training X X $15/webcast X X
Exclusive IFT Connect Online Community Access X X X X X
Discipline-Specific Special Interest Groups X X X X X
Regional Networking Groups and Events X X X X X
Identity-Based Member Resource Groups X X X X X
IFT Member Directory X X X X X
IFT Compensation & Career Path Report X X $99 X X
Certified Food Scientist Exam $200 off $200 off $200 off   $200 off
Proactive Advocacy on Science and
Nutrition-Related Issues
Volunteer Opportunities X X X X X
American Society for Nutrition Member Benefits         X
Publishing benefits in IFT's scientific journals X X Page Charges Apply X X

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