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Choose the IFT Membership that’s right for you

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has five membership types to meet the needs of its diverse community. No matter where you are in your career, IFT has a membership type to support you. Explore the different options below to find the membership type that is right for you.

IFT Premier Membership
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The most comprehensive access to IFT’s resources, community, and research for individuals.
IFT Networking & Engagement Membership
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A taste of IFT’s time-saving resources and dynamic community for individuals.
IFT Student membership
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Resources and opportunities to enhance on-campus experiences, make new connections, and prepare students for science of food careers.
IFT Emeritus Membership
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Similar benefits to IFT’s Premier Membership for retirees.
IFT Joint Membership
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The benefits of both the American Society of Nutrition and IFT at one low price.
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Become part of this vibrant community collectively working to enhance and advance the application of food science and innovation in the global food system.

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Please fax completed PDF membership applications to +1.312.782.8348. We cannot accept applications submitted via email.
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Premier/Networking and Engagement Application (PDF)        Student Application (PDF)