Toolkit Advocacy

Advocacy Toolkits

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has developed toolkits about important topics in the science of food that you can use to dispel common misconceptions around important food-related topics. Check back periodically as new toolkits will continue to be added.

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IFT Members, apply to be an IFT Food Science Advocate. Join a passionate group of science of food professionals working together to spread the word about the importance of food science through social media, email, and in-person interactions.

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Diverse skill sets needed for growing opportunities

To understand where the future of work in the science of food is headed, it’s necessary to first look at how the industry has changed, explained the panelists at an IFT Careers InFocus virtual event session titled “The Future of Work.”

Diverse skill sets needed for growing opportunities

To understand where the future of work in the science of food is headed, it’s necessary to first look at how the industry has changed, explained the panelists at an IFT Careers InFocus virtual event session titled “The Future of Work.”

Preparing for a new work paradigm

Speaking at IFT’s recent Careers InFocus virtual event and career fair, Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America and former U.S. presidential candidate, shared his perspective on the massive changes that are affecting the way we work.

Preparing for a new work paradigm

Speaking at IFT’s recent Careers InFocus virtual event and career fair, Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America and former U.S. presidential candidate, shared his perspective on the massive changes that are affecting the way we work.

No quick fix for employment inequities

Employment inequities related to gender and race are real, and correcting them must be a priority, but it isn’t going to happen overnight, said panelists at an IFT Careers InFocus virtual event session.

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Beefing Up the Benefits of Tomatoes

Hear from an Ohio State researcher who's probing the vegetable's potential for human health and working to maximize its nutritional advantage.

What's Feeding the Probiotics Surge?

Probiotic supplement use is on the rise. In this sponsored content interview, hear from a biotech firm that’s advancing novel microbial strains and the nutrients that feed them to help companies stay ahead of the curve.

May Content Spotlight: Ingredient Innovation

Stay up to date on the latest topics and trends in ingredient innovation with IFT's featured resources, from blogs to peer-reviewed articles to on-demand videos.

Back to Basics

New ingredient trends are increasingly driven by the desire for foods and ingredients consumers recognize--and that boast big health benefits--says food scientist and innovator James Gratzek.

April Content Spotlight: AgTech

Stay up to date on the latest topics and trends in agricultural technology with IFT's featured resources, from blogs to peer-reviewed articles to on-demand videos.