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As the authoritative voice of food science and technology for over 75 years, the Institute of Food Technologists offers accurate, timely scientific resources. Our volunteer spokespeople are food science professionals with a variety of expertise who provide credible insight and commentary to media worldwide, bringing sound science to the discussion of food issues.

Recent IFT Releases

Institute of Food Technologists Transitions Annual Event to Virtual Experience

IFT to share latest trends and insights in the science of food via online programming in interest of public health

GDST 1.0 Traceability Standards Launch, Changing the Seafood Industry

Today, The Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST)—a major industry forum involving more than five dozen companies worldwide from across the seafood supply chain—released the first-ever global standards for tracking seafood products from point of origin to point of sale.

IFT Receives Welcoming Environment Organizational Award from Association Forum

The Institute of Food Technologists is proud to announce that it recently received the Welcoming Environment Organizational Award from Association Forum.

IFT Research Report Highlights U.S. Funding Disparities in Food Science

Today, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) published a white paper about the state of funding for food research, concluding that food research in the United States is chronically underfunded. 

IFTNext Food Disruption Challenge Now Accepting Applications

Competition offers startups the opportunity to pitch their idea, product, or innovation and get high-profile exposure.

The Institute of Food Technologists Honors Ledevit SRL with the IFT-AATA Food Industry Innovation Award

IFT awarded the IFT-AATA Food Industry Innovation Award to Ledevit SRL at the 17th annual Food Science and Technology Congress hosted by the Argentine Association of Food Technologists (AATA) in Buenos Aires.