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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

IFT Announces 2021 Class of Fellows

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Fellow designation is an honor bestowed upon an IFT member by their peers to recognize exemplary professionalism in the field of food science.

IFT Announces 2021 Award Recipients

The IFT Achievement Awards recognize an individual or team for remarkable contributions in research, applications and service in the food science and technology industry.

Institute of Food Technologists Launches FIRST, A New Event Experience

FIRST, Food Improved by Research, Science, and Technology, is a brand-new digital experience powered by the Institute of Food Technologists designed to improve the quality, ingenuity, and sustainability of food for the world.

Seafood Sector Giants Focus Action on Closing Ports and Supply Chains to Illegal Fishing

Today, five of the most influential industry and multi-stakeholder platforms in the seafood sector have released a joint statement calling for action to combat the scourge of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Leafy Green Traceability Pilots Reveal the Value of Sharing Extended Product Information During a Traceback Investigation

Leafy Green Traceability Pilots Reveal the Value of Sharing Extended Product Information During a Traceback Investigation