CHICAGO – Sept. 1, 2021 – The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced Vickie Kloeris, MS, CFS as its 82nd president. IFT is a nonprofit scientific institute committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system. Kloeris follows Noel Anderson, PhD, IFT’s 2020 – 2021 president.
The Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) recognized more than 20 student groups from around the globe as winners of the 2021 IFTSA competitions. IFT announced the winners virtually at FIRST, IFT’s newly reimagined annual event.
Key Industry Stakeholders Collaborate Using GS1 and GDST Standards to Support the Advancement of Supply Chain Digitization and to Prepare for Pending Traceability Requirements
The goal of the Challenge is to support innovations that aim to make healthier diets more accessible on a global scale, and empower consumers to make choices benefitting both personal and planetary health. Funded by Seeding The Future Foundation, the Challenge will award up to $1 million annually to inspire impactful innovations to transform our food system and improve the health of people and planet.
Registration is now open for Food Improved by Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST), a new digital experience powered by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). Programming and presentations will take place virtually from July 19-21, 2021 while the Solution Exchange will be offered from July 19-23, 2021. FIRST, a new AI-enabled experience, will provide an interactive, personalized platform that brings together international communities to solve food-centric challenges and spark innovation to benefit the global population.
Dr. Elwood F. Caldwell Graduate Fellowship
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.
The IFT Achievement Awards recognize an individual or team for remarkable contributions in research, applications and service in the food science and technology industry.
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.