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Bryan Hitchcock Joins the Institute of Food Technologists

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced that Bryan Hitchcock has joined the association as the Senior Director of Food Chain and Executive Director of the Global Food Traceability Center.
5-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

IFTNEXT Start-Up Alley

Start-Up Alley, now bigger and better than ever, is where you can meet one-on-one with a leading group of future-forward entrepreneurs developing some of the most innovative products and solutions in the food science industry.
6-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Registration Now Open for IFT19: Feed Your Future

Registration is now open for IFT19: Feed Your Future in New Orleans, LA from June 2-5, 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), IFT19 will bring together science of food professionals from...
5-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Institute of Food Technologists and Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Announce Joint Membership Offer

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) today announced that the two organizations will offer a joint membership, combining benefits from both organizations to provide enhanced...
4-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

IFT18 Draws More Than 23,000 Global Registrants

IFT18: A Matter of Science and Food, hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) at McCormick Place, highlighted the hottest food trends, the latest food products and the most important developments in the science of food. More than 23,000...
24-Aug-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dietary Fiber: Good for the Gut

Consumers are beginning to understand the link between gut health and overall wellness. IFT18 exhibitors in this category know that dietary fiber plays a major role not just in promoting gut health, but also in supporting weight management and heart...
13-Jul-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sugar Reduction Takes Center Stage

With obesity-related diseases on the rise, many food and beverage manufacturers are looking at ways to reduce added sugar in products. From more traditional high-intensity options like sucralose and aspartame to natural offerings derived from the...
12-Jul-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Coffee and Tea Move Beyond the Beverage Category

After water, tea and coffee are the most consumed beverages around the world. Tea leaves and coffee beans are processed into stand-alone beverages, and they are also used to make extracts, flavors, and other ingredients for the bakery, processed...
12-Jul-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How a Food Expo Can Help Take Your Food Start-Up to the Next Level

Entrepreneurship is driving much of the most exciting innovation happening in the science of food today. To help support this growing community, IFT—through our IFTNEXT initiative—launched a new, high profile promotional venue at our 2017 Annual...
6-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

IFT President John Coupland, PhD, CFS Available to Discuss Need for Public Funding for Food and Nutrition Research

20-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

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IFT Food Safety Expert Available to Discuss Listeria Outbreak

23-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT

IFT Offers Food Scientist Perspective on FDA Label Update

20-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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Important Food Safety Tip from IFT: Don't Rinse Your Turkey

24-Nov-2015 2:30 PM EST

Food Scientists Offer Fun Thanksgiving Food Facts and Tips

23-Nov-2015 5:05 PM EST

Food Safety Experts Available for Packed School Lunches

6-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

FDA Making Decision on Transfats Friday. Food Scientist Available to Discuss the Function of Trans Fats in Food

20-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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Founded in 1939, the Institute of Food Technologists is committed to advancing the science of food. Our non-profit scientific society—more than 17,000 members from more than 95 countries—brings together food scientists, technologists and related professionals from academia, government and industry. For more information, please visit


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