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Bryan Hitchcock Joins the Institute of Food Technologists as the Senior Director of Food Chain and Executive Director of the Global Food Traceability Center

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.

 

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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 around the globe to inspire and transform collective knowledge into innovative solutions that help advance the planet’s food safety, nutrition, and sustainability.

IFT Named One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

June 12, 2019
For the third year in a row, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) was recognized as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources. Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor.  (Read more)

The Institute of Food Technologists Announces 2019 IFTSA Competition Winners

June 5, 2019
The Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) recognized more than 20 student groups from around the globe as winners of the 2019 IFTSA competitions.  (Read more)

2019 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award

June 3, 2019
Three companies were recognized at IFT19: Feed Your Future with the 2019 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award. The winning entries offer solutions to today’s food trends of plant-based and upcycled ingredients. (Read more)

IFT18 Honored as Top US Tradeshow of 2018

March 29, 2019
Today, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), announced that its 2018 tradeshow, IFT18: A Matter of Science and Food, was ranked 68th on Trade Show News Network’s 2018 Top Trade Shows list.  (Read more)

Bryan Hitchcock Joins the Institute of Food Technologists

March 5, 2019
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. (Read more)

IFT and AIFST Announce Joint Membership Offer

December 4, 2018
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 resources. (Read more)

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