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Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is the main professional group for food scientists with more than 28,000 members. The Institute also has an active Student Association (IFTSA). The Southern California Section of IFT (SCIFTS) provides many opportunities for scholarships and professional networking at the local level through regular activities.

Website: www.ift.org

IFT Student Association (IFTSA)

The IFT Student Association (IFTSA) is a forward-looking, student-governed community of IFT members. Membership in IFTSA can help make you a more successful student, and enhance your future as a food science professional.

Website: www.iftsa.org

Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section (SCIFTS)

The mission of SCIFTS is to “fulfill human needs for a quality food supply through science, technology and education.”

Website: www.scifts.net

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