Awards and Recognition

IFT recognizes the many accomplishments that individuals and organizations have made to advance food science and the food industry and to help provide safe, affordable, and nutritious foods to the world.  To honor these individuals and organizations, the IFT Awards Program was created. We grant awards, fellowships, and prizes for outstanding accomplishments in all areas of food science and technology, administering 18 Achievement Awards, the Marcel Loncin Research Prize, and the IFT Fellows program.

IFT Achievement Awards honor outstanding individuals, teams, and organizations for contributions to the profession of food science and technology.

Click here for the 2019 Achievement Award Recipients

IFT Fellows  
Election as an IFT Fellow is a unique professional distinction conferred for outstanding and extraordinary contributions in the field of food science and technology.

Click here for the IFT 2019 Class of Fellows

Emerging Leaders
IFT aims to identify the best and brightest new professionals who demonstrate high potential for success in leadership roles and strong commitment to the science of food profession

Click here for the 2019 Emerging Leaders Network Award Recipients

“I will never forget being elected an IFT Fellow- it was certainly the highlight of the year for me.”

Kiyoko Kubomura
, IFT Fellow 2008
Kiyoko Kubomura
Volunteer with IFT