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Professionals from every background choose to become a part of our fantastic team.  Below, see options of professional organizations that might be perfect for you!

IFT Membership


JOIN the National IFT


IFT (Institute of Food Technologists) has over 28,000 members in regional sections across the U.S. and world, including BCFT, the only Canadian section. Join the IFT and you will automatically be a Member of the BCFT with benefits including: 

  • Tech Talk, BCFT's monthly newsletter

  • Access to BCFT and IFT membership directories

  • Food Technology magazine

  • A discount for Journal of Food Science

  • Job & Scholarship postings

  • Disocunts for our annual IFT conference


Click HERE

to learn more about the benefits of membership and how to join.

Institute of Food Technologists
525 West Van Buren St, Suite 1000
Chicago IL 60607-38141 USA

T 1.312.782.8424
F 1.312.782.8348

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British Columbia Food Technologists Membership

Considering joining?  Please feel free to attend any of our events as a guest, and get a feel for our team!

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BCFT is a section of Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST) and the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). As a member you receive the informative BCFT newsletter featuring announcements and articles about local meetings and plant tours, and food technology-related news. Membership to BCFT is automatic when you become a CIFST and/or IFT member. Continue reading below for more information on joining these national food technology organizations.

CIFST Membership





CIFST is a national organization with approximately 1200 members and eight regional sections throughout Canada, including BCFT. Some of the member benefits include:

  • Tech Talk, BCFT's monthly newsletter

  • Food In Canada magazine

  • Access to the membership directory

  • Job, Scholarship and Resume postings

  • Subject interest groups

  • Sustaining Membership for companies, government, educational, and other groups

  • Disocunts for our annual CIFST conference


CIFST website 

to learn more about the benefits of membership and how to join.

Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology
3-1750 The Queensway, Suite 1311
Toronto, ON M93 5H5
 T 1.905.271.8338
F 1.905.271.8344

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