• IFST Spring Conference (SC23): Taming the Perfect Storm - The Power of Food Science and Technology

    27 April 2023 - Bookings are open for our spring conference. This year we are focussing around three mega challenges for all professionals working in the food sector; food security, health and nutrition and the environment. Opportunities to update your knowledge and network with colleagues and members abound at SC23 – IFST’s technical and professional development conference.


  • IFST Technical Visit: Renegade Brewery

    12 April 2023 - Visit this Berkshire Brewery in person for an IFST Technical Visit. From small operation to award-winning national brewer, come to this technical visit to learn about the 30-year journey, including insights on packaging, sustainability, and waste reduction!

  • IFST Workshop: Making Sensory and Consumer Science Sustainable

    23 March 2023 - This event will look at how to increase sustainability of sensory and consumer science research and testing via elements such as materials used, preparation methods, remote vs onsite testing, etc. This is a face to face event and will include speaker presentations, group discussions, and networking. It will be of interest to sensory and consumer scientists and their business partners.

  • IFST Technical Visit to Thermal Processing Specialists, The Food Incubator

    15 March 2023 - The Food Incubator are thermal processing and retorting specialists, offering expertise and facilities for retorting and pasteurising food products from their processing site on Leicester Food Park. The Food Incubator processes a diverse range of sectors within the food industry including soups, sauces, food-to-go, baby food, health foods, plant proteins, dairy products and pet foods.

IFST Food Safety Knowledge Hub

IFST has published this Food Safety Knowledge Hub to consolidate advice, regulations and practical guidance on the topic of food safety. By providing easy access to trusted resources we aim to support stakeholders and consumers in enabling this.

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