Associate Member

For Early Career Professionals or anyone with an interest in Food Science.

We’re just as excited about seeing you develop in your career as a food professional as you are. We can certainly help you achieve and maintain professional recognition which will help you get noticed. More than that, by joining our community of food professionals, you can tap into all the expertise you need to support you in your growing role.

Join IFST to develop your network, be inspired by leading lights in the profession and take advantage of a range of events, activities and benefits all designed to help boost your career. 

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Associate Member Benefits

Professional recognition

  • Demonstrate your commitment to the Food Science & Technology sector
  • Gain professional recognition by joining our registers 
  • Record your professional development with myCPD with a 70% discount for all IFST members

Scientific knowledge and expertise

Networking and career opportunities

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