Founded in 1951, CIFST is the national association for food industry professionals. Its membership of more than 1200 is comprised of scientists and technologists in industry, government and academia who are committed to advancing food science and technology. The purpose of CIFST is to advocate and promote the quality, safety and wholesomeness of the food supply through the application of science and technology by linking food science professionals from industry, government and academia.
To provide a forum for the exchange of scientific, educational & business ideas and information.
To be a major voice on scientific issues and public policy relating to the Canadian food industry.
To promote the professional development and careers of CIFST members