Associations, Organizations and Research Centers

Institute of Food Science and Technology

Institute of Food Science and Technology.

This Europe-based independent professional qualifying body for food scientists and technologists assists with career development and education.


American Association of Cereal Chemists International

American Association of Cereal Chemists International.

Professional association which gathers and disseminates scientific and technical information to professionals in the grain-based foods industry.


American Dairy Science Association

American Dairy Science Association.

Organization dedicated to providing scientific and technical support for professionals working in the dairy industry.


American Meat Science Association

American Meat Science Association.

Provides meat science education and professional development.


Canned Food Alliance

Canned Food Alliance. Mealtime.org.

A consortium of steelmakers, can makers, select food processors and affiliate members that have joined together to promote the nutritional and convenience benefits of canned food.


National Center for Food Safety and Technology

National Center for Food Safety and Technology.

A research consortium of scientists from academia, the Food and Drug Administration, and food-related industries.


Coffee Quality Institute

Coffee Quality Institute.

Non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of coffee quality as well as the lives of those who produce it.


Coffee Research Institute

Coffee Research Institute.

Seeks to improve the quality of coffee through education and research.


European Food Information Council

European Food Information Council.

Provides research-based information on food and nutrition to the public.


Food Engineering Division of IFT

Institute of Food Technologists.

Provides resources on food engineering to students and professionals.


Food Science Australia

Food Science Australia.

Supports the development of science-based solutions for the food industry in Australia.


Food Science Central

International Food Information Service.

A gateway to information relating to food science, food technology and food-related human nutrition.


Institute of Food Technologists

Institute of Food Technologists.

Scientific society of professionals working in food science or related fields.


International Association for Cereal Science and Technology

International Association for Cereal Science and Technology.

Scientific society for professionals working in the field of cereal science.


International Cocoa Association

International Cocoa Association.

Seeks to foster cooperation between producers, consumers, and industry.


International Rice Research Institute

International Rice Research Institute.

Based in the Philippines, this organization generates and disseminates rice-related knowledge and technology in support of farmers in developing countries.


International Union of Food Science and Technology

International Union of Food Science and Technology.

Global organization linking food scientists from different nations.


Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center

University of California-Davis. Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center.

Provides reliable information to professionals and consumers of fresh horticultural crops.