To unite food industry professionals in the science of food.
To advance and inspire all food sector professionals through education, collaboration and recognition to champion a robust, innovative science based Australian food industry to meet future food needs.
Who Are We?
Formed in 1967, The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) represents food system professionals working in all facets of the food industry: food science, food technology, engineering, sensory, new product development, innovation, regulatory, QA, nutrition, microbiology and food safety, as well as those in leadership positions within the academic, industry and private sectors.
AIFST is independent of government, industry, lobby or special interest groups.
The 2021 - 2023 Strategic Plan is built around our key pillars of grow, learn, connect and champion