Date: Sunday August 21 2016
The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) is the global scientific organization for food science and technology supporting programmes and projects to increase the safety and security of the world’s food supply. IUFoST is a not for profit country member organization, each country represented by its national food science organisation. IUFoST is one of 31 Unions worldwide elected to full membership in the International Council for Science (ICSU) and IUFoST represents food science and technology to other world bodies.
With over 65 member countries, four regional groupings EFFoST in Europe, WAAFoST in Africa, FIFSTA in Asia and ALACCTA in Latin America and representing more than 300,000 food scientists and technologists worldwide, IUFoST is the world voice of food science and technology.
IUFoST aims to strengthen food science and technology’s role in helping secure the world’s food supply and eliminate world hunger by delivering programs such as distance education, workshops and integrated food systems targeted to these needs.
For more information visit the congress website.