Membership renewal deadline looms

If you haven’t renewed your CIFST membership for 2019 yet, you will want to do so soon. The deadline to renew is February 28th. After that, all unpaid memberships will lapse and require an administrative fee to reinstate. CIFST membership provides many benefits...

Sylvain Charlebois to speak at Summit

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, a well-known food commentator and Professor of Food Distribution and Policy at Dalhousie University, is set to speak at the 2019 Canadian Food Summit, CIFST’s annual national conference, taking place May 22 to 24 in Halifax, NS. The...

Call for presenters and abstracts 2019

Opportunities to present at CIFST’s 2019 national conference are now available. Recently renamed the Canadian Food Summit, the theme of next year’s event is Sustainable Innovation. Abstracts and proposals to be an official presenter at the 2019 Canadian...

Plant proteins webinar to kick off 2019

Dr. Mike Nickerson, CIFST President and Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, will present the first in a series of 2019 webinars on January 30. Entitled Future of Plant Proteins: Utilization in Food and Beyond, the 45-minute webinar will discuss some emerging...

A few good mentees needed

Calling all young professional CIFST members! The launch of 2019 National Mentorship Program is just weeks away and we are now seeking mentee candidates aged 35 and under currently working or seeking employment in the food and beverage sector. The unique, cloud-based...

Halifax to host 2019 National Conference

Next year, the Canadian food and beverage sector will descend on the country’s picturesque east coast as the city of Halifax has been selected as the location of CIFST’s 2019 National Conference. Running May 22 to 24, the 2019 National Conference will take...