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...

Mentors wanted!

The Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST) is excited to be launching a National Mentorship Program for 2019. This innovative, cloud-based pilot program will offer a rare opportunity for young CIFST members to meet and engage one-on-one with the...

Join CIFST now and get 4 months free!

If you’re not currently a member of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology, right now is a great time to join! As a new CIFST member, you will be able to enjoy all the benefits of membership for the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019. That means...

Poster board abstract winners announced

The top three poster board abstracts were announced at the 2018 CIFST National Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Nearly 60 poster board abstracts were displayed over two days at the annual event. The winners were as follows: FIRST PLACE INVESTIGATIONS INTO WATER...

2018 CIFST Award winners revealed

Recipients of the 2018 CIFST Awards were announced during the Institute’s National Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON May 27 to 29. A total of seven awards were handed out as part of a gala dinner that was highlighted by a talk by Dr. Irwin Adam of the Future...

Team Laval wins Food Product Development Competition

A quartet of Laval University students were the big winners of the Marvin Tung Memorial Trophy in CIFST’s 2018 Student Food Product Development Competition. The national contest culminated in a four-team final challenge held May 27 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON....

New Board of Directors unveiled

The slate of Directors for the 2018-2019 CIFST Board of Directors was announced during the Annual General Meeting of members this past weekend. The CIFST AGM took place on May 27 prior to the start of the 2018 National Conference at the White Oaks Resort in...

Time is running out for 2018 Awards nominations

There are just a few weeks left to nominate your food and beverage sector colleagues for their work over the past year. The nomination deadline for the 2018 CIFST Awards is April 13. The CIFST Awards recognize the significant contributions of dedicated professionals...

Conference program sneak peek

Session topics and scheduled speakers/presenters for the 2018 National Conference are now being added to the website. A complete list of conference sessions and speakers can be found in the ‘Conference Program’ section on the Annual Conference page....

Expressions of interest sought for CIFST Board of Directors

The Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST) is currently accepting expressions of interest from individuals interested in serving on its Board of Directors for the upcoming year. All received expressions of interest will be reviewed by the CIFST...