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...

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...

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...