Welcome to the Washington DC Section of the Institute of Food Technologists

The Washington DC Section (DC-IFT) is one of 53 regional sections of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a non-profit scientific society with 11,000 members. Our members represent all areas of the food industry, from packaging to manufacturing to research & development and beyond. With professionals in industry, academia and government, we strive to promote all aspects of food technology.

Whether you are a new student or a seasoned professional, you will benefit from being a member of DCIFT. Meetings and networking activities occur several times throughout the year. These events provide you with the opportunity to network, be active in your local area and enjoy gourmet cuisine.

Anyone with an interest in the food industry is welcome to join!

Maryland logoCurious about other local IFT Chapters? Check out the Maryland IFT Section for additional events near you!