a non-profit professional organization for the support of the food industry in
Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Welcome to the Northeast Section of the Institute of Food Technologists,
a professional society for the food industry, encompassing Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Maine. The depth of knowledge, diversity, and technology that is represented by the people and companies of this region is extensive. Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, you can be sure to learn something through the interesting people, informative speakers, and outstanding tours that the programming committee presents each year.

We welcome any comments or questions and look forward to hearing from anyone interested in participating on any committee, making phone calls or sharing ideas for future meetings. Please feel free to contact anyone on the Executive Board, using the link above.

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Check our ''Career Opportunities" Page for full listings!

Looking to fill those Internship Positions? We have students ready!
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"Food Evolution" showing
Thursday, November 30, 2017
UMass, Amherst

Upcoming UMASS Extension Food Safety Events:

Food Emulsion Short Course, November 30 – December 1, 2017, UMass Amherst. This workshop will present the basic principles, concepts and techniques of emulsion science, and show how this information can help to understand, predict and control the properties of real food products and ingredients. This course will be taught by academic and industry instructors with extensive experience in emulsion technology. To register, click here!

Better Process Control School, ACIDIFIED PROGRAM, November 15 & 16th, 2017, UMass Amherst. This ​course ​will ​train ​food ​processors ​principles ​of ​ acidification, ​and ​container ​closure ​evaluation ​programs ​for ​ ​acidified ​canned ​foods ​as ​required ​by ​FDA ​ regulations ​in ​CFR ​108 and​114. ​The ​purpose ​of ​these ​ egulations ​is ​to ​help ​ensure ​the ​safety ​of ​consumers ​by ​ training ​producers. ​This ​course ​will ​satisfy ​both ​USDA ​and ​FDA regulatory ​requirements. This ​event ​is ​sponsored ​by ​Umass ​Extension, ​Department ​of ​ Food ​Science ​and ​Grocery ​Manufacturers ​Association ​(GMA ​Science).
Click here to register!



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