ADHERING BODIES - Membership in the International Union of Food Science and Technology, a non-profit, non-governmental organization, is open to all nations on the basis of one representative body from each nation or defined territory. A representative body is defined as:

A national food science and/or food technology society, institute, or similar group of food scientists and/or engineers, and/or food technologists?

An academy of sciences, a national research council, a national laboratory or similar organization of scientists,

An inter-society committee, or similar group, representing two or more societies of food scientists, and/or food engineers, and/or food technologists?

A national committee representing food scientists and/or food engineers, and/or food technologists of that country or a government-sponsored group working in the area of food science and technology.

Application for IUFoST membership by a representative national body shall be made to the Secretary-General.

ENQUIRIES ABOUT INSTITUTIONAL ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP AND/OR CORPORATE ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP should be made directly to the IUFoST Secretariat ( to the attention of the IUFoST Secretary-General.

Application Form for Adhering Body Status in the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST)

Attach organizational information a) description & history b) governance c) members (%industry, %academia, %government) d) reference from relevant national government institution regarding applicants position as national representative for food science and technology

FEE: The annual fees are based on HDI, and other social and economic indicators. There is a one-time entrance fee of US$100. Please contact the Secretariat for country-specific dues information.

Annual Dues may be paid by Mastercard or Visa, bank draft or wire transfer.


Send the completed application to:

IUFoST Secretariat
112 Bronte Road
Oakville, Ontario
Canada L6L 3C1
Telephone: +1 905 815 1926