Feed your future
June 2-5, 2019 | New Orleans, LA
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Why IFT19?

It’s where you need to be to feed your career, your business, and your future.

IFT’s Annual Event and Food Expo is where the most talented and creative minds in the science of food come together to collaborate, share, learn, and network. It’s is where you can be inspired and inspire, where you can gain insights and gather intel, and where you can hear the latest research and see the most innovative products.

Whether your company is looking for new customers, new suppliers, or new ideas, IFT19 is an essential part of staying on top of what’s next in the science of food and the food industry, so you and your organization can stay ahead of the competition.


Over 17,000 attendees will converge at IFT19 providing you limitless opportunities to make new connections and expand your professional contacts.
Gain insights and meet the people who are driving innovation across the science of food from all over the world.
IFTNEXT sessions challenge you to think big, question and discover, break boundaries and redefine, be challenged and inspired.

Learn what’s next from more than 1,000 of the most diverse food industry suppliers from around the globe. 
Over 100 scientific sessions, 600 research poster presentations and numerous provocative IFTNEXT presentations. 
Most importantly, IFT19 is where you can feed your passion for the science of food and food technology for four intensive days.
If you’re serious about advancing your career, business, research, or the science of the future of food, then you can’t afford to miss IFT19.