This is the mission of the Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section, and of its members. In keeping with this mission, SCIFTS is proud to bring you the latest advance in OUR journey toward its fulfillment.

Reserve Your Advertising Space with Southern California IFT!

SCIFTS is now accepting newsletter and website advertisements for our 2024-2025 year. Newsletter ads will be published in all ten issues (September 2024 through June 2025) of our organization’s newsletter sent to approximately 1,200 members of the food industry. Additional copies of the newsletter are distributed to thousands of exhibitors and attendees at our annual Suppliers’ Night Expo. Reserve early, as advertising space sells out quickly!

Advertising space on Southern California IFT’s website is available at an additional cost to all companies who reserve ad space in our newsletter. Due to significant interest in advertising with the SCIFTS organization – and limited available space – payment-in-full with a completed Authorization Form must be received before placement of any advertisement may be guaranteed. Ad placement requests are honored on a first come, first serve basis.

Advertising with Southern California IFT is an excellent way to promote your company, as well as to show your support of vital food industry programs!


The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), the national organization, was founded in 1939 as a non-profit society. Today, this proactive scientific and educational organization has over 13,000 members working in food science, technology, nutrition and related professions in industry, academia and government. As the authoritative voice of food science and technology, IFT brings sound science to the public discussion of food issues.

The Southern California Institute of Food Technologists (SCIFTS) is one of the largest sections of the international society of professional food personnel involved or interested in any of the various aspects of the field of food.

Whether you are a food technologist, researcher, scientist, engineer, executive, administrator, educator, author, marketer, consultant, student, or salesperson, there is a place for you in this multi-faceted organization.


If you are not a member of IFT, but wish to receive the SCIFTS Newsletter, purchase an annual subscription. and receive the 10 issue annual newsletter.

Subscription Costs:

  • $ 25.00 – Regular subscription
  • $ 20.00 – Senior subscription (65+ years old)
  • $ 15.00 – Student subscription

Subscribers will also receive special pricing at local SCIFTS events.

Dinner Meetings:

Non-Member Dinner Price is $50.00*

Subscribers will receive a discount on the Non-Member Dinner Meeting price as follows:

  • Regular – discount of $10.00 (Subscriber price $40.00*)
  • Senior 65+ – discount of $25.00 (Subscriber price $25.00*)
  • Student – discount of $25.00 (Subscriber price $25.00*)

*$5.00 Discount with Cash/Check Payment at Door