IFT recently took place at McCormick Place, Chicago, from July 15-18. IFT is presented by the Institute of Food Technologists.

IFT18 included 1,200 exhibitors and 100 sessions, and attracted 23,000 attendees. 

During IFT18, Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery met with ingredient suppliers from across the industry to discuss new solutions for snacks and baked goods and how they connect to industry trends. For complete coverage, view the slideshow here.

Since 1939, IFT has been bringing creative minds in the science of food and technology together to collaborate, learn, and contribute, with the goal of inspiring and transforming collective scientific knowledge into innovative solutions for the benefit of all people around the world.

IFT19 will take place at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, from Sunday, June 2 to Wednesday, June 5, 2019.