The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) have, as a member benefit and part of our Continuing Professional Development program, signed an MOU with the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) to endorse and promote the Certified Food Scientist (CFS) credential to food professionals in Australia. The signing of which provides a discount to all AIFST members who wish to gain this Certification.
The CFS program is a first-of-its-kind certification for food professionals worldwide and is designed to meet the International Standards Organization (ISO) 17024 standard for personnel certification programs. The CFS program is governed by the International Food Science Certification Commission (IFSCC). There are currently more than 1500 CFS representing 866 organisations in 55 countires around the world.