Whether you are starting out in the food industry, or have many years of experience and knowledge, AIFST membership will bring great benefits to you both personally and professionally.

Member benefits

AIFST members join a network of around 2,000 food industry professionals with access to:

Member categories

Membership of the Institute is open to all members of the food and allied industries. Membership categories include:

Communities of Interest

AIFST recently launched 13 new Communities of Interest (COIs), including geographical and special interest Communities, to better support and inform what events, services and offerings the Institute provides members. 

Communities of Interest exist in each state – QLD, VIC, NSW, SA, Tas and WA – as well across key member interest areas – Consultants, Nutrition, Sensory, Young Professionals, New Product Development and Innovation, Microbiology and Cook Chill.