European Federation of Food Science & Technology

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The European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) facilitates knowledge and technology exchange among food professionals.


The European Federation of Food Science & Technology organisations, linked to the International Council for Science (ICSU) of the United Nations (UN).


Food for all in a changing world is EFFoST's vision. Therefore EFFoST aims to:

  • Provide a sound and independent European platform for all food professionals (students, researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, consumers) for the enhancement of food science and technology.
  • Interact and form alliances with all related disciplines and bodies in food and associated sectors to efficiently speed up the needed changes
  • Address the needs of professionals, such as job opportunities for young scientists, innovation pathways for SME’s, transparent and clear expert knowledge for consumers etc.
  • Create a European network for knowledge transfer and revealing the rich and diverse European food culture and the contribution to global value chains.