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NYIFT has transitioned from a traditional pdf newsletter to an easier to read e-news blast. We are also taking all reservations through eventbrite, accessed via the Register button. You may choose to pay with a credit card or at the door. You may also make your reservation(s) by contacting the NYIFT Office via email at or by telephone at 201-905-0090.

JOINT NY/CNJ IFT Dinner Meeting
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Grain House Restaurant
225 Route 202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
3:30-5:00 p.m. Board Meeting - Old Mill Inn - Fieldstone Rm
Members are Welcome & Encouraged to attend
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.     Networking and Cash Bar
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.     Speaker Presentation
7:00 p.m.               Dinner - Click Here for Dinner Menu

The Challenges of Developing a Food System for a Mars Mission

Michele Perchonok – IFT President-Elect

Development of the space food system for long duration exploration missions is managed within NASA’s Advanced Food Technology Project. Research conducted under this project provides the crew with safe, nutritious and acceptable foods for a minimum of three years during long duration missions, with minimal impact to vehicle resources and crew time. NASA is working towards future long duration manned exploration space flights beyond low earth orbit. READ MORE 

New Professionals Event
Football at Rutgers!

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Game Starts at 12 noon
Who:    Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Purdue Boilermakers 
Where: High Point Solutions Stadium
              1 Scarlet Knights Way, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Cost:    $35 + $2.08 fee per ticket
              All seats are in the Endzone - Section 116

Purchase tickets on our GROUP LINK

If you have not purchased tickets on this site (which is not an NYIFT website), you will need to register as a new user. You may purchase as many tickets as you would like. After you make your purchase you will receive an email confirmation, however, your actual tickets will not be emailed to you until we get closer to the game. READ MORE


Accurate Ingredients/Ingredient Resources
Advanced BioTech
Almendra America
B I Nutraceuticals 
Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.
Benchmark Payment Networks
Beverage Hill International Inc.
Bontoux Inc.
Carmi Flavors
Certified Laboratories Inc.
David Michael & Co., Inc.
     (Tastepoint by IFF)
Del Val Food Ingredients
Dempsey (US) Corporation
Domino Specialty Ingredients
Dupont Nutrition & Health
Enzyme Development Corp.
Farbest Brands
Global Essence Inc.
Gold Coast Ingredients Inc.
Graham Chemical
Grain Processing Corp.
Hunter Walton
Ingredient Connections Inc.
Ingredients Solutions, Inc.
Ingredion Incorporated
iTi Tropicals
J.F. Kelly Company
Malt Products Corporation
Mincing Overseas
Mondelēz International
OHAUS Corporation
Palsgaard Inc.
Prova Inc.
San Joaquin Valley Concentrates
Savoury Systems International
Scott Process Equipment Corp.
Sethness Products Company
Sugaright (Div of CSC Sugar)
U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
Ungerer & Company  
Virginia Dare

Upcoming Industry Events

Long Island IFT Dinner Meeting
Monday, October 2, 2017 at
Inn at New Hyde Park
New Hyde Park, NY
Complete Details Registration
Long Island IFT Upcoming Dinner Meetings:
Monday, December 4, 2017
Monday, January 29, 2018
Monday, April 9, 2018
Monday, June 4, 2018  
For more information Click Here

Nutmeg IFT Turns 50!
and you are invited to their celebration!

Thursday, October 19, 2017 
Wine Tasting at Gouveia Vineyards - Walingford, CT
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Dinner at Library Winebar - Wallingford, CT
6:30 p.m.
Complete Details and Registration

SACI Fall Networking Luncheon
October 19, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
La Griglia Restaurant - Kenilworth, NJ
Complete Details and Registration


New Positions - Just Listed!

A-1010 PRODUCT & APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER: Symrise seeks a self-motivated, detail-oriented professional with 3+ years of flavor applications and beverage product development experience to develop new beverage prototypes utilizing knowledge of flavor components and food ingredients and applying flavor systems to beverage bases. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or closely related discipline with a solid knowledge base of beverage applications development in at least one beverage area with broad knowledge of ingredients and processing technologies. Prior applications/product development experience on alcohol beverages is desired. Please submit your resume by visiting
Job Location: Beverage Business Unit – Teterboro, NJ

A-1009 DIRECTOR, RUTGERS FOOD INNOVATION CENTER-SOUTH: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Director of its Rutgers Food Innovation Center-South, located in Bridgeton (Cumberland County), NJ. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and will also be responsible  to integrate the activities of the Food Innovation Center-South, with the statewide and global outreach objectives established by the Executive Director. The Director of the Rutgers NJAES Food Innovation Center–South will lead this high-profile and globally recognized program at Rutgers University, and maintain its mission of stimulating and supporting sustainable economic growth and prosperity to the food and agricultural industries in the New Jersey region by providing businesses with innovative research, customized practical solutions, and a trusted source for information and guidance. Please see complete details and apply online via this link:

Upcoming NY/CNJIFT Meetings & Events
CNJIFT New Professionals Family Champagne Brunch
Sun., November 5, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cranbury Inn-Cranbury, NJ

NYIFT Dinner Meeting
Tues., November 14, 2017
Private Label Strategies

Jeff Wishengrad-Wegman's
Minado's - Morris Plains, NJ

CNJIFT Holiday Meeting
Tues., December 7, 2017

Pines Manor - Edison, NJ

NYIFT Dinner Meeting
Tues., January 9, 2018

Panel Presentation:
Smart Sustainable Science

Nyack Seaport - Nyack, NY

NYIFT Hockey Night
Thurs., January 25, 2018
Devils vs. Predators
Prudential Center
Newark - Newark, NJ

NYIFT Student Night
Tues., February 13, 2018
Heldrich Hotel
New Brunswick, NJ

Joint CNJ & Philly IFT Dinner Meeting
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Mastori's - Bordentown, NJ

NYIFT Dinner Meeting
March 2018 - TBD
Mondelēz - East Hanover, NJm

NY / Nutmeg IFT Dinner
April 2018 - TBD
PepsiCo - Purchase, NY

CNJIFT Golf Outing
Monday, May 7, 2018
Mercer Oaks West
Princeton Junction, NJ 

NYIFT Suppliers Day & Mini Career Fair
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Meadowlands Expo Center
Secaucus, NJ
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