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Kenya Institute of Food Science & Technology

Over the years, KIFST has played a pivotal role in offering authoritative insights and information on matters concerning Food Science. Our commitment to providing stakeholders within the food industry with reliable, up-to-date information remains unwavering.


Our Vision is to be the leading Institute for the advancement of Food Science and Technology (in Kenya)


Our mission is to inventively influence the contribution of Food Science and Technology to Ken va’s national development goals


To promote and advance the information of Food Science and Technology in general

About Us

Since 1975

KIFST was founded in 1975 as a professional body for Food Scientists and Food Technologists o provide them with a forum to discuss topical issues in Food Science and Technology with the overall aim of providing stakeholders in the food industry with authoritative information on Food Science matters. All the Food Science and Technology professionals need to and indeed ought to join this professional association in order for us to have a voice

Let us work together to make a difference

What Others Say About Us

Dr. Emily Warui

Food Scientist

As a Food Scientist deeply invested in advancing the field, joining KIFST has been a game-changer. The community fostered by this institute has been invaluable in keeping me updated with the latest trends and research in Food Science and Technology. The collaborative spirit here has not only expanded my knowledge but also allowed me to network with like-minded professionals. KIFST has truly been instrumental in my professional growth.

DrThomas Kimani

Food Technologist

Being a member of KIFST has been an enriching experience for me as a Food Technologist. The resources, seminars, and workshops organized by this institute have been instrumental in broadening my understanding of the industry's best practices. The support and guidance I've received through KIFST have significantly contributed to my career development. I highly recommend KIFST to any professional seeking to excel in the field of Food Science and Technology.

Sarah Wasonga

Food Science Student

As a student aspiring to venture into Food Science, KIFST has been an incredible resource for me. The mentorship programs and educational materials provided by this institute have offered me invaluable insights into the field. Moreover, the encouragement and guidance I've received from seasoned professionals within KIFST have been instrumental in shaping my career path. I am truly grateful for the support and guidance I've received as a member

More than 1000+ professionals are on board

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Become a member

Membership with KIFST isn't just an option; it's an imperative step for professionals within the Food Science and Technology domain. As an association, we offer an influential platform that empowers individuals to amplify their voice, stay abreast of industry advancements, and contribute to shaping policies and practices that define the future of food. Join us at KIFST and become an integral part of a thriving community dedicated to advancing Food Science and Technology for the betterment of society.

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