EFFoST

European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST), The Netherlands

European Federation of Food Science and Technology

The European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) is a non-profit association, with 80 societies in most European countries affiliated with it. EFFoST has become a focus for European cooperation among food scientists, engineers, technologists and business in food and food-related areas. EFFoST is the European group of the International Union of Food Science & Technology (IUFoST), which in turn is a full member of the International Council for Science (ICSU), the scientific organisation of the United Nations (UN).

The activities of EFFoST are coordinated by an Executive Committee and a General Assembly with members drawn from industry, academia and government. Its Secretariat executes and supports the decisions reached by the Executive Committee and General Assembly. The secretariat is currently located at Wageningen University in Wageningen, The Netherlands. EFFoST has developed publications, and organises events on topical issues of industrial relevance, including legislation and its enforcement.

EFFoST is a Task leader in Work area 6 (Dissemination)

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