The society is a non-profit organization for Food Science and Technology professionals.
It is aimed at providing professional support to programmes, projects, governments and non-governmental organizations to promote the safety, supply and security of food on the Africa continent.
The objectives of the Society are to:
  • Promote the cause of Food Science and Technology.
  • Advance the professional competence of food scientists and technologists.
  • Offer professional communication through research, technical publications and scientific meetings.
  • Encourage education and training at all levels in various fields of food science and technology.
  • Offer a forum for discussion to generate relations with research centers, private sectors, universities and students by arranging different conferences, seminars, workshops and symposiums on up-to-date knowledge in food science and technology on the continent and the world at large.
  • Facilitate collaboration in any other ways agreed by members to advance our common research and developmental interests.
  • Form an international Peer Review journal (International Journal of Innovative Food Science and Technology) through which research findings can be published for the scientific community.