The mission of the KoSFoST is to promote research and education in the science and technology of food by fostering interfaces between academia and food industry under the motto 'industry-academia cooperation'. In order to fulfill this goal, the KoSFoST publishes Food Science and Biotechnology (FSB), an English journal indexed in SCIE, along with the publication of bimonthly Korean Journal of Food Science and Technology, and quarterly Food Science and Industry which carries an academic knowledge and food industry news. Besides, the KoSFoST is holding several symposia, workshop, and training programs related to food science and technology through the year to contribute to the foundation of collaborative relationships with academia and industries.
The KoSFoST provides annual meeting and international symposium for the exchange of ideas and research findings in the food science and technology community. The '2018 KoSFoST International Symposium and 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting' will be held in Busan BEXCO with the theme of "KoSFoST beyond 50 Years: Renew the New in Food Science" on June 27-29, 2017. The scientific programs will host over 20 scientific and educational sessions with over 1,000 poster presentations, 50 exhibition booths, and other relevant activities. We are welcoming all members of the KoSFoST and overseas food scientists and technologists to the '2018 KoSFoST International Symposium and 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting', in BEXCO, Busan. Thank you.