The Korean Society of Food
Science and Technology (KoSFoST), founded in 1968,
is a voluntary, nonprofit scientific association
in the field of food science and technology. The
purpose of the KoSFoST is to help elevate the
level of food science and technology, in both
theory and practice, by providing scientific and
technical information to the food industry, stimulating
community education and training programs, and
finally, making timely recommendations for the
benefits of the general public.
KoSFoST is devoted to the advancement
and dissemination of knowledge in broad areas
of food science and technology that include chemistry,
biochemistry, processing, engineering, safety,
packaging, microbiology, enzymology, biotechnology
and other food related disciplines.
KoSFoST plays an active role
in various scientific functions such as organizing
domestic and international conferences, symposia,
seminars and regular annual meetings.
KoSFoST publishes two scientific journals, a food
industry magazine, monographs, technical bulletins