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Event - 2018 IFT Career Center Live
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McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
About This Event
Career Center Live combines informal networking opportunities for potential job seekers and hiring companies, as well as formal pre-scheduled interview opportunities for companies with immediate hiring needs.

To participate in the Career Center Live, both job seekers and employers must register.

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
July 15-18, 2018

Here's how it works:

  1. Register for the Career Center Live.

  2. Post
    Post your positions on the career center and flag them as Career Fair jobs.

  3. Schedule
    Search for resumes of candidates attending Career Center Live and start scheduling interviews.

  4. Check In
    Check your email to confirm your interviews.

One Booth
Included In Your 10 X 10 Space
  • Six-foot skirted table with draped walls
  • Two Chairs
  • Waste basket
  • Company identification sign
  • 3 booth attendees
  • Onsite recruiting booth for confidential interviewing by appointment
  • Unlimited online Career Center job postings specific to the IFT Career Center Live available March 1, 2018 – July 31, 2018
  • Resume database access to search for passive candidates available March 1, 2018 – July 31, 2018
  • Online interview appointment scheduling calendar to organize and schedule on-site candidate interviews at the IFT Career Center Live
  • Participation in the IFT Career Center Live Networking Event on July 16, 2018 to maximize candidate and employer networking opportunities
Plus, Enjoy These Free Add-Ons
  • Prominent booth location on the IFT Expo floor
  • 3 complimentary IFT18 expo-only badges
  • Career Center Live employer listing in the IFT18 event mobile app
  • Access to our employer lounge with daily Breakfast and Lunch included
  • Employer profile listing highlighted in our IFT Career Center Live Directory available onsite at the IFT Career Center and the IFT Central booth during IFT18
  • Company logo recognition on our Career Center page on the IFT18 event website
Price: $2,495

July 16 - Open Networking Event
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CDT
July 17 - Scheduled Interviews
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CDT
July 18 - Scheduled Interviews
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CDT


Payment is due immediately during event registration.

Invoicing is not accepted for Booth registration

All cancellations must be in writing.

Cancellations received after May 1, 2018 will forfeit 50% of full event registration price.

Cancellations received after June 1, 2018 will forfeit 100% of full event registration price.

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Attending Employers
July 15-18, 2018

AAK USA Inc. is a global leader with over 140 years of history in producing and selling value-adding vegetable oils and fats solutions for food and non-food applications. Our products go into food market sectors such as Bakery, Chocolate, Dairy, Confectionary, Food Service and Special Nutrition, and our non-food applications include fats and oils for use in Personal Care products, Candles, Animal feed, and much more. AAK has industry leading products, services and technologies that enable our customers to succeed. Our unique Co-Development approach brings our customers’ skills and know-how together with our own capabilities and mindset for lasting results. Please visit our website at

Beachbody, a billion-dollar company and the leader of in-home fitness programs and nutritional products, is on the lookout for top-notch talent. We’re an equal-opportunity employer who offers competitive compensation and incredible incentive opportunities, not to mention a laid-back office filled with smart, friendly people and positive energy. We also provide free Shakeology, onsite gyms, flexible work hours, and cool product discounts. Are you ready to help us achieve our goal of helping people live healthier, more fulfilling lives? Read on.

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 22 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA employs more than 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

DuPont Nutrition & Health is a $3.5 billion business and is a global leader in the food industry addressing the world’s challenges in food by offering a wide range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients and advanced microbial diagnostic solutions to provide safer, healthier and more nutritious food. The range of food ingredients and solutions provided through the global network of food scientists and technologists in DuPont help provide enhanced bio-protection, an improved nutritional profile, and better taste and texture with greater cost efficiency and lower environmental impact, meeting the needs of manufacturers of food, beverages and dietary supplements.DuPont Industrial Biosciences comprises an unmatched portfolio of capabilities in industrial biotechnology and bio-based solutions. The unique combination of agricultural, biotechnology, chemical and material science capabilities allows DuPont Industrial Biosciences to deliver cost-effective products with superior performance and sustainability aspects to a range of industries.  Bringing together the expertise from Danisco, Genencor, and DuPont has yielded a unique combination of strengths in enzyme technology, materials science, and bioprocessing. We call it Powered by DuPont™ Genencor® Science. It’s what powers the innovations to help solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Ecolab’s 48,000 associates help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier by delivering comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries. Ecolab’s innovative products and services touch virtually every aspect of daily life and are used in hospitals, hotels, restaurants, schools, commercial buildings, food processing facilities, breweries, manufacturing plants, refineries, power generation facilities and a host of other sites throughout the world. Ecolab’s ultimate competitive advantage is found in its industry leading sales-and-service force. Backed by expert training, innovative technology and superior knowledge of industry best practices, Ecolab’s 26,500 sales-and-service associates provide direct, personalized service and customized solutions to solve the most pressing challenges our customers may face.Sustainability is central to Ecolab’s purpose to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier, and actively develops products and services designed to conserve resources and help protect the environment. From concentrated formulations to advanced monitoring to innovative packaging and dispensing methods, Ecolab’s solutions help improve operational efficiencies, product quality and safety, while reducing the use of water and energy, and waste.

A passion for dairy flavors. A taste for excellence. Edlong may be best known as the go-to source for custom, high quality and great-tasting dairy flavors and ingredients, but Edlong is much more. Since 1914, Edlong has created concentrated dairy flavors and high-intensity dairy ingredients. Over that time, Edlong has applied its technical know-how to create dairy flavors that offer the right combination of performance and cost. Dairy profiles are uniquely complex, contributing both taste and tactile attributes to products. Turning to a specialist makes sense. Edlong offers natural flavors in a range of dairy profiles, in addition to technologies that deliver rich, creamy mouthfeel and taste masking. Whether you are looking to replace delicate dairy commodities, improve dairy taste, replace allergen ingredients, reduce formula costs, enhance mouthfeel, or mask off-notes, discuss your needs with us. Experience what distinguishes Edlong as a partner in creating solutions. - See more at:

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) focuses on providing 24/7/365 testing excellence for our customers. John and Gina Bellinger started FSNS in 1994 with a two-fold mission: exceed customer expectations and provide expedited and timely results. With this customer-focused cornerstone, FSNS continues to strategically expand our nationwide services for the food safety, consumer products, and nutraceutical industry. Our national network of ISO 17025 and A2LA Accredited Operating Laboratories are designed and consistently operated to create a better overall testing experience for our customers and offer 24/7/365 dedicated, reliable service, direct access to a dedicated scientifically trained FSNS Lab Manager, simple turnkey pricing, real–time data access—anytime, anywhere, unparalleled personal service, value added programs, technical expertise and flexible courier service. In addition to laboratory services, Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit offers auditing services to the food industries across the United States and globally. Each audit provides an objective assessment of customer policies and procedures to assist in exceeding customer needs and expectations

Every day, millions of people’s lives are enriched by the nutritional and functional value of FrieslandCampina Ingredients. FrieslandCampina Ingredients North America leverages the portfolio and capabilities provided by the global resources of the FrieslandCampina Ingredients Group. We work with dedication and passion to redefine dairy-based ingredients across North America. We are an efficient and reliable partner, offering quality, service and innovation. It is our passion for dairy, our creativity and entrepreneurial spirit that inspires us to find the right solution, adapting the functionality of our ingredients to suit our customers and their unique applications. Our goal is to bring the highest innovative, nutritional and functional value to our customer's products. FrieslandCampina Ingredients North America is comprised of 5 operating companies each with its own specialization. DOMO Infant, Medical & Cell Nutrition Ingredients that help to meet the unique dietary requirements of infants, medial nutrition for ageing populations, and high quality non-animal hydrolysates for the bio-pharmaceutical industry and peptones for the microbial nutrition market. Kievit Beverage and Food Ingredients Encapsulated food and beverage ingredients that offer high nutrition and functional value. DMV Performance & Lifestyle Nutrition and Food Ingredients Redefining nutrition by creating dairy proteins in food, medical, performance and lifestyle markets. DMV is the world's leading caseinate producer. Creamy Creation Cream Liqueurs Redefining fresh dairy into innovative, high quality cream liqueurs for small labels and large brands around the world. The market leader in business-to-business cream liqueur development and production. DFE pharma Pharmaceutical Excipients For over a hundred years companies worldwide have been using our excipients, non-active ingredients, to improve the health of millions of people.

About Herbalife Nutrition Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. We have been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, skyrocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages. Herbalife Nutrition offers high-quality, science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated facilities, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent distributor, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. Herbalife Nutrition’s targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated distributors in more than 90 countries. Through our corporate social responsibility efforts, Herbalife Nutrition supports the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. Herbalife Nutrition is also proud to sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy, and numerous Olympic teams.Herbalife has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and our shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of approximately $4.4 billion in 2017. To learn more, visit or

Established in 1998, Hissho specializes in making and selling fresh sushi and assorted Asian cuisines to upscale supermarkets and institutional food service organizations throughout the United States. As American interest in ethnic foods has increased, so have we. We’re growing rapidly, doubling our size in just three years! Hissho currently services close to 1,200 locations in 41 states plus Washington, D.C. Hissho’s diverse team of employees is driven by a set of core values that starts with our CEO and permeates through every department and level within the organization. Recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Charlotte, we take the mantra “Work Hard, Play Hard” seriously. We’re looking for individuals who will push up their sleeves to get the job done – no matter if the task is managing the opening of a new location or leading our dragon boat team to victory. Because that’s how we roll!

Impossible Foods was founded in 2011 to create a truly sustainable global food system by inventing an efficient, sustainable way to transform plants into irresistibly delicious, nutritious food -- food that delivers all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental impact. Our first product, the Impossible Burger, was introduced by top chefs to the world and is currently available at over 1,800+ restaurants across the United States.

Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, brewing and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous industrial sectors. We are committed to supplying our customers with quality, innovative ingredient solutions that are on trend and in demand. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, we turn corn, tapioca, potatoes and other raw materials into a myriad of ingredients. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, we serve customers in more than 60 diverse markets in over 100 countries.Through strategic acquisitions, organic growth, and innovative research and development, we are providing unique product offerings to growing markets. Our starches, sweeteners, texturants and nutritionals are used by our customers to provide everything from sweetness, taste and texture to immune system support, fat replacement and adhesive strength.Each day, we live our Company Values—Safety, Quality, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Innovation—so that we may create enduring, mutual value for our customers, business associates, communities, colleagues and shareholders. At Ingredion we want each person to feel part of a globally connected team that’s inspired to achieve.

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?” That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages. Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products. Dreamers and doers, we work tirelessly to discover flavors and fragrances that inspire customers and delight consumers. We are fueled by our four corporate values of passion, creativity, expertise and empowerment. It is the unique blend of these values that make us IFF. These qualities can be seen and felt throughout our amazing 129 year history and will continue to guide us as we explore our limitless possibilities and develop new-to-world solutions that enhance the lives of millions around the globe. View our careers video at IFF Career Video- Great things are happening here_ The History of IFF: The History of IFF_ Follow us on social media:

Our business model is simple. High quality products, services and knowledge. From sourcing and procurement through processing and production to distribution and placement we offer what no other company can provide. Customers and consumers across the country and around the world turn to John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) as the nut industry leader it is today.

You could say that Haas is North America’s leading hops supplier. And that would be true. But what’s also true is that Haas is a lot more than a hops supplier. We are also a breeder, a research brewery, a loyal partner and, most of all, innovators – tireless professionals who are passionate about helping you brew great-tasting beer. As a member of the Barth-Haas Group – the world’s largest supplier of hops, hop products and services – Haas has the global reach to offer the products, tools, services and supply assurance you need to brew successful beers. And isn’t that why you’re here?

We are Kerry. The Taste & Nutrition Company. We understand that taste is influenced by many factors: cultures, life stages, memories, environment and more. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food, beverage, and pharma. We create more authentic and delicious taste experiences with the vital feel-good factor provided by nutritional science. Committed to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

We are Leprino Foods Company – the leading producer of mozzarella cheese and related whey & lactose products in the USA. Our heritage of entrepreneurial growth & innovation, exceptional customer service, and top-quality products continue to define our business success and company culture every day. Our customers include leading pizza companies, consumer food manufacturers, and food distributors. We’re family owned, professionally managed, and financially strong. Given our industry leading technology (we hold more patents on mozzarella cheese-making technology than any other producer), and quest for future growth, we’re expanding our international capabilities as well. We’re currently the largest exporter of whey products, and our joint venture with Glanbia Cheese Ltd. is bringing our products to the European market. From our headquarters in Denver to our manufacturing plants located across the country, our growth continues to provide exciting career opportunities. It’s our vision to become the world’s best dairy foods ingredients manufacturer, and we’re looking for great people to help us get there. If you have a strong work ethic, a focus on providing excellent service to external and internal customers, an innovative spirit that’s not satisfied with status quo, and a passion for producing quality products and services, we’d be excited to have you join our organization.

A mutually rewarding experience.Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the objective of a “mutuality of benefits” for all stakeholders – this vision serves as the foundation of the Mars, Incorporated we are today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion and six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience. More than 75,000 Associates worldwide are putting our Mars Principles in action every day to make a difference for people and the planet through our performance.

Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain. Food safety and quality are at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the global food industry. From isolating and identifying foodborne pathogens to guaranteeing product stability and nutritional content, we offer a full portfolio of contract research services to ensure the quality and safety of foods from concept development to retail shelf. Mérieux NutriSciences professionals can help food companies develop and implement their Food Safety Plan according to the applicable regulations. Around the world, Mérieux NutriSciences offers testing, auditing, consulting, training, and research services – all of which can be customized to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and retailers.

Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese, fluid milk, extended shelf-life milk and cream products, cultured products and dairy ingredients. We are one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, the largest in Canada, the third in Argentina and the fourth in Australia. In the US, the Company ranks among the top three cheese producers and is one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. Our products are sold in more than 40 countries under well-known brand names such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, COON, Cracker Barrel*, Dairyland, Dragone, DuVillage 1860, Friendship, Frigo Cheese Heads, Great Midwest, King’s Choice, Kingsey, La Paulina, Milk2Go, Mil Lel, Neilson, Nutrilait, Ricrem, Salemville, Scotsburn*, Stella, Sungold and Treasure Cave. Saputo Inc. is a publicly traded company whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “SAP”.

T. Hasegawa USA Inc. is part of the world’s top ten flavor companies. The US division of T. Hasegawa Co., Ltd. was established in 1978 and has since continued to grow, in addition to recently acquiring Affinity Flavors. Our US corporate headquarters and production facility are located in Cerritos, CA. We strive in attracting and retaining quality people by offering competitive wages, benefits and a flexible work environment that supports work/life balance. Our employee benefits include but are not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401k plan with company contributions, vacation pay, sick pay, extensive holiday schedule, tuition reimbursement and more!

A global provider of distinctive, high quality ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries

Why Join Coca-Cola North America? It’s an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company’s flagship market. We’re accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do – whether we’re innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we’re collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we’re returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people – with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace – are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.
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