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Event - 2019 IFT Career Center Live
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Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
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.

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
June 03 - 05, 2019

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 February 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019
  • Resume database access to search for passive candidates available February 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019
  • 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 Monday, June 3, 2019 to maximize candidate and employer networking opportunities
Plus, Enjoy These Free Add-Ons
  • Prominent booth location on the IFT Expo floor
  • 3 complimentary IFT19 expo-only badges
  • Career Center Live employer listing in the IFT19 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 IFT19
  • Company logo recognition on our Career Center page on the IFT19 event website
Price: $2,495

June 3 - Open Networking Event
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST
June 4 - Scheduled Interviews
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST
June 5 - Scheduled Interviews
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST


Payment is due immediately during event registration.

Invoicing is not accepted for Booth registration

All cancellations must be in writing.

Cancellations received after April 1, 2019 will forfeit 50% of full event registration price.

Cancellations received after May 1, 2019 will forfeit 100% of full event registration price.

Registration / Rates
Attending Employers
June 03-05, 2019

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

“Imagine…working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process. We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enriches our global culture. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.”“Campbell Snacks is a division of Campbell Soup Company that includes iconic brands such as Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Snyder’s of Hanover, Lance, Milano, Cape Cod, Kettle, Late July, and Emerald. At Campbell Snacks, our team is passionate about crafting the best snacks for every occasion.”

CheilJedang (CJ) was founded in 1953 specializing in food products. Since then it has grown into a global lifestyle brand with a business portfolio built around the four sectors - Food & Food Service, Bio & Pharma, Entertainment & Media, and Shopping & Logistics. With over 55,000 employees around the world, CJ Group promotes healthier, happier and convenient living through its many products and services. For more information, please visit

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, CP Kelco is a leading producer of specialty hydrocolloids with offices and facilities across the globe. Featuring an extensive range of specialty hydrocolloid solutions, CP Kelco leverages its capabilities to bring concepts and ideas to real-world products in a broad range of applications.Serving over 100 countries, CP Kelco established the quality and safety standards the industry is measured against. CP Kelco ingredients touch a wide variety of industrial applications, consumer and household products, tailored to meet the needs of regional consumers. Key product lines are Gellan Gum, Pectin, Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan, Carboxymethyl Cellulose, Diutan Gum and Microparticulated Whey Protein Concentrate, as well as other unique biopolymers.

Curion is a leader in sensory and consumer product research and serves Fortune 500 and other blue-chip customers in the food & beverage, personal care, fine fragrance, and home & fabric care industries. In 2018 alone, the company tested 97,000 consumers in its facilities in San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, and New York metropolitan areas. Curion's insights provide data such as: product readiness for launch, consumer purchase decision process, competitive landscape and more to its clients. The result of a merger between Q Research Solutions and Tragon Corp., Curion brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the consumer and sensory science industry. The company pioneered many of the sensory methodologies considered industry standards today, including Quantitative Descriptive Analysis (QDA)® and Partnership Solutions (PS).

Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes is a leading specialty formulator and contract manufacturer of enzyme- and probiotic-based dietary supplements. With a team of industry experts working in a state-of-the-art lab, we’re positioned to serve customers from the initial stages of product conceptualization, through the design phase, final formulation and contract manufacturing.From concept to commercialization, we add value at every step.®

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.

The Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling, Food Labeling and Standards Staff develops policy and regulations for nutrition labeling and food standards as well as conducts scientific evaluation to support regulations and policy development.

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

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.

InHarvest, Inc. is the country’s premier provider of rice and rice blends, exotic grains, and legumes to many of the industry’s top creative chefs and restaurants, as well as to industrial and retail customers. InHarvest is a contractor/subcontractor to the federal government. As the world’s largest processor of wild rice and many other distinctive and unusual grains and legumes, InHarvest is dedicated to exceptional culinary R&D expertise, providing clean, high-quality, unique products, from product development all the way through the supply chain, inclusive of top-notch customer support. InHarvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

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.

Pictsweet is a 4th generation, family owned company established in 1945. We are vertically integrated with our own agricultural division and manufacturing plants which differentiate us vs. our competitors. The Pictsweet Farms brand currently is in a strong #3 share position in the $4B+ frozen vegetable category. We are based in Tennessee with locations in Texas, Utah, California, Delaware and Arkansas.
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