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Membership Types

Membership types

Association member

The membership for national/regional associations active in juices and related products. Different membership categories are available dependent upon annual production and /or annual per capita consumption. Voting rights are higher for larger associations.

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Corporate Member

This is the most popular membership type. There are 3 categories of corporate membership to choose from, with more member benefits unlocked with higher categories, such as free event tickets, unlimited access to IFU publications and discount opportunities.

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Friend of IFU

There are 2 entry level member categories valid for an individual person or a small company. Restricted member benefits compared to corporate membership however some good member discounts are available for example at IFU events.

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University member

University membership is available to an officially recognised University or Research Centre active in juice science and technology. This membership type is based on the relationship being mutually beneficial and is not subject to an annual fee. Their students can be nominated for the IFU Star Student Award.

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Benefits of Membership

Networking

Get connected with our diverse network of over 700 juice professionals at either our physical meetings and events or via the groups on Social Link which can be accessed via the website or the smart phone app. Our website also gives members the opportunity to make contact with each other and develop their network.

Methods, Best Practice Guidelines and Learning

IFU methods are used throughout the juice supply chain to check the quality and authenticity of juice products. They are the only methods that have been developed and validated on juice materials. Some of these methods are also available on e-learning videos. A new series of Best Practice Guidelines (BPG’s) have been developed by experts from the Science and Technology Commission to help industry professionals understand key processes and optimise performance. Look out for the IFU Campus, coming soon, offering specialised subject courses on Juice Technology and related topics.

Events and Communications

Participate in IFU related events such as the Juice Summit (in conjunction with AIJN and SGF), Technical Workshop and Roadshows (in conjunction with SGF). After a successful first year there is also the IFU Juice Conference which in 2019 will be held in Cancun Mexico. Keep up to date with frequent IFU hot news items plus juiceletters giving an overview of all IFU activities.

Discounts

There are a wide range of member discounts such as special prices for IFU events, for example €200 per person at the annual Juice summit. 10% off analytical services at GfL laboratories in Berlin (please contact info@gfl-berlin.com) and at Eurofins Scientific in Nantes (please contact AuthenticityEAF@eurofins.com). 10% discount on market data at Global Data.

Ready to Apply?

Our new member registration process is quick and easy. Click on the button below and then select the membership type suitable for you.Choose to pay your membership fee by credit card or request an invoice for bank transfer. All applications will be checked and validated by the IFU prior to completion. If you have any questions then please contact John at the IFU office.

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