In a first for South Africa, Dr Lucia Anelich (Pr.Sci.Nat.) has been elected as President-Elect of the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), to become President in 2020. She is the existing Chair of the Scientific Council of IUFoST, and currently President of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST), which is an IUFoST Adhering Body. IUFoST membership consists of 60 adhering bodies representing more than 150 000 food scientists and technologists throughout the world.
Dr Lucia Anelich