The Society was established – based in Lymington
The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology is a voluntary organisation set up in 1979 by a group of professional people to represent the interests and views of everyone involved in food hygiene across all disciplines.
SOFHT became a Limited Company
Supporting Company Members programme
The SCM programme was established in partnership with many leading companies from the UK food and service industries.
25th Anniversary of the SOFHT Awards
Change of Society Name
Updated from The Society of Food Hygiene Technology to The Society of Food Hygiene & Technology
New Operations Director
Su Werran joined the Society as Operation Director
SOFHT OFFICE MOVED TO WARWICKSHIRE
The office was relocated to Middleton, Warwickshire to enable SOFHT to hold breakfast club meetings and Training Academy courses on site. The office was also accessible for members to use for their external meetings.
SOFHT Technical Helpline
The Technical helpline was launched in partnership with the Supporting Company Member, NSF International
SOFHT Breakfast Clubs
Breakfast Clubs were launched as an informal networking opportunity to provide practical fact-finding forums. Designed to fit around those people who may not have the time in their busy schedule to attend a full conference but have the desire to understand a subject significant in their role/company.
SOFHT Annual Lecture, Lunch & Awards
The prestigious annual lunch was moved to the newly refurbished Savoy in London having become one of the key events in the food industry calendar
SOFHT Joined Twitter
SOFHT Student Award
The SOFHT Student Award was launched, giving students the chance to show they have got what it takes in of one of the world’s most important industries
SOFHT Members’ Forums
The Forums were launched to help members stay alert to changes and trends, held with industry leading experts to guide them through the minefield of information, offering solutions and guidance to compliance
SOFHT became an approved Highfield training centre
Launched the SOFHT Summer Lecture
SOFHT moved to Warwickshire
Office relocation, SOFHT now based in Hurley, Warwickshire
SOFHT 40th Anniversary
SOFHT held its first SOFHT Focus Live! event
Held online throughout the COVID-19 pandemic on topics such as pest control, PPE & social distancing, food service & hospitality, & cleaning & disinfection, with a panel of food industry experts.
SOFHT launched its new online training courses
Held online throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with courses including Internal Auditing, Pesticides, Food Safety Culture, Listeria, Cleaning & HACCP.