The IFWA is a three year old non-profit
association of food lovers with members ranging from producers
and non-producers of food, owners of eateries, chefs and
any food enthusiast from anywhere in the world.
Our approach is to direct the food loving
community to acquire a healthy body and mind and thereby
a healthy living atmosphere. To bring about the vision of
the association, it has decided to join hands together with
great food enthusiasts from all over the world who will
help to explore new possible ways to enhance the quality
of food and wine and educate the general public all about
As producers or non-producers of food
and wine, the IFWA has its dispensation to keep you informed
about the latest developments in the area of food and wine
production, and all kinds of healthy dietary practices.
If you share a parallel empathy with us,
you are welcome to join us.
Mission and Vision
To advance and promote among chefs and
the general public concepts and benefits of good, safe,
and wholesome foods, including sustainable food choices,
responsible agricultural growing techniques, the impact
of food choices on the environment, and the advantages of
locally grown and seasonally fresh foods, and to provide
educational and other programs fostering such concepts and
We, the undersigned, acknowledging our leadership in the
celebration of the pleasures of food, and recognizing the
impact of food choices on our collective personal health,
on the vitality of cultures and on the integrity of the
global environment, affirm the following principles.
Statement of Principles
"eating is a moral
act"Food is fundamental to life. It nourishes us in
body and soul, and the sharing of food immeasurably
enriches our sense of community.
Good, safe, wholesome food is
a basic human right.
Society has the obligation to
make good, pure food affordable and accessible to
Good food begins with unpolluted
air, land and water, environmentally sustainable farming
and fishing, and humane animal husbandry.
Sound food choices emphasize
locally grown, seasonally fresh and whole or minimally
Cultural and biological diversity
is essential for the health of the planet and its
inhabitants. Preserving and revitalizing sustainable
food and agricultural traditions strengthen that diversity.
The healthy, traditional diets
of many cultures offer abundant evidence that fruits,
vegetables, beans, breads, and grains are the foundation
of good diets.
|| As part of their education, our children deserve
to be taught basic cooking skills and to learn the impact
of their food choices on themselves, on their culture,
and on their environment.