Lunch ‘n Learn – Return On Culture

April 27, 2017, San Antonio, TX. Michael Johnson VP of Organizational Development at Kiolbassa Provision Company LinkedIn Michael joined the Kiolbassa in 2007 as an intern while working on his MBA. Six months later, he joined the company as the Marketing and Brand...

Microbiologist – JES Tech LLC.

Microbiologist     JES Tech LLC. Job Description: The primary function of this position is to support the Microbiology Laboratory at Johnson Space Center. The candidate will collect, process, and analyze microbial samples using biochemical and molecular...

Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

Guidance on FDA Nutritional Regulations Questions and Answers on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels Related to the Compliance Date, Added Sugars, and Declaration of Quantitative Amounts of Vitamins and Minerals: Guidance for Industry...

Chair’s Corner – April 2017

Hello All! We want to thank Michael Schall for his time in talking to the group about private label brands and ingredients. It was a great turnout! Another big thank you goes to Stratas Foods for sponsoring the Lunch-n-Learn and growing our scholarship fund. This year...

2017-2018 Election Results

A big congratulations to Alamo IFT members, Vickie Kloeris and Michele Perchonok for their success in the National IFT Election! Michele Perchonok will be IFT President-Elect Vickie Kloeris will be on the IFT Board of Directors We are proud of you both and wish you...

Lunch ‘n Learn – Private Brand Development

March 30, 2017, Austin, TX. Mike Schall Founder and Managing Director of Schall Consulting Group, Inc Find the full biography here.  Google+LinkedIn Mike is Founder and Managing Director of Schall Consulting Group, Inc. (SCG) and has over thirty years of food industry...

Chair’s Corner March 2017

What a great opportunity we had at the NASA lunch-n-learn to hear Shannon Walker, a previous astronaut speak, as well as tour the food lab and see the Mission Control Center. A big thanks for Vickie Kloeris for organizing such a great, memorable event! We also want to...

Special Announcement – Please Vote!

by: Michele Perchonok, Ph.D., Alamo IFT Member at Large As most of you know, the IFT Leadership election is open and will continue until March 2, 2017.  In the election, IFT members, in addition to voting for President-elect, Board of Directors and Nominations and...

Lunch ‘n Learn – Long Duration Spaceflight

February 23, 2017, Houston, TX. Dr. Shannon Walker NASA Astronaut Find the full biography here.  Dr. Walker discussed her mission on the International Space Station as well as NASA’s future plans for exploration beyond low earth orbit. For those who stayed after...

Chair’s Corner February 2017

I hope everyone has had a great start to 2017! A big thanks to ArchPoint for not only hosting, but sponsoring the first Lunch-n-Learn. Hearing the team speak on the changing retail landscape was eye opening and interesting. Heading into February we are looking forward...