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...

US Retail Landscape Now and Tomorrow

January 28, 2017, San Antonio, TX. The US Retail Landscape is ever changing as the population and technology demands continue to threaten the big box companies. Alamo IFT’s January Lunch and Learn is hosted by Archpoint. They will highlight key trends in retail,...

Attention Employers: Need Summer Interns?

Texas A&M Food Science students from the D/FW, Houston and San Antonio area’s are ready to work and get placed into an internship this summer. If you are in need of interns this summer there’s a good group of students to select from. Hiring Food...

IFT Leadership Opportunities for Alamo Section

It’s that time of year where we fill any vacant spots in our Alamo IFT Leadership Team and get ready for the 2017/2018 Elections. Nominations are due January 17th so respond quickly if interested. If you are looking to step up and get more involved with IFT this is...

Chair’s Corner January 2017

Happy New Years! I hope everyone had a very merry holiday season and are excited for 2017 and its’ possibilities. After a successful end of 2016 with the well-attended golf tournament and Christmas party that Eric Caballero graciously hosted we are gearing up for the...