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...

2016 Golf Outing Wrap up

Thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors for helping out at the golf outing!  We could not have done it without you. With your help we were able to raise over $12,000 for Scholarships next year !   We hope all of you had a great time and will come back next year....

Chair’s Corner – October 2016

Happy Fall Ya’ll! As we get ready for all things pumpkin, let’s not forget about the great events we have coming this way. October 21st is the Texas A&M/IFT ‘Chopped’ networking event followed by our Section Golf Tournament on November 3rd. There are still spots...

In Memory of Louis Dean “Dr. Pepper” Rasplicka

Article: Who's a Pepper 8/22/2008 – The Austin Chronicle   September 22, 1930 – September 1, 2016 Lou was instrumental in promoting Alamo IFT in the early days with Pace and Pepper Products. At Alamo IFT we acknowledge his contributions. Lou...