Geographically, we are the largest IFT Section.

Our section covers south Texas.  From El Paso to just south of Waco, including Austin, San Antonio, College Station, Houston, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley.

Mission Statement

To encourage and provide a way to share information related to food production and utilization. To advance the profession of food science and technology, to promote interest in the field of food science and technology. To provide cooperative relations in the section with the faculties and students of educational institutions that provide food science, food technology and related courses.


Membership is Open to anyone who works in a food production related field. Start by joining the national Institute of Food Technologists. Enroll at


Scholarship Program

Donate to the scholarship fund, 100% of money received goes directly to help local students pursuing a degree in Food Science and the Technology or the Culinary Arts.

Section of Excellence

Proud recipient of IFT’s recognition Section of Excellence for