IFT Section Lecture Series – Trends in Food

September 12, 2019, College Station, TX. Find the full biography here. Trends in Food with Dr. A. Elizabeth Sloan Dr. Sloan has written over 500 articles on consumer trends and food/nutrition marketing; co-authored two college textbooks on nutrition and served as...

Networking Event in Houston Area

A fun Happy Hour with great company at Heights Bier Garten in Houston this July. Thanks to John Dorsey, upcoming Social Chair, for coordinating a fun event. Looking forward to more events through Houston, San Antonio and Austin areas!  Missed...

AKAUSHI – What Makes Great Beef?

May 23, 2019, San Antonio, TX. Join us May 23rd to hear about "What Makes Great Beef" from the President of HeartBrand Beef, the largest producer of rare Japanese Akaushi cattle in the world. Thanks to our Sponsor Hanna Instruments support allows this Lunch'n Learn...

Lunch ‘n Learns & Industry Events

We are always excited to support our membership.  Lunch’n learns provide a variety of opportunities, including:

  • Hosting – members will go to your location and you can have people tour facility
  • Speaker – Submit an extract if you would like to provide a speaker for a lunch’n learn
  • Sponsorship – for the cost of lunch of 30 people, you will have 5-minute introduction of your company prior to the session, a sign-up sheet for members to sign up to receive more information about your services, distribute your marketing materials to attendees and display signage and/or have a small table with your material at any lunch’n learn you sponsor.

In addition to Lunch’n learns, you may also benefit from joining us in various networking events including Longhorn supplier’s night and Alamo IFT’s Annual Golf Outing.

Let us know the topics you want to learn about, so we can bring in speakers.

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Past Events

Networking Event in Houston Area

A fun Happy Hour with great company at Heights Bier Garten in Houston this July. Thanks to John Dorsey, upcoming Social Chair, for coordinating a fun event. Looking forward to more events through Houston, San Antonio and Austin areas!  Missed...

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Coloring Your Food with Food

May 24, 2017, San Antonio, TX. The food and beverage industry relies on color to indicate flavor, increase the visual appeal of products and encourage consumer trial. But as the clean-label trend continues to blossom, there has been a monumental shift away from...

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Food Evolution – Screening

March 28, 2018, San Antonio, TX. Join us for a free screening of the documentary Food Evolution.This film explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda, to the cornfields of Iowa, FOOD EVOLUTION...

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Lunch’n Learn – Salt 101

February 22, 2018, Baytown, TX. Hear the state of the Salt Industry and the what steps the United Salt plant took during a natural disaster. Join us for networking & lunch at Iguana Joes (9118 Texas 146, Baytown, TX). Immediately following, those that are able,...

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