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 to...

LNL- Got Malk?

April 25, 2019, Austin, TX. Join Us to hear from the owner of MALK and staff food scientist to learn how their company is disrupting the billion dollar & growing, nut milk market. Networking begins at 11a, Lunch at 11:30a and presentation begins at 11:45. Thanks...

Lunch’n Learn – Personalized Wellness by HEB’s Mikala Guilaume

HEB Dietitians share research, trends and data around how they are creating unique solutions for customers to personalize their health and wellness shopping experience. Mikala Guillaume shared how H-E-B Dietitians are changing the landscape of how they engage with...

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

3rd Annual: IFT-TAMU Day

October 13, 2017, College Station, TX. You are invited to the 3rd annual joint meeting of the Longhorn and Alamo IFT Sections at Texas A&M University’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science. Join us in fun, food, games, and 1-on-1 interactions with Texas...

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Lunch ‘n Learn – Contemporary Nutrition & Labeling

May 25, 2017, San Antonio, TX. The intent of updating the nutrition labeling criteria of foods is to reduce risk factors associated with obesity and other noncommunicable diseases.  These criteria reflect the most recent consensus on foods and dietary patterns that...

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Lunch ‘n Learn – Return On Culture

April 27, 2017, San Antonio, TX. 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 Manager. Among Michael’s first achievements was developing the marketing department and...

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Lunch ‘n Learn – Private Brand Development

March 30, 2017, Austin, TX. Find the full biography here.  Mike is Founder and Managing Director of Schall Consulting Group, Inc. (SCG) and has over thirty years of food industry leadership experience as a board member, CEO and operating executive. His knowledge and...

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Lunch ‘n Learn – Long Duration Spaceflight

February 23, 2017, Houston, TX. 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 lunch,  tours of NASA facilities...

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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, how...

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