IFT Section Lecture Series: Trends in Food

SAVE THE DATE Please join us for our IFT Section Lecture Series: Trends in Food with Dr. A. Elizabeth Sloan on September 12th, 2019 in College Station, Texas at 6:00 p.m. Location to be determined soon! Dr. Sloan has written over 500 articles on consumer trends and...

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 this networking event?...

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...

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

Alamo Section 2017 Holiday Party

December 9, 2017, San Antonio, TX. Join the Alamo IFT Section for a family friendly evening! Eric Caballero, current board member, has offered to host a Christmas Party at his home. Potluck: Food provided by IFT Officers; You can sign up here:...

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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

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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