Virtual Tea Tasting with Kim McHugh on November 19th

Please join us on November 19th at noon CST for a very special virtual tea tastng with certified Tea Master, Kim McHugh. Kim is the owner of True Leaf Tea and McHugh Tea Room in Bellaire, Texas. She has a humorous speaking style that’s sure to have you falling in love...

The Importance of Mental and Physical Health During the Pandemic: Discussion and Live Yoga Session

Join us for an evening of discussion around maintaining mental and physical health during the pandemic. Our guest speaker, Stephanie Gilbert, also known as The Fitness Loon, will share insights to stay healthy while under stress and then lead us through a live yoga...

Sunsweet: Live Stream Recipe Demonstration

This live demo will include a beverage, a sauce for entrees and a cookie recipe all made using Sunsweet products.

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

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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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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