Past Presentations

LIFT Suppliers Night - Technical Sessions

Communication with Chefs - Download Presentation
Natural Antioxidants - Dowmload Presentation
Minimizing Microbial Contamination from Environmental Pathogens - Download Presentation

March 22, 2018:

Speaker: Richard LeBoucher - R&D Director, Puratos Corporation.
Speaker Bio: Master of Biochemistry applied to Bakery science.
Started with Puratos in France in 1994 as R&D. Was in charge of R&D for Puratos France for 8 years. Moved to the US in 2002 to lead the Bread R&D Group before taking over the whole R&D group. Moved to our West Coast facility in 2011 with the mission to build an R&D pole. Main expertise is on bread and in particular on the technologies related to improvers/dough conditioners.
Specialty is enzyme technologies and how to use them to deliver specific attributes in bread.

Download PDF of Presentation HERE.

January 18, 2018:

Presenter: Grant Prentice, Director of Strategic Insights, Food Minds LLC
Presented: The Changing Psychology of Food Marketing – How Food Values are Affecting Marketing Content and Consumer Decisions
Bio: Grant Prentice is a Senior Vice President and Director of the Strategic Insights practice at FoodMinds. FoodMinds provides consulting and communications services specializing in harnessing science, public affairs, food values and communications to meet business and public health objectives. Grant specializes in strategic marketing and market research and has extensive experience in building marketing and issues management programs that utilize nutrition and agricultural science-based intellectual property.
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Upcoming Meetings

Networking, Presentations and More!

We have monthly meetings September to May at various venues of interest. The meetings provide time for networking, presentations by guest speakers and dinner. View Presentation materials from our meetings by clicking on the Presentations selection to the left.

Upcoming Meetings:
November 29, 2018: Blue Mesa Grill
6:30pm - 14866 Montfort Dr. Dallas, TX 75254
December 6, 2018: Holiday Party
Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine Tx
February 21-22, 2019: IFT-Aggie Day @ Hildebrand Equine Complex
(Campus of Texas A&M University)