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February Dinner Meeting Info

Silent Auction & "Theobroma Cacao - Food of the Gods" Presentation

Where: The Metropolitan
When: February 16, 2015
4:30 Social Hour and Silent Auction

6:00 Dinner
7:00-8:00 Speaker
Live bidding to follow!

Registration: mnift.org/dinner-meeting/
Registration closes at 5:00 pm Wednesday February 11th.  
Auction: Online Bidding begins Feb. 9-13
View items and place your bids online before Friday February 13th at 8:00 pm (CST). 

Guest Speaker: John Sweeney, Director of Food Applications for Cargill North America


John has worked for Cargill for over 22 years as a QA chemist, microbiologist, fermentation specialist, QA manager, Beverage technical leader, VP of Tech Sales and Service and Director of Food Applications. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Technical Sales and Service for Cargill’s Cocoa and Chocolate Business for North America where he had responsibility for Quality, Technical Service and Product Development. His experience includes ingredient development, food processing, food safety, quality management and food and beverage product development.

2015 MN IFT Scholarships

Students, apply now! Deadline is Feb 27.

Scholarships are available for qualified Food Science Students. Click here to begin the application process!
  • Elwood Caldwell Scholarship Award for Volunteer Service
  • Graduate Scholarship Award
  • Undergraduate Scholarship Award
  • Travel Scholarship Award

Eligible Universities:

  • Minnesota State – Mankato
  • North Dakota State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout

Awards Presentation: Monday, April 20, 2015. Location TBD. 


Contact Lori Kjos, General Mills, MN IFT Scholarship Chair, lori.kjos@genmills.com, 763-764-4037

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