February 2020 Meeting - Institute of Food Technologists Iowa Section

February 2020 Meeting

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All About Plant Based Proteins

Date: Thursday, February 20th

Location: 2379 Food Science Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011


3:15-3:30 p.m. Arrive and Check-In 

3:30-4:00 p.m. Puris Presentation about pea protein https://purisfoods.com/

4:05-4:35 p.m. Jeff Paxhia - History of Veggie Burgers

4:40-5:00 p.m. Plant-Based Protein Tasting Introduction

5:00-6:00 Product Tasting and Social Hour

6:00-7:00 Dinner and Announcements


RSVP Deadline is Thursday, February 13th.  Capacity is 50 people, so be sure to register early and reserve your space!

$30 Members, $40 Friends of the Section, $15 Students


Dinner: Baked Potato Bar

To Bring: Food or Monetary Donations for SHOP, the food pantry on campus


Refunds for meetings can be given for meeting registration up to the RSVP deadline.  In the case of having to cancel the meeting due to winter weather, refunds will be given.  


Maps/Parking information:

Below are links for maps to Ames/ISU Campus and the Food Science Building along with the link for parking while on campus.  Obtaining a visitor parking permit ($5) allows you to park in lot 50A or 50 B.  If you choose not to get a visitor parking permit, you may also park on the top of the East parking deck or in the Memorial Union (MU) parking garage.  The East deck and MU parking garage are metered and visitor permits are not valid there.  


Ames/ISU Campus Map: https://www.fpm.iastate.edu/maps/

For more parking information, see here: https://www.parking.iastate.edu/visitor 

Meeting Address:

2379 Food Science Building

536 Farm House Lane 

Ames, IA 50011


Contact information: Kate Gilbert: kgilbert@iastate.edu 

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