Announcement – Seminar: An Introduction to Fine Chocolate – Tasting Class

An Introduction to Fine Chocolate & Tasting Class Time: Monday, March 16th, 2015 Registration 6:45-7:15pm Seminar 7:15-8:45pm Location: Caputo’s Downtown, Market & Deli – 314 West 300 South, Salt Lake City 801-531-8669 Note: Park in Caputo’s parking lot (front entrance, north of Pioneer Park) Cost: $15 per person (Regular price $25) To register please call or email Christina Beer: christinabeer@comcast.net or 801-230-3317 Please download the attached information flyer. Register early, space is limited. See you...

Seminar topics for 2015 Food & Candy Expo – your IDEAS needed

Hi Everybody, On behalf of the entire AACT Rocky Mountain Team “Happy 2015”! We are in the process of planning our meetings for the upcoming year. We’re in the final stage of securing speakers for the expo and we have a great line up again this year. We would like your input on what you would like to learn about this year. Please be specific and if you have speaker suggestions please chime in. For sure we’ll cover Chocolate Processing Equipment since that will be replaced with a Chocolate Tasting at Caputo’s in March. What other ideas do you have? Please email me, (gwene@sweetcandy.com) and Ruth Kendrick (ruthcooks@gmail.com), our Program Chair. Thanks for your ideas and input! See you in March and watch for our upcoming meeting flyer and newsletter. Gwen Evenstad, Chair Gwen Evenstad R&D Manager Sweet Candy Company® 801.886.8647 (office) 800.669.8669 x 154 801.886.1404 (fax) gwene@sweetcandy.com...

Announcement: Tour of Welfare Square – Tuesday, September 23, 2014

In conjunction with the IFT Bonneville Section our local Rocky Mountain Section of the American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT) has been offered the opportunity for an exclusive tour through the Welfare Square facility in Salt Lake City. In the course of one hour we will visit the diary, cannery, bakery, and laboratory facilities.  This is a tremendous opportunity to see a wide range of food preparation operations. Where: Welfare Square – 780 West 800 South, Salt Lake City, UT.  Meet a the flag pole on the north end of Welfare Square. When: 1:00pm, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 PLEASE RSVP –   iftbonneville@gmail.com See you...

2014 Food & Candy Expo a tremendous success

The 2014 Food & Candy Expo jointly hosted by your Rocky Mountain Section of the AACT and the Bonneville section of the Institute of Food Technologists was an incredible success according to the vendors we surveyed.  All seminars were packed with standing room only and attendance at the Expo kept over 100 vendors busy....