October 15th, 2019

Tour of Kwik Trip’s dairy production facility in La Crosse, WI.

2:30 pm Arrive to Kwik Trip Corporate Office
2:30 – 2:40 pm Review and sign Visitor GMP Policy (DEF)
2:45 – 3:45 pm Dairy Production Tour
3:45 – 4:30 pm Kwik Trip, Inc. Overview
4:30 – 5:00 pm Wrap up/Questions
5:00 – 7:30 pm Networking/Dinner at The Freighthouse Restaurant 107 Vine St, La Crosse, WI 54601

September 17th, 2019

14th Annual WIFT Golf Outing

Please join us this September for our 14th annual golf outing to raise scholarship funds for Food Science students. Take a break from the office, and spend a beautiful day outside golfing with your colleagues and industry friends.

11:00 am Registration opens and free range balls
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Shotgun start for golfers
5:00 pm Social Hour with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar
6:00 pm Dinner Buffet, Announcements, Prizes

June 13th, 2019

Speaker and Dinner Event at Delafield Brewhaus

Attorney Joel Chappelle will provide an overview and background pertaining to cannabis and CBD. Specifically, he will discuss the history, emerging legal and regulatory challenges, and the important safety and risk considerations that food industry professionals must be aware of as they prepare to enter the cannabis market.

April 4th, 2019

Come support your future colleagues and employees at the WIFT student night!

Join us for our annual student night as we award student scholarships to deserving Undergraduate and Graduate students in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Engineering, and other related fields. We will have dinner, followed by a panel discussion with professionals who have taken career paths outside of the typical product development track.

March 13th, 2019

Come join the WIFT for a tour of Lakefront Brewery with a dinner to follow.

Milwaukee’s own Lakefront Brewery Inc. started in 1987. The industrious and inventive craft brewery located on the Milwaukee River has become a Milwaukee landmark. Its rich history includes partnerships with local taverns, preservation of local historical pieces, unique tours, family style dining options and most importantly, great beer.


February 7th, 2019

We are excited to announce that for our joint February meeting between Milwaukee AACT & WIFT we are continuing our now annual confection competition! In the spirit of love and confection, we are excited to announce that this year’s competition will be all about “Famous Couples of Confections”!


Whether peanut butter & jelly, milk chocolate & almond or blueberry & acai, the confectionary industry is full of famous couples! These famous duos are able to highlight the best of each other while also showing off a different side you may not think of. Teams have submitted their ideas and are hard at work perfecting those plans so come ready to try these magnificent confectionary couples.

January 10th, 2019

Come join us for our first networking event of the new year, a cooking class and dinner at Braise restaurant in Milwaukee, WI. 


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