Face-to-Face: Meet Rodolfo Solis October 2017

Ever wonder if anyone else is facing the same professional challenges as you? Or just looking to connect with some new people in your field? In IFT's Face-to-Face series, we will be introducing you to a different IFT member every month with a fun, insightful Q&A session.


Rodolfo SolisThis month meet...

Rodolfo Solis, director, Food Engineering Consultant Services

  1. How did you get your start in the food industry?
    I started as food production manager in a canning processing plant for vegetables and fruits.

  2. What do you love about your job?
    I love the opportunity to work in developing new nutritive processed products at low cost for lower income populations.

  3. What is the biggest challenge that you face in your job?
    To develop 42 nutritive canned products in 30 days for use by Armed Forces in Central America.

  4. What have you learned or been exposed to in the past 12 months that has helped you in your job?
    The application of my knowledge in food science to teach my food science students at Galileo University and at Central American Institute of Technology.

  5. How do you see the food industry evolving over the coming year?
    The food industry is evolving mainly in food packaging, using biodegradable materials derived from vegetable sources for the health of the environment.

  6. Fun Fact: What’s your favorite food?
    Refried black beans with corn tortillas and cheese.

If you are an IFT member and wish to be profiled, please contact Kelly Hensel at khensel@ift.org or 312-604-0211.