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Thursday June 22 


08:15   Registration and Future Market    


09:00   Welcome 

  •  Raúl Martín. CEO KM ZERO Food Innovation Hub.   

Institutional greeting:   

  • Fadlala Akabani. Secretary of Economic Development Government of Mexico City.  

  • Juan Duarte. Ambassador of Spain in Mexico 


09:20 KM ZERO: Creating the future of food together. 

          Beatriz Jacoste. KM ZERO Director.  


9:30 Opportunities between Spain and Mexico for a better food sector  

  • Alejandro Guzmán. Director of Strategy and Growth Grupo Arancia. 

  • Antonio Basagoiti. President of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Mexico 

  • Francisco Yong. President Syon Capital  

       Moderates: Raúl Martín. CEO KM ZERO  





10:00 Strategies for the transformation of supply chains towards resilience and sustainability.

  • Jelle Van Loon. Regional Representative for Latin America  


10:15 Technology and food rescue as tools for the decarbonization of the industry.    

  • Inti Sarahi Pérez. Shared Value Creation Manager Nestlé Mexico  

  • Ignacio Bordigoni. Co-founder and CMO CoreZero 

  • Mariana Jiménez. CEO Red BAMX 

  • Jorge Correa. CEO EatCloud 

       Moderates: Ricardo Acquart. Marketing Manager Ganar-Ganar Magazine  


10:45 ESG in the future of the food industry

  • Patricia de Fátima Toledo. Vice President of Sustainability National Agricultural Council, A.C. 

  • Luis Méndez. Deputy Director of Sustainability SuKarne  

  • Juan Felipe Macía. Regional Director NUTRESA CAM Grup

      Moderates: Rocío Canal. Sustainability Partner Deloitte Mexico 



11:15 – 11:45   COFFEE BREAK & FUTURE MARKET   


11:45 Planet and People positive companies 

  • Kayalin Akens-Irby. Head of Growth Planet FWD 

  • Gabe Kennedy. Co-founder Plant People 

  • Noramay Cadena. Managing Partner Supply Change Capital 

      Moderates: Beatriz Jacoste. KM ZERO Director




12:15 Industry-startups collaboration to transform the food industry   

  • Gonzalo Soriano. VC Investor AC Ventures 

  • Javier Rodríguez. Growth Director Kraft Heinz  

  • Nora Maya. Director of Innovation Ingredion Mexico and Central America   

       Moderates: Ján Rehák. National Director of the TEC de Monterrey Entrepreneurship Program  


12:45 Impact investing in LATAM  

  • Andrea Araneda. Partner Fen Ventures 

  • Ángel Leaño. Principal Santatera Capital  

  • Rodrigo Villar. Founding Partner New Ventures 

  • Liliana Reyes. Directora General AMEXCAP 

      Moderates: José Roberto Arteaga. Associate editor FORBES Mexico  





13:15 Revolutionizing the ingredient industry with biotechnology. 

  • Ricky Cassini. Cofundador & CEO Michroma  


13:30 New ingredients for a more sustainable diet.  

  • Edgar Bottle. Co-founder Santena  

  • Javier Olave. Co-founder & CMO Done Properly  

  • Joaquín Tirado. New Product Design Manager Sigma Alimentos

      Moderates: Karla González. Founder Hopefoodly 


13:55 New proteins hit the market.  

  • Carlos Noceda. Founder and president Nutri Co 

  • Federico Hirtz. Country Manager México NotCo   

  • Felipe Hurtado. Co-founder & Country Manager México The Wild Foods  

      Moderates: Genaro Mejía. Journalist, consultant and founder Bar Emprende 





15:30 Startup pitches I powered by Santatera Capital  

  • Javier Larragoiti. CEO & Founder Xilinat 

  • Jesus S Núñez. CEO 4Buddies  

  • Adriana Martínez. Directora Comercial Tierra Foods  

  • Luis Hugo López. CEO & Founder Fructus Vía  

  • Armando García. CEO & Founder Alma Tierra  

  • Ricardo García. CEO & Co-Founder Coffee Kreis 




16:00 AI, Neuroscience and the Future of Food: Do We Just Need Data?  

  • Mario Ubiali. Founder & CEO Thimus  


16:15 Data driven companies: the power of data 

  • Miguel Ángel Vergara. CEO and Cofundador Instance  

  • Jacques Botbol. CMO Tastewise  

  • Pablo Rodrigo. CEO Trazable

      Moderates: Marisol García. Directora Editorial Revista Emprende 


16:45 Startup pitches II powered by Santatera Capital  

  • Camilo Huneeus. CEO Ainwater 

  • Mahsa Vazin. CEO & Founder PawCo Foods  

  • Guillermo Acevedo. Director de producto Flatbowl  

  • Jessica Gómez. CEO & Founder Origeen  

  • Juan Diego Díaz. CEO Iczia Engineering  

  • Andrés Álvarez. CEO & Co-Founder Unruled Foods   




17:15 Innovation against food waste 

  • Diana De La Sancha. Business Sustainability Manager Kigüi   

  • Diego Amores. CEO Entomo Agroindustrial    

  • Pablo Sosa. CEO Oscillum  

  • Ksenia Portnova. Deputy Director of Sustainability Walmart Mexico and Central America 

       Moderates: David Baldoví. CEO Brandsummit  

17:45 Terraflos 2.0 

  • Facundo Garretón. CEO Terraflos 



18:00 Revaluing food waste: new materials through fungi

  • Ricardo Muttio. CEO & Co-Founder RADIAL Biomateriales  


18:05 ftalks Food Summit Startup Awards:

Best startup in Innovation & Best startup in Sustainability   


18:15 Wine of honor & Networking  


19:30 Closing 

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