Tech for Good: Green Solutions Transforming FoodTech
Our co-founder Mex Ibrahim, will be part of a panel for an upcoming SODA Social event, where we delve into how we can make a purposeful impact in the FoodTech space. We will explore cutting-edge innovations, such as autonomous robots and AI, vertical farming, food waste reduction, and resource management technologies. These advancements present incredible opportunities to drive positive change and eliminate inefficiencies in our food ecosystem.
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Networking, Food and Drinks
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Panel Discussion and Live Q&A
8:30 PM – 9:00 PM
In 2050, the world’s population is expected to hit 10 billion (World Economic Forum, 2022), placing unprecedented demands on global food production. It’s no secret that the food we eat is damaging the environment. Take burgers, for example did you know that a single burger consumes a whopping 660 gallons of water which is equivalent to showering for 2 months straight?
Key discussion points for the panel will include:
- Current challenges in the FoodTech space
- Top sustainable AgriTech practices
- Tech’s Role in reducing food waste and reducing carbon footprint
- Positioning collaboration at the heart of FoodTech
- Tools to unlock consumer interest and raise awareness
The panel will include:
Tarryn is CEO & co-founder of Kafoodle, a B2B SaaS company that supports commercial kitchens globally with food legislation and nutrition. Founded in 2014 Kafoodle was sold to the US Company 365 Retail Markets in April of this year. Previously she spent 10 years working as a consultant in the hospitality space with restaurant and hotel groups as well as casinos. She also briefly owned her own pub.
Dr Marianna Herold is a 2nd-time founder with a PhD in industrial ecology. Marianna has spent 15 years focusing on sustainable supply chain management in the food industry. She has worked in academia, not-for-profits, consultancy, large corporates and start-ups.
Marianna is the Co-founder and CEO of NatureBound, which helps farmers and corporates leverage functional biodiversity. Their observability platform takes the guesswork out of the transition to sustainable agriculture. By optimising yield, the use of agrochemical inputs and functional biodiversity, they are enabling a swifter, more profitable transition to sustainable agriculture.
SODA Social is a pioneering, innovative networking event and on-line community platform, created to bring together digital experts for networking and knowledge-sharing. Their events range from panel discussions, talks and workshop layouts, so keep your eyes peeled for their next event, especially as they have a global reach across the UK, Ireland, and the USA. SODA Social events discuss and debate hot topics, market trends, opportunities, threats and all things related to technology.