Next Bite Show
 Next Bite Show
 Next Bite Show
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Factory Berlin and KitchenTown Berlin present

Next Bite Show

A live online event experience, bringing leaders from the industry up close with the audience. Meet the CEOs of your favourite food & beverage brands, and be the first to hear about the next big innovations in FoodTech.

  • Explore Tech Solutions of tomorrow
  • Learn about circular thinking & sustainability in the food system
  • Discover alternatives to traditional protein sources
  • Hospitality: Is 2020 a turning point?
Food Science AI Alternative Protein IoT Circular Thinking Hospitality F&B

Tune in LIVE on Factory Berlin TV

 17th September, 2020 -
 17th September, 2020 -
 17th September, 2020 -
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Tech Solutions
  • 17:15 - 18:15
    Circular Thinking
  • 18:30 - 19:30
    Alternative Protein
  • 19:45 - 20:45
    Future of Hospitality
A guest is interview by the Next Bite Show moderator.
Guests to the Next Bite Show sit around the table with a glass of wine in conversation.
The photo shows a table laid for 4 guests before they arrive.
The Next Bite Show moderator is in conversation with one of the event guests and panelists.
 Themes & Topics
 Themes & Topics
 Themes & Topics

The Next Bite Show includes an evening of panel discussions around the dinner table, on four important topics in the food and beverage industry.

 Next Bite Show Speakers
 Next Bite Show Speakers
 Next Bite Show Speakers

Patrick Deufel – Head of Business Development at Infarm

Infarm is the world’s largest urban farming platform, providing vertical farming and intelligent solutions for food production, with a mission to make cities self-sufficient and sustainable.



The Infarm network produces 250,000 plants per month in more than 1,000 modular farms in Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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David Schoensee – Culinary Director at Aitme

Aitme – Your personal chef, anytime, anywhere. We are revolutionizing the food game for your company. Our state-of-the-art robotic kitchen chef prepares every meal individually: always fresh and tasty – and ready to serve in under 5 minutes for your employees.

Dinah Hoffmann – Research Assistant at Kantine der Zukunft

The Kantine Zukunft Berlin, funded by the Berlin Senate Administration for Justice, Consumer Protection and Anti-Discrimination, is a project that facilitates the sustainable transformation of Berlin’s public communal gastronomy.



Through active and long-term consultation in canteen kitchens, with seminars, workshops as well as networking events, we are changing the urban canteen landscape towards more quality and appreciation.

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Pascal Bieri – Co-Founder Planted Foods

Planted Foods is a Swiss ETH-spinoff that makes meat from plants – delicious, healthy, cruelty-free and sustainable. We want to revolutionise the way people perceive and consume meat on a global scale



by changing everyday eating habits from animal to plant-based proteins, to massively reduce the negative impacts of animal agriculture on the planet.

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Franziska Lienert – Public Affairs & Movement Specialist at Too Good To Go

Too Good To Go is Europe’s leading company for fighting food waste. With the app of the same name, restaurants and retailers can offer overproduced food at reduced prices to people who pick it up themselves, so there is no need to waste it at the end of the day.



In addition, Too Good To Go is working on the reduction of food waste in the areas of households, schools, businesses and politics.

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Eva Sommer – Co-Founder and CPO (Chief Product Officer) at Peace of Meat

Peace of Meat is a B2B supplier of cultured meat and advancing the technology for cultivated fat and liver to supply it to customers in the food industry as an ingredient to help them make their products tasty, healthy and sustainable.



The company is forging scientific and commercial partnerships to cover the entire value chain, to speed up research and production processes and to incentivize the industry in general.

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Jonas Bieber – Co-founder at DÖRRWERK 
DÖRRWERK is a Berlin-based startup, specialising on reducing food waste. In cooperation with different partners in the food industry we find circular solutions for food waste problems.

Max Kochen – Founder at beets&roots

beets&roots was founded by a Michelin star chef and a business savvy entrepreneur. The inspiration? The lack of freshly prepared, healthy lunch options throughout Germany. The motivation? To become the destination for delicious, seasonal, health-conscious food.

Alexander Holzknecht – Country Manager Germany at Motatos

Motatos is a Swedish e-commerce company with a mission: to save food from overproduction from being disposed of by reselling it online at discounted prices.

Nicolas Hartmann – Co-Founder & Managing Director at VLY Foods

VLY is a Berlin-based FoodTech startup developing dairy products based on plant proteins. Their 1st product line is a range of milk alternatives that are being distributed at Rewe & Edeka as well as online.
Finn A. Hänsel – Co-founder at Sanity Group
In 2018, Finn A. Hänsel and Fabian Friede founded the Berlin based cannabis company Sanity Group to develop and distribute innovative, cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals and wellbeing products to patients and customers around Europe. Sanity’s operations span from medicinal cannabis to consumer wellbeing and tech.

Fabio Ziemßen – Managing Director at NX-Food

NX-Food (Next Generation Food) is a subsidiary of METRO, a leading international specialist for wholesale and food. The company deals with innovative solutions and technologies in the food environment.

Christian Hamerle – Food tech futurist

Christian Hamerle spent more than 20 years, working in the hospitality and gastronomy business, mainly dealing with F&B Management and optimizing service standards and
processes. Beyond that Christian develops food-tech ideas for smart ordering systems and digitalized seamless supply chain management by using Machine Learning, IoT and Blockchain technologies.

Sophia Wessling – Co-founder at Frischepost Berlin

Frischepost Berlin delivers fresh food from local and independent producers right into the city center. We choose our producers carefully and tell the story behind every product we sell. Out of conviction, we stand up for fair prices, direct relationships and resource-saving delivery channels: Power to the Bauer and Bauer to the People.

Peter Dorfner – Head of Investment at Katjesgreenfood

Katjesgreenfood was founded in 2016 and is the pioneer for food impact investing in Europe. A sister company within the Katjes Group, Katjesgreenfood deliberatlely invests outside of classic confectionery in the rapidly growing market for sustainable, plant-based food.

Philipp Wehn – Event Moderator

Philipp specialises in intrapreneurship, innovation and business development in the mobility ecosystem and technology industries.

As part of Siemens Mobility team, Philipp drives growth of the digital portfolio in the rail industry and accelerates innovations by building the perfect business design.

Friederike Gaedke – Executive Director at Die Gemeinschaft

Die Gemeinschaft is a network of local artisanal food producers, restaurateurs, and cooks, initiated by restaurants Horváth and Nobelhart & Schmutzig to connect food producers and chefs in Berlin through an annual symposium and other activities.

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