Following from the success of 2021’s Sustainable Agribusiness and Innovation event, this year Canning House, in partnership with Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi Watanabe, returns to the topic of sustainable agri-business to explore Latin America and the Caribbean’s place in the global agricultural economy, as well as insights into the region’s vibrant Food and Beverage industry.
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Following from the success of 2021’s Sustainable Agribusiness and Innovation event, this year Canning House, in partnership with Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi Watanabe, returns to the topic of sustainable agri-business to explore Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)’s place in the global agricultural economy, as well as insights into the region’s vibrant Food and Beverage industry.
LAC not only offers opportunities to expand growth and exports, but also a chance to do so in a way that avoids greater damage to the environment - safeguarding and improving lives and livelihoods throughout the agricultural supply chain, right up to the consumer.
How? Through harnessing science and technology to modernise production methods, improving and standardising legislation and ensuring evidence-based policymaking. Canning House, Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi Watanabe explore these important issues in this two-panel event.
in partnership with Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi Watanabe
Welcome from Jeremy Browne, CEO – Canning House
Opening Remarks from Trench Rossi Watanabe
LAC: The World’s Bread Basket
This session will see panelists discuss the region’s potential in meeting growing global food demands, and the ways in which it can modernise its production, legislation and policies to maximise growth sustainably.
Moderator: Alvaro Gallo, Partner, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Head of the Agribusiness Practice group in Brazil – Trench Rossi Watanabe
Speakers: Gabriel Pesciallo, Director – Zen-Noh Grain Brazil
Mark Jarman, Founder and Managing Director – AgriTIERRA Ltd
Laila Pinheiro, EU External Affairs Director, previously Head of External Affairs for LATAM and Brazil – Syngenta
Opening Remarks from Baker McKenzie
LAC Food & Beverage Industry: From Farm to Fork
This second session will discuss LAC food and beverage consumer trends as well as the latest advancements in regional legislation to promote fair trade, human health and the consumer’s interest in relation to food and drink, as well as their policy implications.
Moderator: David Scott, Partner, Co-Head of Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group in London – Baker McKenzie
Speakers: Mariangela Sampaio, General Counsel Ice LatAm, Legal Marketing Lead Brazil – Unilever
Dirk Hoffmann, Reefer Product Development Manager, UK Ports – DP World
Closing Remarks by Jeremy Browne, CEO – Canning House
Representing 15% of the earth's surface and as a recipient of 30% of global precipitation, Latin America and the Caribbean generates 33% of the world's water, making the region an immense world reserve of arable land and forests. Of this available regional land mass of diverse topography, more than a third is used for agriculture and almost half is covered with forests, thus making LAC farming systems some of the most diverse, complex and bountiful in the world, already boasting in fact, a bigger share of global production than either the EU or the United States, and positioning it as the world’s largest net food exporting region.
A combination of external factors, including population growth, heightened global food security risks and disruption mean worldwide demand for food, feed and (bio)fuel will only continue to grow. With LAC agriculture and fish production set to increase by 14% over the next decade, the region has a unique opportunity to reinforce and expand its role and reach in the global agro-economy.
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