EDEM Escuela de Empresarios, the center promoted by Juan Roig in Valencia, will host in November managers from Walmart, Mercadona and Lidl, among other companies, who will teach classes on new trends and innovations in the agri-food sector within the training program Success Management for Companies Agrifood.
Miguel Ángel Sánchez Valero, senior director of Global Sourcing Strategy at Walmart, the world's leading distribution group, will give a session on the future of international retail; Paco Espert, Mercadona's Dry Prescription General Manager, will explain the "new consumption models"; while Ferran Figueras, corporate general director of Lidl Supermarkets, will address "the evolution of the consumer".
They are joined by entrepreneurs such as the president of WOW Concept and former president of El Corte Inglés, Dimas Gimeno, the gastro influencers Fit Happy Sisters, the CEO of KM ZERO Food Innovation Hub, Raúl Martín, or managers of companies such as Coca-cola European Partners. and startups that are innovating in the food sector such as Heura, Aerofarms, the Valencian Koroko or Aldous Bio.
"Students will have experiential learning through success stories told by their own protagonists, who will share the keys to their business model in the different phases of the agri-food chain," explains Christian Moreno, director of Senior Management programs at EDEM .
The participants in the EDEM course will get up to date on issues such as the food of the future, changes in consumption, omnichannel, the appearance of foodtech, the circular economy, packaging, sustainability or the integration of the chain, among others. others. In addition, they will learn first-hand about the latest innovations from leading companies such as Grupo Martínez or Importaco.
"The program is aimed at entrepreneurs, directors, senior managers and professionals who have the objective of updating knowledge of the agri-food sector to develop new models and implement innovative practices in their organizations," adds Christian Moreno. The program will take place at the EDEM facilities on four Wednesdays and Thursdays between November 4 and 24.