Our mission
KITRO seeks to raise awareness and tackle food waste, designing sustainable products that enables the food & beverage industry to take measures to address the growing issue.

Our vision is to bring back the value of all food, so it is appreciated and not wasted. Developing technology to measure each restaurant's impact, we provide the industry with a benchmark through data collection, a starting point from which to tackle food waste.
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Our story
During their studies at the École hôtelière de Lausanne and working in restaurants and hotels, cofounders Naomi and Anastasia saw the tremendous amount of perfectly edible food that is thrown away every single day in the hospitality industry. With first-hand experience in the hospitality industry and computer science, the KITRO team is committed to bringing an innovative solution to food waste, integrating technology into commercial kitchens, and bringing actionable insights to the issue of food waste. We continue to build KITRO together with industry professionals to create a user-oriented product that is easy to use and makes sense.
Quality assurance
KITRO strives to provide high quality Swiss solutions that are efficient and robust. Our hardware withstands the kitchen environment and our software is personable and user-friendly. Our product has been designed alongside industry professionals and fulfils the needs of its users.
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Sustainable impact
KITRO puts both the environment and our customers first. We believe in long term solutions that have a lasting, positive impact for our customers and for our planet. Through partnerships and increased traction, we hope to multiply our positive impact for a greener future.
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Awareness & Action
To raise awareness and tackle food waste along the entire supply chain, our decisions must be data-driven and close to our hearts. We constantly aim to educate and increase the conversation. KITRO enables and empowers forward thinkers and doers to address the pressing issue and take measures.
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Our team
My food saving tip is to freeze old fruit and blend them into a smoothie!

Naomi MacKenzie

Cofounder
I turn apples into apple sauce. It complements almost any dish!

Anastasia Hofmann

Cofounder
I store fruits and veggies separately, depending on their levels of ethylene. Keeps them from spoiling!

Dominic Mösch

CTO
Take leftover rice and whip up an egg fried rice, mixed with leftover veggies!

William Downey

Commercial Director
If you have extra berries from your “müäsli”, freeze them in ice cubes. Adds a berry blast to your summer drinks!

Fabian Schaltegger

Embedded project engineer
I love baking bread, but if it gets stale, what a perfect opportunity for croutons!

Tarek Jost

Lead software developer
My food saving tip is coming soon!

Josef Nygrin

Full stack developer
You can actually eat cauliflower leaves. Here’s my homemade kimchi!

Nina Müller

Key account manager
Show broccoli stalks some love. Just cook them a little longer - crunchy and vitamin-rich!

Philipp Andermatt

Lead image processing engineer
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