#8: Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez of Desserto

Desserto – the world’s first highly sustainable and environmentally friendly organic material made of Nopal cactus. Tune into our eigth episode!

Highly sustainable, plant-based, vegan, biodegradable – that’s what „Desserto“ is all about. With the innovative idea to create vegan leather made from cactus, Adrián and Marte are on their way to be real gamechangers of the fashion industry. After two years of research and just over a year on the market, the two friends and business partners from Mexico are also increasingly attracting brands from the automotive, aeronautics and furniture industries.

Tune into our insightful conversation about the cultural heritage of Mexico, how Adrián and Marte’s friendship was meant to be and why vegan cactus leather can be the future for a variety of industries. ¡Vamos!

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