The Discovery Platform for Food & Ag Innovation

FoodBytes! by Rabobank is a next-generation pitch competition-meets-networking event that brings together the game-changing startups, investors and industry leaders pioneering the future of food and agriculture. The platform provides a safe haven for entrepreneurs to receive the mentorship, connections and capital they need to grow their businesses.  
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Continents

10

Events to Date

27

Award Winners

170

Companies Pitched

2900

Attendees

FoodBytes! San Francisco

Thursday, March 1

Meet our SF winners!

FoodBytes! Montreal

Wednesday, May 16

Discover the ideas pioneering the future of food

FoodBytes! New York

Thursday, October 18

Application Deadline: August 12

A Taste of FoodBytes!

Check out what our 2017 winners had to say about their experience

Check out the FoodBytes! Buzz

The most innovative food tech event I've ever participated in.

Bruce Rasa

CEO & Founder, AgVoice

FoodBytes! is a compass for the 21st century food system. It attracts innovators and investors with shared values across food, tech, and agriculture.

Robyn O’Brien

Founder, Do Good & AllergyKids Foundation

Meet the FoodBytes! San Francisco 2018 Winners

Rabobank announces its FoodBytes! San Francisco 2018 winners, all chosen for their new and disruptive solutions to pressing food challenges. Read More

 

Highly Commended Award Winner

 

 

BioFiltro

BioFiltro

Davis, CA USA

BioFiltro is an international wastewater treatment company with a patented filtration system that harnesses the digestive power of worms and microbes to removes up to 99% of contaminants in a chemical free 4 hour process. Revolutionary by nature, our mission is to provide wastewater solutions that repurpose waste stream into valuable revenue streams, recover natural resources, and revitalize the environment in which our clients operate.

People’s Choice Award Winner

 

Farmer's Fridge

Farmer's Fridge

Chicago, USA

Farmer's Fridge is an innovative food concept that has "micro-restaurants" in 12-square-foot automated fridges serving meals we design and prepare. The fridges leverage proprietary IoT technology to communicate with customers, and to provide real-time demand visibility based on data collected daily. Farmer's Fridge has 100 locations, has landed high-traffic destinations such as O'Hare International Airport, Willis Tower, and The Merchandise Mart.

Judges’ Choice Award Winner

 

I Heart Foods

I Heart Foods

Chicago, USA

I Heart Foods is the innovation leader in quinoa. Under our I Heart Keenwah brand name, we produce a number of quinoa products: quinoa snacks, toasted quinoa grain and hot cereal. I Heart Keenwah has a sourcing commitment to Bolivian heirloom quinoa, which the highest-quality and most sustainably farmed quinoa in the world.

FoodBytes! Twitter

25/04/2018 at 4:20am
1️⃣0️⃣ Boston #FoodTech #Startups to Watch – including FB! community partner @thefoodloft 👋👏 #FBFamily @maffei_lucia @nbc10boston https://t.co/FQPscBeXrK FoodBytes photo
25/04/2018 at 2:15am
📰: Consumers catching onto #Prebiotics & increasingly understand that the food we eat may be intimately connected to physical health & mental wellbeing: https://t.co/7jA1UZpaoD ( @FoodNavigatorUS @EwatsonWrites via @foodtechconnect) @purecultures @BiomeMakers @TravelDietitian https://t.co/cAdqcBgRXR FoodBytes photo
25/04/2018 at 1:24am
. @TerroirTalk Sorry to miss #TerroirTalk #Terroir2018! Would love to welcome food & ag innovation leaders Wed 16 May at #FoodBytes! #Montreal, hear 20 #startups, incl Canadian pitches @MotorLeaf @oatbox @nectarbuzz @DrinkPartake @UkkoAg @oceanexecutive 🎟: https://t.co/ifDptzKnST

Innovation

Rabobank maintains at the forefront of emerging technologies that will shape the future of our clients’ businesses and our competitive service delivery in the long-term.

Sustainability

 

Rabobank was founded by farmers who believed that the cooperative concept of working together would be of benefit to all. Food and agriculture is and always will be at the heart of our strategy. We define our contribution to sustainable development as a collective effort to use natural resources as efficiently as possible, reducing our impact on the environment.

Food

Rabobank is committed to the enablement of a food-secure future for our world’s population with respect to improving both availability and access to food, stimulating balanced nutrition, and enhancing stability of food and agriculture supply chains.

Startup

 

FoodBytes! by Rabobank was created with a simple mission in mind – to find the most innovative and ground-breaking concepts in food and agriculture, and pair that creativity with the capital needed to bring it to market.

Innovation

 

Rabobank maintains at the forefront of emerging technologies that will shape the future of our clients’ businesses and our competitive service delivery in the long-term.

Sustainability

 

Rabobank was founded by farmers who believed that the cooperative concept of working together would be of benefit to all. Food and agriculture is and always will be at the heart of our strategy. We define our contribution to sustainable development as a collective effort to use natural resources as efficiently as possible, reducing our impact on the environment.

 

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