The Discovery Platform for Food & Ag Innovation
FoodBytes! by Rabobank was created with a simple mission in mind – to find the most innovative concepts in food and agriculture, and pair them with the capital needed to bring them to market. Certainly not your average food and ag conference, our pitch competition-meets-networking event brings together the game-changing startups, investors and industry leaders pioneering a better future. Learn More
Events to Date
FoodBytes! San Francisco
March 1, 2018
May 15 – May 16
Application Deadline: March 11
FoodBytes! New York
Please stay tuned for more information.
A Taste of FoodBytes!
Check out what our 2017 winners had to say about their experience
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The most innovative food tech event I've ever participated in.Bruce Rasa
FoodBytes! is a compass for the 21st century food system. It attracts innovators and investors with shared values across food, tech, and agriculture.
Highly Commended Award Winner
Aspire Food Group
Developer of the most advanced insect farming technology to produce high quality Aketta™ protein from farm-raised crickets. Aspire also makes environmentally sustainable and nutritious products under consumer brand, Aketta.
People’s Choice Award Winner
Maker of functional sugars that enhance the immune system, promote gut health and reduce inflammation without compromising taste.
Judges’ Choice Award Winner
Beyond The Shoreline
New York, NY
Creator of a new wave of seagreens-based snacks, like “Kelp Jerky”, that are packed with protein and are vegan and non-GMO and free from dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, refined sugar and gluten.