The Discovery Platform for Food & Ag Innovation
FoodBytes! by Rabobank aims to discover and empower the most ground-breaking food and agriculture startups. The platform provides a safe haven for entrepreneurs to receive the mentorship, connections and capital they need to grow their businesses. Through this growing initiative, Rabobank hopes to turn today’s new ideas and technologies into tomorrow’s game-changing solutions.
Events to Date
FoodBytes! San Francisco
March 1, 2018
May 15 – May 16
Application Deadline: March 11
FoodBytes! New York
October 18, 2018
Application Deadline: August 12
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.
From biopreservatives to worm-powered wastewater treatment, learn how startups @Quan_Binkabi @BioFiltro @novolyze Boost Biomes & @EIODiagnostics are tackling food security & stability at #FoodBytes SF on Mar 1. Get tix 🎟 to see them pitch 🔜 https://t.co/RuLNQRj260 https://t.co/C8ecjltaqg