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

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Companies Pitched

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A Taste of FoodBytes!

Check out the award winners from FoodBytes! NYC 2017, our biggest event yet with 400+ attendees, 20 pitches and 35+ startups on display.

Hear from FoodBytes! Alumni

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. To experience FoodBytes! is to understand its DNA – it is a force unlike any other.

 

Robyn O’Brien

Founder, Do Good & AllergyKids Foundation

Meet the FoodBytes! NYC 2017 Winners

Rabobank received over 120 applications from global startups and selected 20 cutting-edge companies to pitch and compete for the prestigious Judges’ Choice, People’s Choice and Highly Commended Awards at FoodBytes! NYC. Read More

Highly Commended Award Winner

We make sustainably-grown and vegan wines and use the sales to fix environmental problems. Our Sauvignon Blanc saves the ocean by restoring 100 oysters per bottle and our Pinot Noir saves the bees by planting 875 wildflowers per bottle!

People’s Choice Award Winner

ImpactVision’s mission is to build a more transparent and secure global food system, using hyperspectral technology. Our software platform provides insights about the quality and characteristics of different foods non-invasively and rapidly, using image recognition and predictive learning.

Judges’ Choice Award Winner

We’re the first company in the world to empower Food & Ag professionals to sustainably grow food everywhere by capturing actionable insights on-the-go, hands-free.

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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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