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.
Events to Date
FoodBytes! San Francisco
Thursday, March 1
Meet our SF winners!
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
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
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 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 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.
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With thanks to @FoodBytes for the warm welcome at their recent SF event, here's an article I wrote with insights on the potential of their entrepreneurs, like @FarmersFridge, @BioFiltro and @i_heart_foods to positively impact food/enviro systems at scale.
With thanks to @FoodBytes for the warm welcome at their recent SF event, here's an article I wrote with insights on the potential of their entrepreneurs, like @FarmersFridge, @BioFiltro and @i_heart_foods to positively impact food/enviro systems at scale. https://t.co/9GvJgsCXLT— Lorin Fries (@lorinfries) April 19, 2018
"The Food Corridor teams up with @PurdueExtension to launch a comprehensive 166-page Shared Kitchen Toolkit."
#NICKitchens #KitchenCommunity #incubator #accelerator https://t.co/cOhjRVeEQ8
"The Food Corridor teams up with @PurdueExtension to launch a comprehensive 166-page Shared Kitchen Toolkit." https://t.co/fEe0qTgvf1 #NICKitchens #KitchenCommunity #incubator #accelerator pic.twitter.com/cOhjRVeEQ8— The Food Corridor (@TheFoodCorridor) April 19, 2018