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
Wednesday, May 16
Discover the ideas pioneering the future of food
Thursday, September 13
Application Deadline: July 1st
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
Smith & Salmon, Inc. (DBA: Sap! Beverages)
We make sparkling superfood beverages out of maple tree sap and birch tree sap.
People’s Choice Award Winner
Nectar offers a data-driven apiary management platform to assist beekeepers in keeping their honey bees healthy and productive to answer the rising need for pollination services, using sensors and AI.
Judges’ Choice Award Winner
SmartCatch provides Sustainable Seafood Technologies to reduce by-catch waste, combat Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) Fishing and promote global sustainable seafood markets.
California-based startup (and @FoodBytes alum) Miraculex aims to improve the nutritional value and flavor of food with plant protein-based sweeteners. Check out the full feature on @FutureOfSweet's "miracle berries." https://t.co/8FFkjVwdeF #foodstartups #innovation