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FoodBytes! by Rabobank is a next-generation pitch competition and networking platform that builds lasting connections between the most promising food and agriculture startups, corporates and investors, helping them pioneer a more sustainable future.







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Meet the FoodBytes! San Francisco 2019 Winners

Rabobank announces its FoodBytes! San Francisco 2019 winners, all chosen for their new and disruptive solutions to pressing food challenges. Read More



Judges’ Choice – CPG Award Winner

Shaka Tea

Shaka Tea

Hilo, Hawaii

Shaka Tea supports regenerative agriculture and economic development while offering the first line of Hawaiian-grown, no sugar-added, herbal iced teas brewed with māmaki, an antioxidant powerhouse only found and grown in the Hawaiian Islands.

Judges’ Choice – Food & Ag Tech Award Winner



Fargo, ND

The grain industry’s first software platform and app that allows grain elevators and cooperatives to digitally connect with their growers and deliver near real-time information that informs better business decisions.

People’s Choice Award Winner

Toast Ale

Toast Ale

New York, NY

Toast Ale is fighting food waste by brewing craft beer from unsold bread from local bakeries that would have otherwise been wasted. Toast donates all profits to Feedback, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing food waste.

FoodBytes! Twitter

20/04/2019 at 6:52am
Agtech companies (like us) must engage with farmers. In order for the agriculture industry and agtech business to be successful, there needs be feedback between the two.

To learn more about the importance of engagement with agtech, click the link:
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20/04/2019 at 3:02am
Red algae—not just a trendy wellness fad! Thank you @thezoereport for the feature ✨
20/04/2019 at 2:22am
Thanks to Dairy Crest for hosting the Dairy Crest Prize Day for winning startups from #FoodBytes! London 2018:
@RootWave (Judges' Choice 🏅) & @mimicalab (People's Choice 🏅)

DC shared insights on marketing, sales, innovation strategy, & startup/corporate collaboration 🐄💡🤝
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