The Discovery Platform for Food & Ag Innovation

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! New York 2018 Winners

Rabobank announces its FoodBytes! New York 2018 winners, all chosen for their new and disruptive solutions to pressing food challenges. Read More


Judges’ Choice Award Winner




Ag Tech – Buffalo, NY

Deep learning and AI dairy company that provides real-time, automated analysis of milk quality without any addition of chemicals or consumables.

People’s Choice Award Winner




Food Tech – London, UK

Developer of digital tools to help chefs run more profitable, sustainable kitchens by cutting food waste in half.

Highly Commended Award Winner





Food Tech – New York, NY

Dynamic pricing system that allows supermarkets to price and sell products based on expiration dates, thus reducing food waste and optimizing shelf management.

FoodBytes! Twitter

24/03/2019 at 2:40am
Last call for all investors, corporates, entrepreneurs and media: See 15 food & ag game-changers pitch at the 15th edition of #FoodBytes on March 28 in San Francisco. Snag your tickets today!
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23/03/2019 at 2:18pm
@Sugarlogix is recruiting again and this time for a director of process development to help us with scaling up and going to manufacturers. Does this mean that our process is ready to scale? 😏 You’ll soon see
23/03/2019 at 5:27am
What a Startup Can Teach a Fortune 500 Company: #FoodBytes alum
@lisacurtis writes in @Forbes about her company @KuliKuliFoods’ partnership with @griffithfoods and eighteen94, @KelloggCompany’ VC fund


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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.

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