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.  
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Continents

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Events to Date

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Award Winners

230

Companies Pitched

3900

Attendees

FoodBytes! London

Discover the ideas pioneering the future of food

at One Marylebone

FoodBytes! New York

Thursday, October 18

at SECOND Floor

 

FoodBytes! 2019

Upcoming events and more

 

 

Meet the FoodBytes! London 2018 Winners

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

Highly Commended Award Winner

 

 

Ubiqutek / Rootwave

Ubiqutek / Rootwave

Pioneering the use of electricity to kill weeds and offer a scalable and sustainable alternative to herbicides.

People’s Choice Award Winner

 

Mimica Lab

Mimica Lab

Creating accessible, affordable freshness indicators for all types of perishable products, from food to pharmaceuticals, Mimica aims to become the globally recognised mark of freshness for industry, consumers and communities.

Judges’ Choice Award Winner

 

Biokind

Biokind

Producer of sustainable protein feed for aquaculture, livestock and pets.

FoodBytes! Twitter

19/09/2018 at 7:53pm
Big thanks @CNBC for the excellent feature on how hyperspectral imaging reduces food waste by enabling supply chains to be more predictive https://t.co/09QxfkM2R0
19/09/2018 at 3:03am
Join @PieShell on Thu 9/20 @ 11am PDT for their "6 Keys to Running a Successful Crowdfunding Project" webinar. Consider signing up if you're a food/bev entrepreneur interested in #crowdfunding but don't know where to start: https://t.co/fEDP8T41Qb https://t.co/lvbFZYcN8c FoodBytes photo
18/09/2018 at 11:48am
Ag #biotech co @pheronym uses pheromones, or chemical signals organisms use in social interactions, to protect #crops from parasitic nematodes (the bad guys that attack plant roots). Learn more about the startup's story on our blog post by @LeannaSweha
👉 https://t.co/RSn17yMAAy https://t.co/ug8EhmZLh1
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18/09/2018 at 5:49am
Congrats to the @Chobani Incubator Fall 2018 Class!
- Haven's Kitchen
- @Ithacacoldcraft
- @Matchabar
- @PartakeFoods
- Supernatural
- @MyTeaSquares

and the members of the first Chobani Food Tech Residency (starting October 18):
- @CinderBio
- @SkyvenTech https://t.co/naddwAz2xR
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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.

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