Rabobank innovation in food and agriculture
Rabobank has been investing in the food and agriculture industries for over 100 years, and new challenges are arising from increased demand for food, changing consumer preferences and the need for sustainable food production to feed the world’s population by 2050. We want to help spur innovative and technology solutions that will help address the world’s food challenges through our various innovative platforms.
FoodBytes! - The discovery and networking platform for Food & Ag Innovation
FoodBytes! is the discovery and networking platform that champions cross-industry connections between sustainably-minded startups and forward-thinking investors and corporates in the food and agriculture industry.
FoodBytes! Pitch is a discovery program that connects cutting-edge sustainable startups with industry leaders and investors through structured mentor sessions, one-on-one investor meetings and corporate introductions, culminating in a live pitch event.
FoodBytes! Pilot is a tailored corporate-led collaboration program that pairs industry leaders with emerging companies through structured pilots. Together, they tackle a specific goal or industry challenge over a 6-9 month period.
Global Farmers is a worldwide digital platform for Rabobank's agricultural clients. The platform offers farmers around the world access to knowledge and networks that can help them lead a more successful agricultural company.
Thousands of Rabobank farmer clients have easy access to each other and Rabobank’s extensive knowledge base, with information, research and direct contact with Rabobank colleagues in this exclusive community that shares farming knowledge, exchanges ideas and extends networks from all around the world.