Food Waste Tech, Animal Antibiotic Reduction and Plant-Based Ingenuity at FoodBytes!

Sustainable Food & Agriculture Startups Set to Pitch in New York City

FoodBytes! by Rabobank, the next-generation food and agriculture pitch competition-meets-networking platform, announces the startups selected to take the stage at in New York. The competition returns to the city for the third time on Thursday, October 18.

Through FoodBytes!, Rabobank looks for the world’s most cutting-edge food and agriculture innovators. The platform offers an opportunity for selected entrepreneurs to showcase their new products and technologies in front of investors, executives and media, as well as receive the mentorship, connections, insights and continuous community needed to grow their respective businesses.

The startups were measured against unique criteria including sustainability, scalability, innovation and team experience.

Animal health and reducing antibiotic use are dominant themes among the pitch companies, including an AI milk quality analysis tool and microalgae-based oral vaccines for the aquaculture industry. Restaurant efficiency is another major trend, with a food assembly robot and a back-of-house tool that reduces food waste by fifty percent. Additionally, novel plant-based CPG startups will take the stage with tomato-based “sushi” and cereal made from up-cycled juice pulp.

Please find here more information about the pitching companies, sponsors, awards, the program, how to purchase tickets and more.


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