Dutch financial firm Rabobank has shared the names of the 20 startups to participate in the FoodBytes! event in San Francisco on 1 March 2018. Participating startups will pitch their ideas for pioneering the future of food, which include solutions for enhancing soil productivity, purifying wastewater and improving access to locally and sustainably grown food. Part of Rabobank’s Banking for Food vision to feed the world sustainably by 2050, FoodBytes! provides entrepreneurs with a forum to share ideas and connect to Rabobank’s network of clients, mentors and investors to help fuel growth.
“The innovations coming through FoodBytes! are inspiring and helping to solve real challenges in the food and ag industries,” said Stephanie Edgecombe, Global Brand Manager of Food Marketing at ADM. “We’re pleased to support FoodBytes! and its family of entrepreneurs, who like ADM, share an unbridled passion and commitment to develop groundbreaking new ingredients, technologies and products to serve the growing consumer demand for a greater purpose.” (…)