Meet the FoodBytes finalists | Audio

Meet the FoodBytes finalists | Audio


The Land caught up with each of the eight finalists at Rabobank’s FoodBytes pitchfest.


The Land caught up with each of the eight finalists at Rabobank’s FoodBytes pitchfest.

The finalists were:

  • AgDraft – an online platform launched by Ella Shannon, Cowra, which connects farmers and job-seekers. 
  • IDLocate – a start-up which provides food traceability solutions founded by Ruth Money and Simon Bell, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Smart Robotic Viticulture – led by Dr Mark Whitty and his team at the University of NSW’s School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, this business develops products to help the viticulture industry. 
  • Phycofood – a food business launched by Dr Pia Winberg which makes and sells seaweed based products.
  • Goterra – Olympia Yarger and Mick Thornett’s business which breeds black solider fly larvae for animal feed.
  • Knewe – a New Zealand-based startup headed by Dr Graeme Coles which is developing an animal prebiotics product. 
  • Sprout Kitchens – A marketplace for kitchen space