GROWING confidence in global agricultural is putting fizz back into the farm sector, and Rabobank’s innovation summit in Sydney today is yet another example of the investment communities’ interest.
Focused on food trends and new business development, 1000 local and international farmers are mingling with ag start up companies, investors and industry leaders on Cockatoo Island, formerly a convict prison barracks, Navy dockyard and now a UNESCO world heritage site.
The winners of the FoodBytesAU title was announced at the event and it went to Sprout Kitchens.
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The summit will share stories of farmers worldwide who are changing and adapting to deliver sustainable food production.
Farm2Fork is hosting the Foodbytes event, where agtech startups will showcase their wares to a panel of judges.
Among the key attractions on the invitation-only forum program is scientific flagship CSIRO sharing “the next big thing” from the science world for Australian agriculture.
The F2F summit follows Rabobank’s F20 food summit convened by Rabobank two years ago on global food security.