Rabobank invests US$74.8 million into Rabo Frontier Ventures

NETHERLANDS - Rabobank, a multinational company offering food and agricultural financial services, has invested US$74.8 million to fund the Rabo Frontier Ventures that seeks to elevate emerging fintech and food & agri companies. Rabo Frontier Ventures will receive financing from the Rabobank meant to support and boost fintech and food & agri innovations. This is…

Domestic demand to continue dominating vegetables market – Rabobank

NETHERLANDS - Rabobank’s World Vegetable Map 2018 has projected that a greater part of the world’s fresh and unprocessed products will continue to be consumed in the domestic market in 2018. Despite the international trends such as the emergence of greenhouse vegetable cultivation and ‘vertical farming’ initiatives, only around 5% of all vegetables grown worldwide…

Rabobank, UN launch US$1b fund to boost sustainable farming

NEW YORK - Rabobank has launched a US$1 billion fund with the United Nations to finance farmers as they transition to more sustainable practices. Rabobank plans to offer a mix of grants, loans with lower interest rates and insurance products with the three-year programme, a move that came after food companies and consumers were demanding…