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About Rabobank

Supporting farmers and their families

Supporting farmers,

families & communities

We were founded in 1898 by farmers looking to support each other's businesses and give rural communities access to fair financing.

Now we're one of the world's largest rural lenders but we remain true to our core mission: to create value for our clients, employees and the rural communities where we work.

We work for you...

not for shareholders

Our cooperative origins mean that we don’t have to answer to shareholder demands, so we can focus on you, and take a long-term view of your business.

We reinvest 100% of our deposits into local agribusiness, supporting the livelihood of farmers and rural communities.

By farmers, for farmers

By farmers, for farmers


We believe in 'old fashioned' personal service and have a deep knowledge of agribusiness right across the value chain.

Investing for the future

Investing in the future

of farming

Our support of the food and agribusiness industry is underpinned by strong engagement and collaboration with our clients.

We also take an advocacy role to drive the future prosperity of the industry through initiatives like the F20 (Food 20) Summit for global food security.