Archive for the ‘Agribusiness’ Category

India-Israel FTA to boost trade: Israeli envoy

India and Israel can invent, produce and market products together once they sign Free Trade Agreement (FTA), said Israeli Ambassador to India Alon Ushpiz.

Eden Springs sells Europe, Israel business to Rhone Capital

(Reuters) – Mayanot Eden, best known for its Eden Springs office watercooler brand, agreed to sell its European and Israeli operations to New York-based private equity firm Rhone Capital LLC for 70 million euros ($93.4 million).

Israel to work on agricultural projects in eight states

Women labourers collect wheat at a Punjab State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited Warehouse in Amritsar. REUTERS ith the inauguration of a new Centre of Excellence for Vegetables and Fruits in Haryana, Israel is planning to collaborate with India on various agriculture projects in Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, UP and West Bengal.

Coke’s Marketing Campaign Strikes Out Again In Israel

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) can’t seem to catch a break. The soft drink company is in hot water again, and this time, it’s in Israel.

Desert Locust situation update

Hopper bands in Israel for the first time in 50 years; adult groups in interior of Saudi Arabia As a result of egg-laying in mid-March and low temperatures, hatching occurred from mid-April onwards in the western Negev Desert of Israel and in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt where hoppers are now forming groups and bands […]

Evogene Signals Possible U.S. Listing as Israel ‘Not Enough’

Evogene Ltd. (EVGN), which uses plant genomics to develop products for the agriculture and biofuel industries, is weighing additional listings as the company seeks to draw investors from abroad. “We are currently in the Tel Aviv 100 Index but that’s not enough,” Ofer Haviv, chief executive officer of the Rehovot, Israel-based company, told Bloomberg in […]

Israel: 2012 was year of « accelerated development in agriculture »

According to the new Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Yair Shamir, « Advancing agricultural and rural settlement and encouraging the demographic growth in peripheral settlements while keeping the environment and nature safe will remain at the top of the Ministry’s priorities in the years to come. »

Taking Israeli agritech on the road.

Five Israeli companies bring their farming innovations on a five-city US roadshow For CEOs of start-ups, spreading the word on a new idea or technology is a bit like being a missionary. In order to get people to believe in what you’re doing, you need to be a super-believer yourself, preparing your presentation to perfection, […]