Archive for the ‘Agribusiness’ Category

Alon Holdings Blue Square – Israel Ltd. Announces Name Change to Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd.

Alon Holdings Blue Square-Israel Ltd. (BSI) (hereinafter: “the Company”) announced that following the approval by the Company’s shareholders at the general meeting held on February 12, 2013 and approval by the Israeli Registrar of Companies, the name of the Company has been changed to “Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd.”

Israel’s ambassador to Georgia offers cooperation

Yuval Fuchs, Israel’s Ambassador to Georgia, tells DF Watch that cooperation between Israeli and Georgia should be strengthened and he thinks Israel is able to help Georgia in terms of economic development, especially in agriculture.

Community food system provider Farmigo raises $8M from Sherbrooke, RSF and Benchmark

Community-oriented food system provider Farmigo has raised $8 million in second financing funding round led by Sherbrooke Capital and RSF Social Finance, joined by first round lead investor Benchmark Capital. In addition Farmigo has launched the first online farmer’s market to connect communities – such as workplaces, schools and community centers – directly to local farms to provide a personalized online […]

BDS Tries to Keep Israel’s SodaStream Out of Super Bowl

As cheerleaders shake their pom poms, top-dollar players hone their victory dances, and marketers prepare to rake in the dough raised through advertising and sales, Super Bowl XLVII will not just showcase a rivalry between this year’s best winningest football teams, but stands to highlight a burgeoning campaign against Israeli life in the biblical heartland.

SodaStream Counts on Super Bowl Ads for Sales: Israel Overnight

From Bloomberg By Leon Lazaroff on December 06, 2012   SodaStream International Ltd. (SODA), the Israeli maker of home soda machines that is set for the longest stretch of weekly gains since July, is counting on advertising during the Super Bowl and on YouTube to boost revenue.

Indo-Israel Agriculture: Technical assistance from abroad to help boost production

Bihar farmers would soon learn the secret of Israel’s success in agriculture. The agriculture department is working on an ambitious plan, under which a centre of excellence for vegetables and a centre of excellence for fruits would be developed.

Zvi Segal, the patriarch of the Segal winemaking family has passed away at the age of 87

Zvi Segal, the patriarch of the Segal winemaking family has passed away at the age of 87. He was managing director of Segal Wines-Carmei Zion, until his retirement in 1995. Under his management, the company were known for their innovative labels, quality spirits and gourmet foods. In the early 1980’s their red wines in particular, […]

Israel: Benefits of modified packing and storage for cucumbers

Cucumbers belong to the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) and although in culinary terms they are considered a vegetable, botanically speaking, they are a seed bearing fruit. Although cucumbers have very few calories (approx. 15 in 100g) they certainly don’t lack important nutrients providing a variety of health supportive phytonutrients including flavonoids, triterpenes and lignans (1). They […]