Nigeria’s sugar processor BUA seals pact with Netafim on automated sugar irrigation project

NIGERIA – BUA Group, parent company of the BUA Sugar Refinery Limited has signed an agreement with Netafim, an Israeli manufacturer of irrigation equipment, for the development of a fully automated sugarcane irrigation project. Under […]

Corteva to invest in Israel-based agric research company Lavie Bio

ISRAEL – Corteva Inc. plans to invest in Israel based Lavie Bio Ltd. that seeks to develop and commercialize environmentally friendly products for agricultural production. Corteva’s investment in Lavie Bio will include the exchange of […]

Ghana teams up with Israel on scientific research of cocoa swollen shoot disease

GHANA – Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and the Volcani Centre of Israel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a scientific research collaboration that seeks to eliminate the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD). […]

Froneri agrees to acquire Israeli ice cream business from Nestle

ISRAEL – Global private label ice cream leader, Froneri has agreed to acquire Noga Ice Creams Limited, a Nestle-owned ice cream business in Israel for an undisclosed sum. The move, which is subject to regulatory […]

Israeli foodtech DouxMatok raises US$22m for sugar reduction solutions

ISRAEL – DouxMatok, an Israeli flavor ingredients solution provider has raised US$22 million in Series B funding round to enhance commercialization of its sugar reduction solutions to the food industry. Led by BlueRed Partners from […]

New Israeli consortium to invest US$100m in foodtech startups

ISRAEL – Finistere Ventures, a global agri-food investment leader in collaboration with three Israeli companies have created one of the largest consortia looking to invest US$100 million in the country’s foodtech start-ups. The venture capital […]

Mars partners with Israeli venture fund to foster food innovation

ISRAEL – Mars Incorporated has partnered with Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), an Israel based venture capital fund to enhance innovation focused on food, wellness, agriculture and nutrition. The collaboration will see the partners work with […]

Cargill invests in Israeli startup Aleph Farms to underpin protein focus

ASIA – Cargill is investing in Israeli cultured meat company, Aleph Farms which has raised US$11.65 million in a series A round of funding. According to Cargill, the investment diversifies its protein interests to meet […]

Givaudan partners Israeli incubator The Kitchen to drive food innovation

ISRAEL – World’s leading flavor and fragrances company, Givaudan has partnered with the Israeli-based technology incubator owned by the Strauss Group, to accelerate innovation in the food sector. According to Givaudan, the partnership will enable […]

Israeli’s Tipa company partners with Bio4Pack and Servo Artpack to create compostable packaging

ISRAEL – Tipa, a bio-based packaging company, has partnered with Bio4Pack and Servo Artpack to create compostable packaging for Dutch coffee brand Peeze. According to the company, the making of Peeze’s packaging is designed to […]