Category: News

  • ICL Expands Manufacturing Capabilities and Product Portfolio through Acquisition of Nitro 1000

    ICL, a leading global specialty minerals company, has acquired Nitro 1000, a Brazilian manufacturer specializing in biologicals, for approximately $30 million. This strategic move not only enhances ICL’s presence in the biologicals market but also broadens its product offerings, positioning the company for further growth in new and adjacent end-markets. Nitro 1000’s products, tailored for…

  • Setting Sail: INI Farms Expands India’s Global Footprint in Fruit Exports

    Embark on a groundbreaking journey with INI Farms as they set new horizons in India’s agricultural exports. In a historic move, INI Farms, a part of the esteemed AgroStar group, proudly launches the first-ever shipment of ‘Kimaye’ pomegranates to the United States, marking a pivotal moment in India’s global trade. Travelling an impressive 20,000 kilometers…

  • Unlocking Nature’s Potential: Introducing LINNA® – Revolutionizing Agri-Food Research

      Embark on a journey of discovery with LINNA®, where we’re reshaping the landscape of agri-food research for a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow! In just two short years, LINNA® has unearthed a staggering 146,000 novel natural bioactive compounds, surpassing a third of all previously known compounds (which stood at 440,000). This breakthrough is not just…

  • Introducing the MAAVi Foundation: A Beacon of Social Commitment

    In a powerful testament to their dedication to social responsibility, Kimitec and MAAVi Innovation Center joined forces to establish the MAAVi Foundation in Roquetas de Mar (Almería) back in 2019. This foundation, nestled in Europe’s largest biotechnology hub focused on natural compounds, embodies the shared ethos of sustainability that drives both agriculture and industry, extending…

  • Lavie Bio Secures Second Installment of Corteva Advance Payment

    Lavie Bio Ltd., a prominent agricultural biotechnology company specializing in microbiome-based bio-stimulants and bio-pesticides, and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd., has announced the successful acquisition of the second installment of the advance payment amounting to $2.5 million from Corteva. This achievement follows the fulfillment of the conditions outlined in the licensing agreement signed in July…

  • Corteva Agriscience Launches Corteva Biologicals: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Farming

    Celebrating the one-year milestone since the successful acquisition of Stoller and Symborg, Corteva Agriscience proudly unveils Corteva Biologicals, an innovative portfolio of solutions designed to empower farmers in navigating dynamic market landscapes and evolving agricultural challenges. Through these strategic acquisitions, Corteva has solidified its position as a global leader in the biologicals sector, demonstrating its…

  • AgPlenus Ltd Appoints Dr. Dan Jacob Gelvan as New CEO

    AgPlenus Ltd, a renowned global leader in pioneering sustainable crop protection products and a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd. (Nasdaq: EVGN) (TASE: EVGN), is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Dan Jacob Gelvan as its latest Chief Executive Officer, effective February 19, 2024. Dr. Gelvan brings over thirty years of extensive expertise in leading science…

  • Biotalys Achieves Milestones and Progress in 2023

    Operational Highlights: In 2023, Biotalys demonstrated its commitment to innovation within the biocontrol sector, achieving significant milestones and enhancing internal operations to drive progress in its technology platform and product pipeline. Throughout the year, the company made substantial strides towards the development of its second-generation technology platform, marking a notable advancement in its capabilities. Concurrently,…

  • FAO Director-General Calls for Peace and Food Security Prioritization at G20 Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting

    FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, emphasized the critical importance of peace, acknowledgment of the right to food, and the need for reform within multilateral institutions during the G20 Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting held in Brazil over two days. Addressing the first session, focused on the G20’s role in managing conflicts and international tensions, Qu stressed FAO’s…

  • Collaborative Effort to Develop Sustainable Herbicide: AgPlenus and Bayer Join Forces in AI-Driven Innovation

    AgPlenus Ltd., a subsidiary of Evogene Ltd., has forged a strategic collaboration with Bayer AG to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in the development of a groundbreaking, sustainable herbicide with a broad-spectrum mode of action (MoA), specifically targeting the APTH1 protein. This innovative partnership seeks to tackle pressing challenges faced by farmers, including…