Dangote commences pre-testing of $2bn largest granulated urea fertilizer plant

Dangote Fertilizer Limited has begun countdown to the inauguration of its $2 billion Granulated Urea Fertilizer complex, with several critical sections of the plant going through various stages of pre-commissioning and test-run.  With a capacity of three million tonnes per annum, the plant complex located in...Read more

Cotton Corporation of India launches Cotton Brand ‘Hira’

  The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) launched its own cotton brand ‘Hira’ in Mumbai. CCI felt the need for a brand to assure the consumers of a good & reliable quality input for spinning & further value addition.  CCI, being the single largest cotton trading company in the countr...Read more

Dairy Tech Startup Mr. Milkman forays into Bengaluru  

       Mr. Milkman, the fastest growing dairy tech start-up forays into the Bangalore market through its partnership with prominent dairy players and milk brands namely; Akshayakalpa, HappyMilk, Mathruka, Farm Fresh Organic and Olemoo.  This association enables the partners to mana...Read more

ICL acquires Agritech startup Growers Holdings, Inc.

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company,  recently announced  that it has acquired Growers Holdings, Inc. ('Growers'), an innovator in the field of process and data-driven farming, as ICL further enhances its digital service offering and accelerate...Read more

India's organic food market growing 17% annually: Harsimrat Badal, Union Food Processing Minister  

  “India’s organic food market is growing at 17 per cent annually and has the potential to grow at a faster pace on rising demand for health and wellness food products across the world”, said Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Food Processing Minister. Badal and Smriti Irani Minister for Wome...Read more

GPC celebrates World Pulses Day to achieve ‘Sustainable Development Goals’.

On the evening of February 15, the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) hosted a World Pulses Day dinner in Dubai ahead of the Gulfood food and beverage trade exhibition. The dinner was attended by more than 20 guests representing many key pulse trading nations, including the UAE, India, Turkey, the U.S., Ukraine, Arg...Read more

Israel based startup Equinom raises US$10 Million to accelerate growth

 Kibbutz Givat Brenner, Israel – Equinom, Ltd., the leading seed breeding startup, announces it has closed its Series B round of funding of $10 million, led by BASF Venture Capital, Germany followed by Roquette, France; and Trendlines Group, Israel. Equinom’s current investor, Tel Aviv-based Forti...Read more

ASCI unveils new employment opportunities in Kushal Mohostav  

 Two-day skill exhibition and employment fair was organized at Pandit Deendayal Hastkala Sankul at Bada Lalpur, Varanasi on 12th & 13th of February 2020. The motive of this Mahotsav was to encourage the youth of the state in skill development and to connect them with new employment opportunities. Around 4...Read more

Semios raises $75M funding for data-driven crop management solution

Semios, the leading precision farming platform for permanent crops, has raised US$75 million in private equity funding to advance the development of its data-driven crop management solution. The financing was led by Morningside Group, a Boston-based private equity and venture capital firm. Since its founding in 20...Read more

India’s sugar export may cross 5 MT this year amid global deficit: ISMA

 Amid the global deficit of sugar across the globe, India’s sugar export may cross 5 million tonnes in the marketing year ending September on higher demand from overseas, ISMA (Indian Sugar Mills Association) said on Tuesday. As per reports, the Indian government has allowed export of 6 million tonnes ...Read more

Bee Vectoring Technologies expands its office and R&D Center in Europe

 Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. (the “Company” or “BVT”) (TSXV: BEE) (OTCQB: BEVVF) on recently  announced the opening of its new European office in Switzerland’s Agri & Co Innovation Center, where the Company joins other innovative organizations in the co...Read more

Leading Fruit importer, LGS Specialty Sales announces strong supply start of clemetines in April

 LGS Specialty Sales, a leading importer of citrus, avocados and grapes, announces the start of its Moroccan W. Murcott season with a strong supply of clementines available now through April. The company reports a 15 percent increase in volume this season compared to 2019, and expects fruit to peak at medium ...Read more