USA> Israel based equity crowdsourcing platform OurCrowd and USA based 7thirty Capital is set to launch $30 million fund to invest in cannabis tech

OurCrowd_logo Partnering with 7thirty Capital, Israel based OurCrowd is set to launch $30 million fund to invest in cannabis tech. Set to be based in Boulder, Colorado, USA, the newly established fund will focus on emerging cannabis technology companies in med-tech, ag-tech, retail, e-commerce and marketplaces. The fund is set to be active globally and will include countries such as Israel, More …

PAKISTAN> USA based Cargill is set to invest $200 million in Pakistan

Cargill logo Cargill Inc, which primarily deals with food and agriculture, is set to invest $200 million over the next three to five year in sectors such as dairy, meat to edible oils and animal feed in Pakistan. After the meeting between company executives and Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan, the following statement was made: “Cargill’s proposed investments will support Pakistan’s overall More …

BELGIUM > US based Cargill is set to invest $17.5 million in Belgium based Izegem edible vegetable oil

Cargill logo To advance food safety and infant nutrition, US based Cargill is set to invest $17.5 million in Belgium based Izegem edible vegetable oil. Cargill intends to upgrade the facility to meet the new European infant nutrition food safety legislation. This allows Cargill to increase its’ global edible vegetable oil production business while providing safe and reliable supply of high quality More …

JAPAN > India based UPL group is set to acquire Arysta LifeScience for $4.2 billion

upl logo India based UPL group is set to acquire Arysta LifeScience for $4.2 billion which will enhance UPL’s local farming solutions and synergies to benefit operations in international markets. Arysta LifeScience is the farm pesticides business of investor Bill Ackman’s Platform Specialty Products. The deal is one of the largest outbound deals by an Indian company till date. Arysta LifeScience is More …

USA > Ireland based Total Produce, plc. is set to acquire 45 % of USA based Dole Food Company

Total produce logo David H. Murdock, owner of Dole Food Company, is set to sell 45% equity stake in Dole Food Company to Ireland based Total Produce, plc. The transaction has received approval from European Commission. According to David Murdock: “I am excited for the future of Dole in our relationship with Total Produce. They have a long and successful history in the More …

IRELAND > USA based animal health group Phibro is set to create 150 jobs in Sligo, Ireland

Phibro logo Phibro, an animal health and mineral nutrition company, is set to create 150 jobs in Sligo, Ireland over the next five years. Phibro is headquartered in the US and it plans to establish a biotech facility producing a range of animal health vaccines at the IDA Business Park in Finisklin, Sligo, Ireland. Initially set to focus on producing Phibro’s vaccines More …

KAZAKHSTAN > IFC is set to invest $25 million in KazFoodProducts to boost agribusiness in Kazakhstan

IFC logo     IFC is set to invest $25 million in KazFoodProducts LLP. KazFoodProducts is a leading Kazakh food processing company that operates in grain milling and confectionary sectors. IFC also aim to boost Kazakhstan’s agricultural sector with the investment while also expanding the company’s expansion plan along with enhancing global food security. A company that processes and distributes flour, wheat More …

ETHIOPIA > Agrotop has signed a contract to develop one the largest poultry farms in Africa and the Middle East

Agrotop logo A global leading player in livestock turnkey projects, Agrotop has signed a contract to develop a large scale poultry integration project with Nutropia Poultry & Feed in Ethiopia. Nutropia will receive knowledge transfer and management services from Agrotop in which Agrotop will also design, build and equip the project. The headquarters of the farm is to be at Addis Ababa More …