Azelis India to extend portfolio with acquisition of Spectrum Chemicals' distribution assets

Azelis, an innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients distribution industry, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the distribution assets of the Indian companies Spectrum Chemicals and Nortons Exim Private Limited (“Spectrum”). Both companies are owned b...Read more


CNH Industrial acquires a minority stake in Bennamann

CNH Industrial announced that it has completed the acquisition of a minority stake in Bennamann Ltd., a UK based, fast growing agricultural technology company in the field of clean energy. This acquisition will see CNH Industrial become Bennamann’s exclusive strategic agricultural technology partner. This p...Read more


APEDA organizes virtual BSM with Nepal for harnessing agri-exports potential  

In a bid to strengthen the foot-print of India’s agricultural and processed food products export to Nepal, APEDA organized a virtual Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) in association with Indian Embassy, Kathmandu. Under the BSM, key stakeholders such as officials and trade representatives from India and Nepal came on...Read more


CNH Industrial acquires a minority stake in Augmenta

CNH Industrial announced that it has completed its acquisition of a minority stake in Augmenta, an agricultural technology company, focused on automating farming operations using computer vision and artificial intelligence ‘on the edge’, whereby data is processed in real time, directly by the system. T...Read more


Cargill expands Canadian crop inputs business with Precision Ag acquisition

Following a successful 22-year joint venture, Cargill will purchase south-eastern Saskatchewan crop inputs retailer, Precision Ag, in a move that deepens its commitment to farmers in the region. The business will continue to operate as Precision Ag, based in Griffin, SK and there will be no changes for its 23 emp...Read more


NutryFarm to procure fresh Durian from Thailand

NutryFarm International Limited has announced that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Global Agricapital Holdings Pte Ltd has entered into two binding purchase agreements with Royal Farm Group Co, Ltd and Thung Thang Thong Co Ltd.  Under the agreements, GAH has entrusted RFG and TTT to purchase an estima...Read more


APEDA's first agri, processed food fair draws record-high international participation

First Virtual Trade Fair (VTF) organised by APEDA to boost the export potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products during the COVID-19 pandemic drew a huge response from participants, exporters and buyers from countries including India, UAE, Brazil, New Zealand and France. The VTF organised...Read more


11th edition of India Chem-2021 to commence from Mar 17

DV Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizer will inaugurate the 11th edition of India Chem-2021 on March 17, 2021 in the presence of Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Chemicals & Fertilizers. India Chem is one of the lar...Read more


APEDA, GAIC hold Exporters’ Conclave in Gujarat  

 As part of the nationwide celebration of 75 years of India’s independence or ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) organised an Exporters Conclave in association with Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Limited (GAIC). Disc...Read more


APEDA organizes first virtual trade fair to boost agri, processed foods export

In a first of its kind initiative for boosting export potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products during COVID19 pandemic, APEDA has launched its first Virtual Trade Fair (VTF) yesterday on 10th March 2021. The fair will conclude on March 12, 2021. The fair with a theme ‘India Rice a...Read more


KWS acquires tomato breeding company Geneplanta

 KWS is consolidating the expansion of its new vegetable seed business with the acquisition of the vegetable seed company Geneplanta S.r.l., domiciled in Noceto/Parma, Italy. The Company, founded in 2011, focuses on breeding, production and sales of tomato varieties. Its main sales areas are realized in Italy...Read more


38 private farm markets with Rs 300 Cr investment established in 3-year span: Ag Minister

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in the Lok Sabha on March 9, “Private companies have developed 38 farm markets in four states with a total investment of over Rs 300 crore in the last three years". As per the 2006 National Commission on Farmers’ Report, the minister said that t...Read more