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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Israel

WakeUp® Drink Offsets “Post-Lunch Dip Syndrome”

A recent clinical study supports using a new, natural beverage to overcome “Post-lunch Dip Syndrome” (PLD). Backed by research at the Rambam Health Care Campus and the Technion medical faculty in Haifa, Israel, the new “WakeUp® post-lunch waker” daily beverage helps alleviate after-lunch fatigue. The study, published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Management, involved 30,000 U.S. workers and showed that, unlike caffeine, WakeUp has a long-lasting effect and is not affiliated with elevated blood pressure or pulse rate.

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Israel

New Umami Salt Wins SIAL Innovation Selection

Salt of the Earth will launch its award-winning, innovative Umami-Essence Sea Salt at the upcoming SIAL, Paris, 2014 show. The Umami Essence Sea Salt is perfect for enhancing and boosting flavour in homemade recipes, while helping to reduce sodium. The new, natural Umami sea salt won the SIAL Innovation Selection 2014 and is nominated for the Grand Prix SIAL Innovation 2014 (SIAL Innovation 2014 Awards).

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Friday 05 September 2014

Israel

Salt of the Earth Reveals New GRI Sustainability Report

Salt of the Earth among 36 companies worldwide meeting GRI-G4 sustainability reporting materiality requirements

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Tuesday 27 May 2014

Israel

Salt of the Earth Puts €1 Million into Packaging Makeover

Salt of the Earth introduced a new, sophisticated automatic packaging production line to improve quality and expand packaging options. The total investment is €1 million.

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Friday 20 September 2013

Israel

Fruit and Vegetable Essence-Colored Low-sodium Salt Designed for Kids

Salt of the Earth launches low sodium sea salt supplemented with fruit and vegetable essences at Anuga, 5-9th October 2013, Cologne, Germany, Hall 2.1, Stand C28/D25. WonderSalt helps facilitate the new, lower sodium intake targets for children.

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Wednesday 19 June 2013

Israel

Farm investment in India

The state government on Thursday submitted a proposal for an India-Israel centre of excellence on vegetables after months of persuasion by Israeli embassy.

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Thursday 13 June 2013

Israel

Dealing with locusts

The plague of locusts that has swept Israel’s South on and off for the past few months has been entirely eradicated without damaging farmland, the Agriculture Ministry announced on Monday.

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Friday 17 May 2013

Israel

A look at farming

According to the new Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Yair Shamir, "Advancing agricultural and rural settlement and encouraging the demographic growth in peripheral settlements while keeping the environment and nature safe will remain at the top of the Ministry's priorities in the years to come."

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Israel

Dealing with locusts

The Ministry of Agriculture announced, Sunday, that it has created a situation room in the area hit by this spring's invasion of locusts.

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Friday 03 May 2013

Israel

High-Tech farming

As the world’s population grows, farmers are using technology to “tease” more crops out of the ground.

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Saturday 23 March 2013

Israel

Bad news for farmers

Additional bands of locusts entered Israel throughout the day on Tuesday, marking a week since the first wave of bugs flew across the Sinai border and landed here.

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Thursday 14 March 2013

Israel

More locusts on the way

Southerly winds may blow a new swarm of locusts into the country over the weekend, farmers in Israel’s Negev feared Thursday.

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Wednesday 13 March 2013

Israel

Locust problems

Agriculture Ministry teams feverishly sprayed the South’s fields by air and on the ground on Wednesday, in attempts to ward off a swarm of locusts that had infiltrated Israel on Tuesday.

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Friday 22 February 2013

Israel

Vegetable farmin

An Israeli agricultural organization is employing the same advanced technologies to monitor pesticide presence in their vegetables as the FBI and CIA are using to prevent potential chemical terrorism in America.

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Friday 30 November 2012

Israel

Fishing and farming

Israel eased restrictions on Gaza fishermen and farmers on Saturday, Palestinian officials said, advancing a three-day-old truce brokered by Egypt after a week of fierce fighting.

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Monday 12 November 2012

Israel

Poultry and egg poblems

The Poultry Breeders Association has stopped delivering eggs to supermarkets over a price dispute, with breeders saying they will not resume supply until government meets their demand for an extra four agorot per egg delivered.

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Wednesday 07 November 2012

Israel

Far too many pesticides

Israeli farmers use the largest amount of active chemical pesticides per agricultural dunam out of all OECD countries, a Central Bureau of Statistics survey has revealed.

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Saturday 13 October 2012

Israel

Helping Thai farmers

Sitting under a pergola dissipating the blazing September sun of northern Thailand, beef cow farmer Punya Prachachit says he can’t believe he was making so many simple mistakes for so many years.

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Tuesday 11 September 2012

Israel

Help for Indian farmers

A world-class agriculture research and high-tech farming training institute is to be set up in Gujarat in collaboration with Israel government.

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Friday 24 August 2012

Israel

Farm thefts on the rise

Two men convicted of assisting in the theft of a tractor have been sentenced to 18 and 15 months in jail and a fine of 10,000 shekels each.

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Sunday 08 July 2012

Israel

Poultry investment in Europe

Israeli banks have financed the construction of major facilities for the breeding of turkeys in Belarus.

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Friday 06 July 2012

Israel

African farm investment

Rwanda and Israel are set to enter into a joint partnership to strengthen cooperation in agriculture and rural development, according to officials from both countries.

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Thursday 28 June 2012

Israel

Checking milk quality

The development of a new screening system to detect possible adulteration of milk is underway, said International Dairy Federation expert Dr Steve Holroyd (NZ) at the annual IDF/ISO Analytical Week in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Friday 15 June 2012

Israel

Problems in the poultry industry

The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of Newcastle disease in Hadarom and Hazafon.

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Thursday 31 May 2012

Israel

LycoRed Doubles Production of Natural Red Color to Meet Growing Demand

LycoRed Ltd., Israel, announces production of Tomat-O-Red®, the only FDA-approved, all-natural red color based on lycopene, has doubled in the past month. This reflects the drive to meet a growing market demand among food and beverage manufacturers.

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Tuesday 22 May 2012

Israel

Help for African farmers

ZANZIBAR and Israel have agreed to constitute working groups to further promote agricultural cooperation.

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Sunday 06 May 2012

Israel

Potato problems

PA authorities say the move is intended to help Palestinian potato farmers who complain market is flooded with cheap Israeli spuds.

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Friday 27 April 2012

Israel

Help to develop farming

After a day touring Negev research sites and planting trees with fellow diplomats, the Kenyan ambassador to Israel is eager to bring seeds produced here back to the arid lands of his eastern African home.

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Sunday 22 April 2012

Israel

A boost for farming

After a day touring Negev research sites and planting trees with fellow diplomats, the Kenyan ambassador to Israel is eager to bring seeds produced here back to the arid lands of his eastern African home.

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Wednesday 11 April 2012

Israel

Newcastle disease

The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Hazafon, affecting broilers and table egg layers.

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Wednesday 04 April 2012

Israel

Milk and eggs

For the first time in the history of the state, 12 Arab dairy farmers and 24 Arab poultry farmers received state quotas to sell eggs and milk on the regulated market.

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Friday 23 March 2012

Israel

Newcastle disease

There has been a further six outbreaks of newcastle disease reported to the OIE by Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Israel.

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Sunday 18 March 2012

Israel

Fish farming in the Desert

Somebody jotting down ideas for enterprises to pursue in a desert might not hit on the idea of breeding fish. At least not straight away.

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Sunday 26 February 2012

Israel

Loaded cattle and truck stolen

A truck carrying calves from southern Israel to a ranch in the Golan Heights was taken over by a masked gunman north of the Dead Sea on Tuesday in a robbery scene reminiscent of a Wild West film.

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Saturday 25 February 2012

Israel

Cattle stolen at gun point

A truck carrying calves from southern Israel to a ranch on the Golan Heights was taken over by a masked gunman north of the Dead Sea on Tuesday in a robbery scene reminiscent of a Wild West film.

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Saturday 11 February 2012

Israel

Animal rights and the poultry industry

The Knesset Education, Culture and Sport Committee on Monday rejected an Agriculture Ministry proposal for stricter legislation on chicken battery cages.

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Monday 06 February 2012

Israel

Science and farming

Scientists in Israel have developed a way of using satellite images to help farmers detect small-scale changes in climate and improve their harvests, a method that could bolster food supplies for an increasingly hungry world population.

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Thursday 19 January 2012

Israel

Farm venture with India

Israel and India have taken another step towards widening their bilateral cooperation in the field agriculture, as Jerusalem and New Delhi have announced launching the second phase of a three-year agriculture work plan.

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Thursday 15 December 2011

Israel

Vietnamese dairy investment

The Israeli government is to invest an extra US$100 million into the TH True Milk's industrial dairy farm project, in the Nghe An area.

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Thursday 17 November 2011

Israel

Dairy farm problems

After protests about high living costs - including the price of dairy products - the Israeli government intervened in the market, lowering import barriers. Many farmers are now worried for their futures, as the BBC's Philip Hampsheir found when he visited a dairy farm near Nazareth for Middle East Business Report.

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Saturday 12 November 2011

Israel

Dairy farming

After protests about high living costs - including the price of dairy products - the Israeli government intervened in the market, lowering import barriers. Many farmers are now worried for their futures, as the BBC's Philip Hampsheir found when he visited a dairy farm near Nazareth for Middle East Business Report.

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Friday 21 October 2011

Israel

Bluetongue in cattle

An outbreak of Bluetongue has been reported to the OIE by Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel.

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Tuesday 11 October 2011

Israel

Farm venture in India

Terming West Bengal a land of great opportunities, the Israeli envoy to India Tuesday said his country was eager to set up an India-Israel centre of excellence in the field of agriculture in the state.

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Tuesday 30 August 2011

Israel

Promoting eggs

Eggs, one of the most commonly consumed breakfast foods in the United States, have long been a subject of controversy. Are they healthy or are they a high-cholesterol trap? The answer depends on what the hen eats, says a Tel Aviv University researcher.

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Monday 29 August 2011

Israel

Dairy farm problems

Dairymen are calling Netanyahu's decision cruel and idiotic, and said that it will destroy dairy farming in Israel.

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Wednesday 24 August 2011

Israel

Dairy farm problems

Israel's dairymen and dairy industry in general are furious at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for adopting the Kedmi committee recommendations to allow expanded cheese and powdered milk imports and to cut the price of raw milk sent to dairies by NIS 0.06 per liter . The Israeli Cattle Breeders Association met today to discuss protest actions.

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Monday 02 May 2011

Israel

Newcastle disease in poultry

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 13 dated 13 April to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

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Wednesday 27 April 2011

Israel

Weed killer firm sold

DuPont Crop Protection, the world's biggest maker of generic agro-chemicals, yesterday revealed it is selling its global non-mixture diuron business to Israel's MA Industries.

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Tuesday 12 April 2011

Israel

Newcastle disease

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up report No. 1 dated 24 March to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

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Friday 01 April 2011

Israel

Poultry farm reform

The Knesset's Education Committee will vote today on the planned reform in the poultry farms, ahead of the second and third reading of the law in the Knesset, reports Israel National News.

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