Stats show that Israelis eat four times the daily allowance of carbohydrates, on average, and far too much protein too. Not healthy.
The survey looked at prices on the websites of Mega and Super-Sol, the two biggest chains in the country.
Government-controlled egg prices should increase by four and a half agorot per egg at the retail level, an interministerial committee recommended, due to higher production costs.
Chicken Breeders' Association secretary announces Saturday night they would stop supplying eggs to retail outlets over the farmers' demand for an additional 4-agorot per egg.
Tnuva executives, speaking on condition of anonymity, said they had no choice but to raise most dairy products because the 9.5% increase in raw-milk prices is costing the company NIS 15 million a month.
Complicating implementation of the agreement is the opposition of milk producers from moshav cooperative communities, who produce nearly half of the country's milk.
Retail cucumber prices may not jump as much, however, but some predict consumers may go as high as NIS 12 per kilo or even higher.
Finance Ministry wants to open the milk and dairy markets to competition by significantly reducing import duties.
Increase due to 9.5 percent-hike in price dairies pay for raw milk; Finance Ministry to encourage import of foreign dairy products by cutting their customs duties.
Israelis have perfected the art of making pomegranate wine for a high-end market. A tip: You can't start from pomegranate juice.
Collectives’ accountant casts doubt on their ability to survive competition from around the world.
Israel's olive farmers are fighting importers to save their ancient livelihood.
Cows to get sensors that alert the doctor when they're not feeling well.
Afimilk company wins tender to establish $500-million milking project on the world's largest dairy farm, to be established in China over the next two years.
Contending with temperatures of 38 to 40 degrees Celsius in the shade , cows in the northern valleys and Lower Galilee cut milk output by 25% or more, farmers say.
Prices of Dairy Products, Eggs and Chicken to Increase Up to 17%, Says Israel's Agriculture Ministry
Protest group Israel is Dear to Us issues statement demanding agriculture and trade "stop encouraging increases in the cost of living though declarations and permits for additional price hikes."
The margin on peaches reached 31.1% in June 2012, compared with 25.1% a year ago, and the margin on plums widened to 59.7% from 44.2%.
Apart from the seasonal needs, the agreement will gradually cut the number of foreign workers in the field from 25,000 to 16,000.
Sources say delay due to Prime Minister Netanyahu's failure to garner support for panel's proposals from majority of cabinet ministers.
Former rival confident he can resurrect Israel's most famous produce exporter, once those pesky strawberry export rights are ironed out.
According to OECD figures, Israel ranks third in the world in terms of vegetable consumption, behind Greece and Turkey, and third in sweet consumption.
TA-100 up 2% for the week, banks climb 4%, real estate shares jump 5.6%
Move follows a government decision from 2009 to include Arab dairy and poultry farmers in system.
Water quotas for agriculture to rise 11%.
The fees are meant to cover the cost of city inspections. Petah Tikva raised its fees from 4 agorot per kilogram to 30 agorot, a 650% increase.
Calves were being taken from a quarantine station near Eilat to a ranch in the Golan Heights, where they were to be fattened before slaughter.
The Logistica Trade Fair is the leading trade exhibition for the industry, with more than 2,400 companies representing the entire fruit and vegetable supply chain from the farmer to the exporter.
Tomatoes were actually marked up 194%, not 85% as the ministry had said.
Growers in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and other countries have seized a growing share of the export market because of their low labor and water costs with which Israeli growers can not compete.