Zeraim Gedera Woos China With Virus-resistant Tomato

Zeraim Gedera has signed marketing agreements to sell $2 million in tomato seeds to China, the company announced yesterday. The agreement was completed after the company developed, together with the Faculty of Agriculture of the Hebrew University, Rehovot, a species of tomato that is resistant to a virus that is attacking this crop in southern China. Zeraim Gedera, which specialized in developing vegetable varieties with specific characteristics, was acquired by Markstone, which is planning on bringing it public according to a value of $100 million.