Company Profile

AGRIDERA Seeds & Agriculture Ltd.

In 1952, a group of families consisting of farmers and academics established the Zeraim Gedera company.
In the early 2000’s, the company split into two sister companies - Zeraim Gedera and Agridera Seeds & Agriculture Ltd.


The former, which focused on vegetable seeds, was sold to Syngenta, the Basel-based agrochemical, and seed company. Agridera Seeds & Agriculture Ltd., however, continues to be owned by the founding families.

Agridera is one of the oldest seed companies in Israel, specializing in the cultivation, production, processing, sale, and marketing of field crops, vegetables, and ornamental flowers for the Israeli and global market.

Agridera holds a farm east of Gedera, a town in the center of Israel. The farm covers nearly 2000 dunams (2 million square meters) of growing areas and greenhouses for personal use, as well as for farmers and external seed companies.

As a seed company, we deal with the value chain of vegetable seeds and field crops, including:

  • Cultivating new varieties of wheat, barley, tomatoes, and ornamental sunflowers.Production in the farming fields, as well as at numerous growing stations in Israel and around the globe.
  • Producing and processing high-quality seeds in the company’s factory.
  • Marketing and sales, by an experienced and professional team, of hybrid vegetable seeds, as well as numerous varieties of field crops, e.g., wheat, barley, clover, vetches, and watermelon.


About us

All of our activities focus on farmers. Our personnel are in direct contact with growers in order to better assess their needs and assist in a variety of selections, as well as to guide and support them throughout the stages of growth. Our cooperation and committment support the development and prosperity of our clients’ business activities.

We see ourselves as partners in promoting farmers in Israel and across the globe. We devote significant efforts in fostering new markets in the developing world. We invest effort and knowledge in providing solutions to the challenges facing our customers in all corners of the world.

Our varieties, vegetables, field crops, and hybrids excel at adapting to growth in challenging environmental conditions because we have cultivated their disease tolerance and ability to grow in a variety of conditions. Increased field tolerance means less need for chemical use. In this way, we contribute to environmental preservation and sustainability.

For its R&D purposes, Agridera conducts numerous cooperation’s in the field
of agricultural and genetic research with top ranking academic institutes, such as:
Agridera Ltd. is an official member of the seeds sector at the Federation
of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and International Seed Federation (ISF).