Haifa Group expands to India



Haifa Group is expanding its worldwide activities to India, having signed a collaborative agreement with the Indian Group DEEPAK on 31 March 2024. Deepak is the public company in India and also the parent company of Mahadan Agrtech Limited (MAL), which specializes in unique fertilizers. Haifa Group and Deepak will cooperate towards significantly improving innovation and sustainability in the field of plant nutrition and agriculture in India over the course of the coming years. This new strategic cooperation is expected to provide Indian farmers with access to advanced plant nutrition solutions and effective Nutrigation practices toimprove crop yields and  quality, while focusing on resource preservation and reduction of environmental pollution.
The companies will additionally work together to raise awareness around precision plant nutrition , with emphasis on accessibility of modern solutions to Indian farmers, as a means of improving food  security, and enhancing the farmer’s income and India’s economy.
DEEPAK is a large  public company in India specializing in the production, in India, of ammonia and bulk fertilizers as well as speciality  fertilizers. The company has a significant foothold in the Indian subcontinent and markets its products to a multitude of farmers via hundreds of active distributors and dealers

Motti Levin, CEO, Haifa Group: “I am pleased we have reached this agreement with MAL, which aims to support the agricultural sector in India. Blending our expertise and resources with MAL’s local knowhow, we aim to leverage technology towards offering innovative solutions  to the evolving needs of India’s farmers. Through this collaboration, we will empower Indian farmers, providing them with access to advanced agricultural practices and specialized crop nutrition solutions customized to their specific requirements.”
Natan Feldman, VP Marketing, Business Development & Innovation, Haifa Group: “We are proud to present this collaborative agreement, where both companies will work to raise awareness of precision farming focused on Indian farmers, and improving their nutritional security while enhancing their incomes and India’s economy.”

About MAL:
Mahadhan Agritech Limited (MAL), formerly known as Smartchem Technologies Limited (STL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (DFPCL), the leading producer in India of industrial chemicals and fertilizers. With a strong presence in technical ammonium nitrate (mining chemicals), industrial cleaners, and crop nutrition (fertilizers), the company supports critical sectors in the economy, such as infrastructure, mining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture. DFPCL is a diversified Indian conglomerate, is publicly registered, and operates factories in four states, namely: Maharashtra (Taloja), Gujarat (Dahej), Andhra Pradesh (Srikakulam) and Haryana (Panipat).