Hishtil buys Ringel Nurseries' dianthus activities

Hishtil Nurseries has announced a deal has been agreed for the acquisition of the Dianthus activities of Ringel Nurseries.

Founded in 1958, Ringel Nursery has specialised in the production of unrooted and rooted Dianthus cuttings for the European market, introducing the ‘Roselly’ range of pot carnations and more recently the ‘Summers’ range of garden pinks.
Under the agreement all Dianthus activities of Ringel Nursery will be transferred to Hishtil in a phased transition with the target completion date of 1 May 2017. Avi Hoffman and Moshe Zwiebel will remain as consultants to Hishtil in a technical capacity ensuring ongoing support in the stock plant production, propagation & variety selection.
The Dianthus production will be transferred to Hishtils Nehalim Nursery in central Israel and added to the Hishtil young plant production. Established in 1974, Hishtil grown to 21 hectares of young plant production across 4 sites in Israel. Specialising in the production of herbs, vegetables & ornamental plants as well as certified organic lines supplied to growers and propagators around the world.
Hishtil general manager Amit Dagan said: "We are very pleased to acquire the Dianthus activities of Ringel Nursery and especially pleased to retain the services of Avi and Moshe to support us in developing the range. We can see a good potential in these plants both for us and our customers."
Signing the deal between Ringel and Hishtil took place in continuation of a long-standing relationship between the Ringel and Dagan families. Yehezkel Dagan, founder of Hishtil, learned and was influenced on the subject of planting from Moshe Ringel founder of Ringel nursery.

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