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IG International Signs a Deal with Ben Dor Fruits for Plantations of Stone Fruit & Pome Fruit

The company’s organized and strategic sourcing system, augmented by a seamless supply chain with a well-connected overseas procurement network, enables them to import best-of-breed fruits from 22 different countries.

Shivam Dwivedi
Fresh Fruits & Vegetables
Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

IG International, one of India’s leading fresh fruit importers, has settled into an agreement with Ben Dor Fruits & Nurseries which grants them the license to cultivate plantations of stone fruit and pome fruits. This arrangement will be done to nurture one million genetically-blessed and superior plants and grow them exclusively in India.          

Acclaimed as the leading fresh fruit importer in India, IG International is entrenched with a renowned reputation for more than 50 years in this market segment.

The company’s organized and strategic sourcing system, augmented by a seamless supply chain with a well-connected overseas procurement network, enables them to import best-of-breed fruits from 22 different countries.

Established in 1880, Ben Dor has been dedicated to the development in the fields of varieties cultivation, nursery and growing deciduous orchards, mainly stone fruits, specializing in early and late season varieties but maintaining a steady supply of top-quality produce throughout the season.

Ben Dor develops new fruit varieties with a special emphasis on flavor and aroma. Performing all stages from the pollination until the high-quality tasty fruit is delivered to the consumers' home.

Speaking on the grant of the license, Tarun Arora, Director of Finance and Operations of IG International, said, “This is big for Indian agriculture. This is one of the biggest deals in plant genetics and nurseries. It's a big win for the Indian apple industry. Ben-Dor is the best partner and has the most superior plant genetics in the world. The values and strategy completely align with our vision. We look forward to working closely together on this.”

“We look for the most professional and reliable partners and are thankful to have reached an agreement with IG, to develop and introduce varieties where quality and flavor is appreciated. India is strategically important for us for the coming decades for the development of the high-quality plantation. We hope to be a significant positive impact to the local farming sector” added Edo Ben Dor, founder, Ben Dor Fruits & Nurseries. 

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