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Organic Palestinian Dead Sea salt


Titre : Organic Palestinian Dead Sea salt

Pays : Palestine

Dates : Start date : 1 January 2012 End date : 21 December 2020

Identification projet : NL-KVK-27378529-PSIP11OT2E

Programme : Private Sector Investment programme (PSI)

The local partner is a Dead Sea salt producer that has the Palestinian Territory as his market, while the applicant sells table salt in the Middle East and is looking for new sources for his supplies. The refinery is based in a military zone north of the Dead Sea on the West Bank, with an Israeli Defence Force base at 200 m distance. The packaging facility will be located in Jericho 14 km from the refinery. The applicant Hisham Younis and Partners Co (2005) is a marketing, distribution and sales company for raw Dead Sea salt, iodised table salt, bath salt and Dead Sea mud products. The local partner is West Bank Salt Works Ltd. (1967), they produce bulk iodised table salt, packed in 25 kg units for the local intermediary Palestinian market. The partners will set up a joint venture. The project will upgrade and professionalise the refinery firstly to renew outdated equipment and secondly to become organic, ISO and HACCP certified in order to be able to enter new, high quality table salt markets. In addition, they will establish a packaging facility to supply consumer products that will meet the demands of the international high-end consumer markets. This will make it possible to export to the Middle East (Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and the Gulf States), the US and the EU.

Partenaire (s) : Netherlands Enterprise Agency, West Bank Salt Works Ltd., Hisham Younis and Partners Co

Budget Total : €699,553

Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)

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