The roots of the companies and brands owned by the Sugat Group are deeply rooted in the Israeli food industry.
Here you can get an idea of the central and significant milestones in their history.
The Israel Salt Industries Company was founded in Atlit.
Sugat was founded in Kiryat Gat as a sugar factory.
Sugat opens its first packaging plant in Israel.
The salt factory was established in Eilat.
Sugat enters the rice market as a major player.
Sugat begins to market a range of legumes.
The Israel Salt Industries are re-branded as Melakh Haaretz, Salt of the Earth.
Sugat launches a line of premium flour.
Sugat launches a line of couscous and short-cut pasta.
Melakh Haaretz (Salt of the Earth) launches a line of premium slat grinders.
Melakh Haaretz is acquired by the Fortissimo Capital investment fund.
Melakh Haaretz acquired Sugat and the companies merge into one.
The retail activity of Shemen Industries is acquired.
Poalim Equity, the investment arm of Bank Hapoalim, invests in Sugat.
The 100th anniversary of Melakh Haaretz is celebrated.
Al Arz Tahini is acquired.
A majority control in Pereg Spices is acquired.