Last month Grapa and Giumarra conducted their annual open field day for the ARRA varieties in Bakersfield, California. "Over 300 visitors from all over the world attended the ARRA breading program in Giumarra vineyards, making this field day our largest yet," said Rafi Karniel, managing director for Grapa. "This year's open field day definitely lived up to the high standards and the feedbacks we received were very positive," he added.…
Last month, Grapa and Giumarra hosted open field days in Bakersfield, California to give potential licensees a look at the ARRA grape varieties developed through the ARD breeding program. The ARD event hosted over 200 attendees over three days, in what was their biggest event to date. “This was the largest three-day event we've had,” said Shachar Karniel, Grapa founder and head of the ARD breeding program. “There were growers…
Nile Fruits Horticultural Company (NFC), an Egyptian partnership between Technogreen, Agrostar, Fata and Yara companies, recently finalized a deal with Grapa to license the ARRA varieties in Egypt. The deal grants NFC the agency for the ARRA varieties in Egypt. It also provides NFC with the exclusive rights to propagate the ARRA plant material as well as test and evaluate future selections of ARRA varieties. “We see Egypt’s great importance…
A.V.I. Srl and GRAPA Varieties Ltd are pleased to present "ARRAs", a new range of varietal selection of seedless table grapes. The grapes belong to the family Giumarra from Bakersfield (California), with over 70 years of experience in table grapes production and marketing. The "ARRAs" are the result of several decades of experimentation and development by Mr Shachar Karniel and Mr Sal Giumarra. The Karniel family have always been dedicated…