Agribusiness conglomerate Zeder Investments, which has PSG Group as an anchor shareholder, has bolstered its global presence with an investment in Turkey. Zeder seed and agri-inputs subsidiary Zaad Holdings said on Friday it had acquired a 35% share in Turkish company May-Agro Tohumculuk Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim (May Seed) for an undisclosed sum. May Seed is Turkey’s largest private-sector agricultural seed producer. The company, which has two plants and various product registrations, exports to more than 35 countries across the EU, Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. Zeder CEO Norman Celliers said the two companies could maximise their southern and northern hemisphere research and development capabilities by reducing the development time of new seed varieties. Zaad, which mainly runs seed businesses Agricol and Klein Karoo Seed Marketing, already has a global presence through Bakker Brothers. Zeder, which holds a majority in consumer brands company Pioneer Foods, has limited glob...

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