founders

Board of directors

David Marguleas, Founders, Breeders' Alliance

David Marguleas

CEO, Sun World

About Sun World International, LLC

Sun World International, LLC was founded in the mid-1970s and today operates as a global variety development and licensing company. It is dedicated to breeding and developing new varieties for the seedless table grape and stone fruit industries. The California-based company has a network of licensed growers and marketers in most of the world’s fruit producing regions and maintains offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America, Israel, and South Africa. Their nominated Breeders’ Alliance director is Sun World’s CEO, David Marguleas.

Rafi Karniel

Chairman & CEO, Grapa Varieties, Ltd.

About Grapa Varieties, Ltd.

Grapa Varieties Ltd. is a global family business that specializes in breeding and commercializing table grape varieties. Grapa was founded by Mr. Shachar Karniel, a farmer and breeder, for the benefit of farmers with the goal to create timeless table grape varieties that farmers love to grow, and consumers love to eat. Grapa commercializes the ARRA™ table grape varieties on 6 continents and in 26 countries worldwide. Grapa is dedicated to supplying each licensed grower with the support they need and to protecting the varieties’ IP Rights through legal means. Grapa continues to expand to new regions and to develop new varieties. Their nominated Breeders’ Alliance director is Grapa Chairman & CEO, Rafi Karniel.

Duncan Macintyre, Founders, Breeders' Alliance

Duncan Macintyre

Chairman, Bloom Fresh

About Bloom Fresh

BLOOM FRESH™ International (BLOOM FRESH™) is the world's largest premium fruit-breeding company and a global leader in fruit innovation, created by the merger of Special New Fruit Licensing Group (SNFL) and International Fruit Genetics, LLC (IFG), two pioneers in fruit breeding practices. BLOOM FRESH™ stands as a beacon of innovation and sustainability. With 45 years of combined experience, BLOOM FRESH™ uses natural breeding techniques to develop new table grape, raisin, and cherry varieties for customers worldwide. BLOOM FRESH™ will advance the produce industry by bringing forward varieties with improved eating characteristics and long-term sustainable crop production for growers. With headquarters and state-of-the-art Innovation Centers located in Spain and the USA, BLOOM FRESH™ stands at the forefront of creating a healthier, tastier, and more sustainable future for growers and consumers worldwide.

David Marguleas, Founders, Breeders' Alliance

David Marguleas

CEO, Sun World

About Sun World International, LLC

Sun World International, LLC was founded in the mid-1970s and today operates as a global variety development and licensing company. It is dedicated to breeding and developing new varieties for the seedless table grape and stone fruit industries. The California-based company has a network of licensed growers and marketers in most of the world’s fruit producing regions and maintains offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America, Israel, and South Africa. Their nominated Breeders’ Alliance director is Sun World’s CEO, David Marguleas.

Rafi Karniel

Chairman & CEO, Grapa Varieties, Ltd.

About Grapa Varieties, Ltd.

Grapa Varieties Ltd. is a global family business that specializes in breeding and commercializing table grape varieties. Grapa was founded by Mr. Shachar Karniel, a farmer and breeder, for the benefit of farmers with the goal to create timeless table grape varieties that farmers love to grow, and consumers love to eat. Grapa commercializes the ARRA™ table grape varieties on 6 continents and in 26 countries worldwide. Grapa is dedicated to supplying each licensed grower with the support they need and to protecting the varieties’ IP Rights through legal means. Grapa continues to expand to new regions and to develop new varieties. Their nominated Breeders’ Alliance director is Grapa Chairman & CEO, Rafi Karniel.

Duncan Macintyre, Founders, Breeders' Alliance

Duncan Macintyre

Chairman, Bloom Fresh

About BLOOM FRESH International

BLOOM FRESH™ International (BLOOM FRESH™) is the world's largest premium fruit-breeding company and a global leader in fruit innovation, created by the merger of Special New Fruit Licensing Group (SNFL) and International Fruit Genetics, LLC (IFG), two pioneers in fruit breeding practices. BLOOM FRESH™ stands as a beacon of innovation and sustainability. With 45 years of combined experience, BLOOM FRESH™ uses natural breeding techniques to develop new table grape, raisin, and cherry varieties for customers worldwide. BLOOM FRESH™ will advance the produce industry by bringing forward varieties with improved eating characteristics and long-term sustainable crop production for growers. With headquarters and state-of-the-art Innovation Centers located in Spain and the USA, BLOOM FRESH™ stands at the forefront of creating a healthier, tastier, and more sustainable future for growers and consumers worldwide.