About Us


Founded in 1974, Hishtil is a company with an excellent reputation in the nursery and agricultural industry.

Bringing international experience and world class nursery technology to South Africa, the first phase of Hishtil South Africa was established in 2007 in Mooketsi, Limpopo. The second nursery facility has been established in Riebeek Wes in the Western Cape and will start operating in 2014.

With the vision of becoming a leading and innovative nursery firm globally, the primary business of Hishtil is the production of grafted and regular vegetable seedlings.

Being the market leader in the world of advanced horticultural nurseries, the company is constantly developing unique technologies and production protocols in order to keep up with the ever changing market demands.

Hishtil SA is a GlobalGap accredited nursery

Hishtil SA is the first nursery in SA to achieve GlobalGAP certification. This means Hishtil SA complies with market requirements and assures that customers have peace of mind with this regard.

GlobalGAP sets a standard for the certification of agricultural produce across the globe. Shlomo Zuker, who heads up Hishtil SA says “GlobalGap uplifts the whole industry.

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Our Vision

To become a leading and innovative nursery firm, globally.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide horticultural solutions, utilizing innovative & economic technologies based on cutting edge knowledge. Our aim is to improve the quality of food and the environment.

Hishtil complies with the strictest international standards of healthy and clean propagation material production: GlobalGAP, ISO 9001:2000. As certified by Agrior, Hishtil International complies with the IFOAM, USDA and PPIS standards for the production of organic produce.

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