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Kneidlach in Kazakhstan?

Israel’s leading food producer, Osem, is looking into possibilities of setting up a plant in the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan, formerly a republic of the Soviet Union.

The initiative, reported Monday in the Israeli daily newspaper Ha’aretz, was taken by Israeli billionaire financier Shaul Eisenberg, who introduced Osem’s chief executive, Dan Propper, to government ministers in Kazakhstan.

Osem is known for its snacks, soups and pastas. Its latest “hit” on the Israeli market is a guaranteed-fresh bagel-shaped snack.

The plan under discussion calls for Osem to provide the know-how and technology, while the Eisenberg group, working with local companies, will actually set up the plant.