Al-Jebrini (IFC-41853)

  • Palestine, West Bank, Gaza
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Voting Date
Dec 18, 2019
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 9.56 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 8.6
Converted using 2019-12-18 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 21.23 million
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Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 19.1
Converted using 2019-12-18 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Jan 9, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 16, 2019

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, through the proposed investment, IFC will support the Company’s expansion plan consisting of:

  1. expanding its salad production capacity by establishing a new factory in Al-Dahrya;
  2. constructing warehouses and distribution centers in Ramallah, Nablus and Gaza; and
  3. increasing the capacity of the Company’s biogas facility in Al-Dahrya.

The Project’s salad production facility will be located in Al-Dahrya, a suburban area which is approximately 25km to the south of the City of Hebron in West Bank. The salad production facility will be established on a greenfield site with a total land area of approximately 15,000 sqm. The site was purchased by the Company in 2018. The Project’s distribution centers will be located in Ramallah, Nablus and Gaza.

Investment Description
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The total cost of the Project is estimated at about EUR 19.1 million.  The proposed IFC investment is an EUR 8.6 million A loan for IFC’s own account.

Private Actors Description
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Established in 2003 and headquartered in the City of Hebron, West Bank, Al-Jebrini Company for Dairy and Food Industry and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies is one of the largest dairy companies in West Bank and Gaza. The Company produces and distributes a wide range of staple and value add products including yogurt, milk, juice, salads and dips such as hummus, cheese and pudding.

Al-Jebrini is fully owned by three family members (namely, Jihad Jibreini, Ziad Jebrini and Hisham Jebrini), each of whom takes a 33.3% stake, respectively. Its affiliate, Mediterranean Industrial Food Company, is also partially owned by Hussam Jebrini with a 25% stake.

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Al-Jebrini Company for Dairy and Food Industry
Husam Jebrini
Executive and Financial Manager
P.O. Box 640, 90100 Hebron, West Bank 


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