N2OFF: Save Foods Granted Patent Approval in South Africa for its Proprietary Technology

In 2022, South Africa exported $1.85 billion in citrus, making it the second largest exporter of citrus in the world

Neve Yarak, Israel, March 28, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — N2OFF, Inc. (NASDAQ: NITO) (FSE:80W) (“N2OFF” or the “Company”), a pioneer agri-food tech company offering sustainable solutions for agriculture and plant-based food, announces that one of Save Foods Ltd.’s patents has been granted in South Africa. This achievement emphasizes the Company’s ongoing commitment to global food safety and sustainability while expanding its geographical distribution.

The newly granted patent, “Sterilization Compositions and Methods for Use Thereof”, refers to kits and methods for controlling pathogen load within or on the surface of edible plant matter.

According to The Observatory of Economic Complexity, in 2022 South Africa exported $1.85 billion in citrus, making it the second largest exporter of citrus in the world. Concurrently, in 2022, citrus represented the 14th most exported product in South Africa.

David Palach, N2OFF’s CEO, said “This patent in South Africa marks another milestone in our mission to reduce food waste and ensure food safety worldwide. Our proprietary technology, now recognized in South Africa, strengthens the Company’s global impact and the universal need for sustainable food protection solutions.”

About N2OFF Inc.:

N2OFF Inc. (formerly known as Save Foods, Inc.) is an innovative agri-food tech company that through its three operational arms delivers integrated solutions for improved safety, quality, and sustainability every step of the way from field to fork. Save Foods Ltd., N2OFF’s majority-owned Israeli subsidiary, focuses on post-harvest treatments in fruit and vegetables to control and prevent pathogen contamination, significantly reduce the use of hazardous chemicals, and prolong fresh produce’s shelf life. NTWO OFF Ltd., N2OFF’s majority-owned Israeli subsidiary, contributes to tackling greenhouse gas emissions, offering a pioneering solution to mitigate nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions, a potent greenhouse gas with 265 times the global warming impact of carbon dioxide. NTWO OFF Ltd., aims to promote agricultural practices that are both environmentally friendly and economically viable. N2OFF also owns minority position in Plantify Foods, Inc., a Canadian company listed on the TSXV that offers a wide range of clean-label healthy food options that are nutritious, gluten free, non-allergenic, use whole natural ingredients, and are easy to prepare. For more information on Save Foods Ltd. and NTWO OFF Ltd. visit our website: www.n2off.com.

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