Leading Israeli food manufacturer Elite is looking to invest in Serbia. A dominant processor and supplier of coffee, Elite is "at an advanced stage of negotiations to buy the second largest coffee processing plant in Serbia, for an initial investment of €15m (US$14.8m)," according to a report in Maariv. This investment will give Elite 40% of stock value and 50% of the controlling shares of the Serbian plant, and as part of the deal, Elite will have the option to increase its holdings in the plant.