Syngentas has recently acquired Valagro, a leader in the development, production and marketing of biostimulants and advanced nutrient solutions for crops.

Syngenta acquires ValagroThe acquisition of Valagro is part of the company’s efforts to consolidate its foothold in the sustainable practices field and to pursue its mission to advance a more sustainable agriculture good for nature, farmers and society.
Valagro will continue to operate independently and will retain its management team, employees, facilities, and operational independence whilst sharing its expertise, knowledge and technologies with Syngenta to build out a portfolio of nutrient-use efficiency and microbials for the future of farming.

 

Jon Parr, President Global Crop Protection at Syngenta, said: “Significant levels of investment in innovations such as biologicals are necessary in order to deliver a sustainable future and help farmers deliver a food system working in harmony with nature. Syngenta Crop Protection and Valagro have a foundation in science-based innovation and are eager to collaborate, share knowledge and build on each other’s capabilities. By fostering the entrepreneurial spirit and culture of Valagro, powered by our global scale and capability, together we will shape the future of the agricultural biologicals market.”

 

Read more on the acquisition on Valagro’s website.

 

About Syngenta

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company with headquarters in Switzerland and 28,000 employees in 90 countries. Syngenta’s goal is to help to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resource by working to transform how crops are grown and protected.

About Valagro

Valagro is a pioneer in the research, production and commercialization of biostimulants and specialty nutrients for crops.