Idai Nature, the biocontrol business unit of Rovensa, announces the acquisition of Grupo Agrotecnología. Based in Orihuela, Spain, Grupo Agrotecnología is specialized in biological plant protection solutions with a particular focus on microbial technologies. This is the third acquisition of Rovensa’s biocontrol business unit.
“The acquisition of Grupo Agrotecnología will bring together two major strengths: Rovensa innovative biological crop solutions focused on plant extracts and Grupo Agrotecnología strong expertise in microbial-based biopesticides” explains Rovensa CEO, Eric van Innis, adding that “Rovensa will continue to explore new opportunities to complement organic growth with acquisitions so that it can fulfil its mission to feed the planet with safe and healthy solutions enabling a well balanced agriculture”.
Carlos Ledó, COO of Biocontrol, states “we are very proud and happy to Grupo Agrotecnología on board. Grupo Agrotecnología, under the leadership of the founding Riquelme family, will maintain its independence and will be integral in achieving our goal of becoming a world leader in biocontrol for sustainable agriculture”.
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