Koppert and UPL join forces to promote sustainable agriculture in Spain and Portugal
Both companies start a collaboration at a technical and commercial level to facilitate the access of producers to biological solutions
Koppert and UPL have signed a collaboration agreement with the common goal of promoting sustainable agriculture in Spain and Portugal. Both companies share the ambition to promote sustainability in food production and contribute, through this collaboration, to offer more and better biological solutions to farmers for crop management, environmental protection and consumers.
This commercial relationship is the continuity of the long-term global collaboration between both companies, already consolidated in Japan and India, and which is beginning to spread to other geographies, starting with Spain.
“With this agreement we intend to enhance the technical-commercial synergies of our teams, incorporate new tools into our portfolios and continue their joint development to offer our producers sustainable solutions aligned with the current demands and challenges of our agriculture. It is a collaboration that also fits perfectly into our OpenAg™ philosophy”, explains José Buendía, Business Director of UPL Iberia.
“We are convinced that UPL is our best ally to join forces with the common goal of making a more sustainable agriculture a reality. With this collaboration, the paths of UPL and Koppert come together”, says Boaz Oosthoek, General Manager of Koppert Spain and Portugal.
The start of this collaboration is fully in line with the values of Koppert, a company committed since its founding in 1967 to promoting sustainable farming practices to make agriculture healthier, safer and more productive. Koppert already offers an integrated system of knowledge and natural solutions with the added value of a holistic approach that takes into account the aerial part of the plant as well as the soil and the roots.
UPL was born in India in 1969 and, after successive acquisitions and an ambitious expansion plan, today it is present in more than 130 countries, has 48 formulation plants, 12 experimental development stations and more than 13,000 product registrations and patents worldwide. . In Spain, it has a history of more than 30 years advising farmers to obtain maximum yields from their crops.
UPL is committed to sustainable agriculture that has a deeper impact on society. Agriculture without limits, without borders, through its OpenAg™ purpose, an agriculture network among all actors in the value chain, fueling sustainable growth for all.
Koppert is allied with nature to find ways of farming that are safe and healthy. Help growers support, protect and strengthen their crops with an integrated system of natural solutions. It uses natural enemies to combat pests, bumblebees for pollination, microbes and biostimulants that support, protect and strengthen crops. It has driven agricultural innovation for more than 50 years. Our holistic approach is what sets us apart. Improve plant health both above and below ground. All of our solutions support one goal: 100% sustainable agriculture.