Montreal, QC & Winnipeg, MB – June 15, 2017 – Lallemand Plant Care is pleased to announce it has acquired all remaining distribution rights to the BioBoost® and BYSI-N® biological line of products from BrettYoung. In 2014, Lallemand announced its acquisition of the world-wide intellectual property rights and associated assets related to BrettYoung’s biological products portfolio.
Starting July 1, 2017, Lallemand will assume all aspects of product sales, marketing, distribution and before and after sales service on a world-wide basis. BrettYoung will coordinate returns with its customers from this current season’s business.
Commenting on the agreement, Vince Myerly, Commercial Director for Lallemand Plant Care in North America said, “This agreement is an important step in continuing to bring Lallemand Plant Care’s exciting biocontrol, biostimulant and biofertilizer technologies to North American producers.”
Calvin Sonntag, CEO of BrettYoung said, “This development represents the conclusion of our collaboration with Lallemand Plant Care. We wish them well with the growth and expansion of their business.”
For more information please contact:
Lallemand Plant Care (North America)
Vince Myerly, Commercial Director
Telephone: +1 (585) 230-6301
Calvin Sonntag, CEO
Telephone: +1 (800) 665-5015
Lallemand Inc. is a privately owned Canadian company specializing in the research, development, production, marketing and distribution of yeast and bacteria for use in the animal nutrition, baking, beverage, bio-fuel, health solutions, plant care and pharmaceutical industries. Lallemand has approximately 2,500 employees located in more than 36 countries on all continents. (www.lallemand.com)
Lallemand Plant Care (LPC) specializes in employing microorganisms including, but not limited to, yeast, bacteria, fungi and plant derivatives for biocontrol (i.e., controlling of harmful insects of microorganisms), biostimulation (i.e., eliciting natural responses) and biofertilization (i.e., enhancing plant nutrition). Using a “field-led, science-supported” approach, LPC works closely with clients to deliver the right products for the right applications that benefit crops and create better customer experiences. (www.lallemandplantcare.com)
BrettYoung is a privately owned agribusiness with headquarters in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Proud of our 80+ year history in agriculture, we employ approximately 170 people in five processing and distribution facilities in Canada and in various sales territories across North America serving customers in three distinct markets: (1) BrettYoung partners with growers to produce forage and turf seed for export to 40 countries around the world; (2) BrettYoung provides crop input solutions to Canadian and US farmers, including BrettYoung brand canola and forage seed, Elite® brand corn and soybean seed and ag-biologicals; and (3) BrettYoung provides a wide range of products and services to professional turf and reclamation markets in Western Canada and Ontario. (www.brettyoung.ca)