Gauteng, South Africa:Farmisco (Pty) Ltd, trading as Kynoch Fertilizer, a leading plant nutrient supplier announced today the successful acquisition of Profert Fertilizer, a major role player in the granular and liquid fertilizer industry.
This transaction will give Kynoch access to new markets and additional production resources, ultimately contributing to their motto of enhancing efficiency through innovation.
"The Kynoch-team is excited about the future and is looking forward to continued service excellence and making a difference in the agricultural environment through innovation," said Bruce Shuker, Commercial Manager at Kynoch.
Kynoch has a rich heritage that dates back more than a 100 years and has grown to become a leading importer, blender and retailer of a range of granular, liquid and specialty fertilizers in Southern Africa. As a subsidiary of Export Trading Group, one of the fastest growing Agricultural conglomerates globally, Kynoch has the opportunity to expand the brand and its footprint, whilst continuing the legacy that the company has created.
Profert was founded in 1999 and specialized in granular and liquid fertilizer. The company owns strategically placed mixing plants in major provinces across South Africa.
The acquisition ensures additional capabilities to strengthen and extend Kynoch’s products and services and complements their complete solution approach as leading plant nutrition supplier. It supports the shared ideal of meeting an increased demand across the agricultural industry.
Farmisco (Pty) Ltd
Trading as Kynoch Fertilizer
Reg. No. 2009/009254/07
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PO Box 3836
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