Global Agro and Ecospray sign a sole distribution agreement for Nemguard in Asian markets
Dec. 22, 2020
Global Agro, the biological solution provider & bio-technology company in Korea has announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement to sell Ecospray’s Nemguard, biological nematicide in a number of Asian countries.
Based in the UK, Ecospray has researched, developed and registered an extract of garlic as a soil applied nematicide for use in a variety of crops and amenity uses. Nemguard is the only garlic based bionematicide with EU Annex 1 approval along with a number of Annex 3 finished product registrations. It is also registered in an increasing number of other non-European countries.
With the start of this agreement, Global Agro will distribute Nemguard, in Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia and Sri Lanka as a sole distributor in these countries.
“We are excited to enter into this agreement with Ecospray and look forward to exploring and developing new markets in Asian countries” Global Agro CEO Yongjin Lee said.
Unlike unregistered garlic compounds, Ecospray’s patented technology has enabled a stabilized form of garlic extract to be produced and registered, providing effective, consistent results.
“Nemguard is not only a designated zero residue compound meaning harvest intervals are not an issue it also forms part of a soil health/fertility strategy, As effective as conventional nematicides. Nemguard is an important tool in order to help feed an increasing global population but in a more sustainable fashion ” said Dr Murree Groom, Technical Director for Ecospray.
The bio-pesticide market in Asia is estimated to be steadily growing with a big growth potential. Research has shown that pathogenic nematodes are the single most damaging pests of global agriculture so an effective bio-nematicide able to control pathogenic nematodes is increasingly needed by professional farmers who are experiencing chemical-resistant nematodes and concerns about chemical residues in their harvested crops.
“We are also pleased to strengthen our product portfolio with this prestigious product. Our customers in Asian countries are suffering from nematode damage in various crops. We expect that Nemguard will be the key product to help solve these issues” Global Agro Marketing Leader Donglion Kim said.
Global Agro is the biological solution provider & bio-technology company in Korea. Based on the innovative R&D capabilities, it has developed various bio/green solutions including SmartWater and Vi-vaccine(plant disease virucide). Also as a specialized distributor in Asia region, it is distributing Fitomaat of Futureco Bioscience in Spain and Nemguard of Ecospray in the UK with sole exclusive business rights for these products in Asia.
Ecospray is an independent biopesticide business based in the UK. We have researched, developed and registered an extract of garlic as a pesticide with registrations currently on a range of crops in over 15 countries globally with a further 9 countries pending.
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