Agrochemicals industry to focus on developing new processes and products with sustainability: DV Sadananda Gowda  

     DV Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt of India said that the Indian Agrochemical Industry has huge unrealized potential for growth due to very low level of agrochemical consumption as compared to global norms. “The role of agrochemicals in achieving the vision ...Read more

Deepak Nitrite receives Forbes Asia Best Under Billion Top 200

Deepak Nitrite Limited (DNL), one of India's leading chemical intermediates company has recently received Forbes Asia Best Under Billion Top 200 Award. To celebrate the success of these 200 Best Under A Billion companies, Forbes Asia Best Under A Billion Virtual Forum and Awards Ceremony was held on ...Read more

BASF to promote sustainable agriculture by 2030

BASF's Agriculture Solutions division is committed to clear and measurable goals to promote increasingly sustainable agriculture by 2030. Focusing on its capacity for innovation, BASF Mexico will help farmers achieve a 30% reduction in CO 2 emissions per ton of crop produced, as well as committing t...Read more

Syngenta Crop Protection launches new insecticide active ingredient

 Syngenta has unveiled Spiropidion, an innovative new insect control technology that will help farmers protect their crops against damaging sucking pests in an effective and environmentally sustainable manner.   Sucking pests, such as aphids, whiteflies, and scales, devastate high value fruit and veget...Read more

Sami-Sabinsa provides glyphosate test results with ingredients

Sami-Sabinsa headquartered in the US, a pioneer in the nutraceutical and cosmeceutical industry, is offering glyphosate test results to customers, using a proprietary method for testing glyphosate developed by Sami-Sabinsa’s scientists. In October they began testing for residual herbicide in 20 nutraceu...Read more

Manus Bio ,BBGI collaborates for sustainable bio-manufacturing in Southeast Asia

Cambridge based Manus Bio Inc. (Manus Bio), a leader in the production of complex natural products through advanced fermentation, and BBGI Public Company Limited (BBGI), a leading manufacturer and distributor of bio-based products, announced the formation of a new joint venture for the manufacture and distribution...Read more

Nouryon launches all-in-one sustainable adjuvant for agri-market

Nouryon has introduced a sustainable, salt-free adjuvant for customers in the global agricultural market. Adsee AMP40 is biodegradable and an all-in-one product that offers a more cost-efficient solution for customers.  Adjuvants are defined as ingredients added to a mixture to aid or modify the action of an...Read more

Sumitomo Chemical launches SynBio Hub in US

   Sumitomo Chemical has decided to establish a new organization, SynBio Hub, within the Biorational Research Center of Valent BioSciences LLC (VBC), a U.S. subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical in Illinois. By setting up this organization tasked to build technologies using synthetic biology in the U.S., a pr...Read more

Insecticides India Limited reports a decline of 9.4% in profit in Q2 FY21

Commenting on the performance, Rajesh Agarwal, Managing Director, said, “Second quarter of the fiscal year had a varied experience for the agriculture and agrochemicals sector, the quarter was marked with normal monsoon on an average, resulting in adequate soil moisture and improving agricultural activity on...Read more

BioWest Ag Solutions launches new Bioherbicide product in the US

Idaho based BioWest Ag Solutions has recently announced the release of Battalion Pro-a liquid, preemergent bioherbicide product, in the United States. The product, whose active ingredient is Pseudomonas fluorescens strain ACK55, provides an economically sound and natural alternative for the selective suppression o...Read more

HIL joins hands with Department of Chemicals & Petro Chemicals

HIL (India) Limited, a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers,  has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals recently to achieve the revenue target of Rs 451 crore in the current financial year ( 2020-21). The MoU was signed by SP Mohanty,...Read more

GSFC posts a rise of 205% in profit Q2 2020  

     The Gujarat State Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited has  posted a net profit of Rs171cr in the second quarter ended September 30 as compared to Rs56cr in the corresponding quarter in the previous year, a rise of 205%. The fertilizer sales volume grew by 10 % in H1FY21 as compared to H1F...Read more