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14 Jan, 2016

Lallemand Expands its Plant Care Unit’s Presence and Expertise in Brazil through the Acquisition of Laboratorio Farroupilha

Patos de Minas, MG – January 11, 2016 – With 10 years’ experience in developing and producing biological crop management inputs in Brazil, Laboratorio Farroupilha has become the latest addition to Lallemand’s Plant Care division, bringing a wealth of knowledge, experience and innovative product development to the privately owned Canadian company. Lallemand, a global leader in yeast and bacteria, is also active in plant health care for agriculture, horticulture, forestry and turf management. Laboratorio Farroupilha will be Lallemand Plant Care’s platform for expansion into Latin America. In addition, Laboratorio Farroupilha is expected to help expand Lallemand Plant Care’s production capacity, bolster its R&D activities, and augment its bio-insecticide offering.

About Laboratorio Farroupilha

 Laboratorio Farroupilha is a Brazilian company with 110 employees headquartered in Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais. It was founded in 2005 with the objective to create biological solutions for agriculture to reduce the use of chemical pesticides and promote the production of healthy food sources. Its portfolio of products comprises bio-fungicides, bio-insecticides and inoculants. Laboratorio Farroupilha is among the leading bio-ag companies in Brazil with products that are present in over 80% of the Brazilian territory.



From left to right: Erika Urban (Shareholder of Grupo Farroupilha), Paulo Soeiro (Executive Director Brasil), Fernando Urban (Shareholder of Grupo Farroupilha & General Director of Laboratorio Farroupilha), Stanis Bombonato (Commercial Manager of Laboratorio Farroupilha).