Agricenter S.R.L. named exclusive distributor of STK Botanical Biopesticides and innovative ‘Hybrids’ in Central America

May 16 , 2019

PRESS RELEASE

Petach Tikvah, Israel – STK bio-ag technologies, the innovative Israeli leader in botanical sustainable crop protection, is partnering with  Agricenter S.R.L., a subsidiary of AMVAC Netherlands BV,  to be the exclusive distributor of STK products in Central America.

Effective immediately, Agricenter S.R.L. will assume the marketing and sales responsibily for STK products in Central America, including the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Belize.  Currently registered STK products in the Central American region include TIMOREX GOLD® and REGEV®, providing broad spectrum disease control in such crops as bananas, rice, coffee, vegetables, cocoa, tobacco, citrus, melons, peanuts and pineapple.

TIMOREX GOLD® is the world’s leading botanical-based biofungicide, used in nearly 40 countries and currently approved for use throughout Central America for a wide range of uses.   REGEV® is the first ‘hybrid’ pre-mixed combination of a botanical-based biopesticide with a chemical pesticide. Comprised of Tee Tree Oil (TTO) and Difenoconazole, REGEV® is already used in numerous countries and has proven effective on a wide range of horticultural and row crops.

CEO Arye Tennebaum of STK declared, “I am delighted to announce this partnership with Agricenter S.R.L. STK products have a long history of success throughout Central America. To achieve the next level of distribution success in this region we have selected the top distributor in the region, with the best team of highly knowledgeable and dedicated professionals to help fruit and vegetable growers with STK’s cutting edge technologies for plant health and yield growth.”  

The General Manager of Agricenter S.R. L., Gerardo Suárez, also commented, stating,

“ Agricenter is very excited about this opportunity.  The addition of TIMOREX GOLD® and REGEV® to the existing strong Agricenter brand family will allow Agricenter to offer an even wider range of disease control options.   Agricenter will be able to effectively deliver STK’s  innovative biological and ‘hybrid’ solutions to growers all across Central America. We know these are outstanding products and we’re very proud to have been selected to represent them throughout Central America.”

About STK

Founded in 1994, STK is a bio-ag technology company committed to sustainable crop protection through the use of innovative biological products. STK’s botanical-based solutions (BBS), a synergy of cutting-edge scientific research and technology, enhance the safety, yield and quality of multiple crops. STK’s botanical and hybrid solutions are easily integrated into conventional spraying programs, helping to advance the Integrated Pest Management approach to food production.

About Agricenter and AMVAC

Agricenter was founded in 2001 and is focused on working with its partners to find innovative solutions that meet the needs of growers across Central America.  Agricenter has a history of bringing effective solutions to market, and managing the full process from initial development to sales. Agricenter’s integrated business approach enables it to provide reliable, high quality products to Central American growers. Agricenter is a subsidiary of Amvac Netherlands BV, a company wholly owned by American Vanguard Corporation, a forward – thinking company fueling growth through customer focus, intelligent acquisition, technology solutions, product development and supply management. Founded in 1969, AMVAC’s experience and innovative spirit work to deliver unique solutions for the broad array of challenges in agriculture, turf and ornamentals, nursery and greenhouse, commercial, consumer and public healthy markets. AMVAC has earned a place among the top chemical providers in the world. The company is publicly traded as American Vanguard Company (NYSE: AVD) with AMVAC being the largest operating company within AVD. AMVAC has grown in markets globally, with businesses in Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Brazil, Australia and Canada – while contusing its growth with four U.S. – based plants. AMVAC forms alliances with companies around the world to enhance its portfolio of products.

Contact: For more information, please visit our web site: www.stk-ag.com or contact Yair Nativ at STK at 972 52 581 660 yair@stk-ag.com.  Information on Agricenter can be found on their website: www.grupoagricenter.com .

 

 

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