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AG Global and BioFert Manufacturing Partner to Develop Next Generation of Natural and Organic Fertilizer Products

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AG Global, one of Canada’s largest natural and organic fertilizer manufacturers with products available in retail outlets and distribution centers across North America, has expanded its relationship with BioFert Manufacturing, a manufacturer that produces 100% organic, organic-based, water-soluble and slow-release fertilizers based in British Columbia.

“For more than five years, AG Global principals and BioFert have worked together on distribution and product development in the organic and natural fertilizer industry”

“For more than five years, AG Global principals and BioFert have worked together on distribution and product development in the organic and natural fertilizer industry,” said Brian Iversen, AG Global CEO. “We are thrilled to expand on our current relationship that makes the best strategic use of BioFert’s unique strengths in product development and precision farming in naturals and organics. BioFert is a perfect complement to AG Global’s business infrastructure and distribution networks.”

AG Global and BioFert will focus on improving efficiencies, producing existing product lines to meet growing demand and creating a new line of natural and organic granular products (soil amendment and fertilizers) for large-scale agriculture and for the home grower in North America and internationally.

“This partnership with AG Global is seeded in a great respect for a proven management team that leads an organization with significant assets and a broad customer base,” said Yasir Syed, President and CEO of BioFert Manufacturing. “Each of our companies’ skillsets, capabilities and strengths provide for a unique fit and are expected to accelerate speed-to-market for several products currently being co-developed by the two companies.”

About AG Global

AG Global, a portfolio company of Riverstone Holdings, is one of the largest natural and organic fertilizer manufacturers in North America. The company’s vision is to provide highly effective, non-toxic, biodegradable and eco-friendly turf fertilizers and products for use in commercial farming and home gardening. AG Global is based in Houston, Texas with sales, production and warehousing facilities in Ontario, Canada. Visit www.agglobalco.com.

About BioFert Manufacturing

Established in 2006, BioFert Manufacturing Inc. was founded with the vision of providing high efficacy, non-toxic, biodegradable and eco-friendly fertilizers and soil amendments for use in commercial farming and home gardening, including certified organic crops, open field crops, greenhouse crops, fruits and vegetables, turf, landscape, nurseries, etc. BioFert is based in British Columbia, Canada and owns state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Langley and Chilliwack. Visit http://www.biofert.net/.

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