New Novozymes BioAg Inoculants Help to Increase Yields

Press Release Summary:

  • Three inoculants includes BioniQ®, TagTeam® BioniQ® and Optimize® LV
  • Improves crop performance for pulses including lentils and peas, cereals, canola and soybeans

Original Press Release:

NexusBioAg Launches Next Generation - Pulse, Cereal, and Soybean Inoculants

Downers Grove, Ill., Oct. 22, 2020 /CNW/ -- Univar Solutions Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today the addition of three new Novozymes® BioAg inoculants, BioniQ®, TagTeam® BioniQ®, and Optimize® LV, to the NexusBioAg portfolio of crop biological and fertility products. NexusBioAg, a division of Univar Solutions, is the exclusive distributor of Novozymes inoculants in Canada. The addition of these innovative inoculants enhances and expands NexusBioAg's already extensive portfolio of inoculants, micronutrients, nitrogen stabilizers, and foliars for the Canadian agricultural market.

NexusBioAg is committed to launching innovative, cutting-edge products that provide value to the Canadian agricultural industry and benefit its growers. The three new inoculants are proven to increase yields and enhance crop performance for pulses including lentils and peas, cereals (small grains), canola and soybeans. They result from years of collaboration with customers, research and development, and multiyear field trials conducted across Canada through the BioAdvantage Trials (BAT) program. The launch of these inoculants, solely distributed and marketed by NexusBioAg, ensures they will be on farms in time for the 2021 spring planting season across Canada.

"Novozymes' product innovations and proven manufacturing capabilities, combined with NexusBioAg's dedicated sales and marketing team, demonstrates how we have strategically collaborated to bring innovation to the Canadian agricultural market, ultimately benefitting Canadian growers," said Rob Chomyn, senior manager-biologicals at NexusBioAg. "Bringing our industry experience, significant reach, advanced logistics, and market intelligence data and analytics, together with Novozymes' trusted and proven inoculants, - provides customers new solutions and efficiencies for their crops."

Darrell Wolkowski, Novozymes commercial operation lead for Canada, added, "The launch of BioniQ®, TagTeam® BioniQ®, and Optimize® LV marks a new era of collaborative product launches with NexusBioAg. Working together, we're at the forefront of agricultural innovation and distribution, bringing the best inoculants to market along with a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction."

About Univar Solutions

Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) is a leading global specialty chemical and ingredient distributor representing a premier portfolio from the world's leading producers. With the industry's largest private transportation fleet and North American sales force, unparalleled logistics know-how, deep market and regulatory knowledge, world-class formulation and recipe development, and leading digital tools, the Company is well-positioned to offer tailored solutions and value-added services to a wide range of markets, industries, and applications. Univar Solutions is committed to helping customers and suppliers innovate and grow together. Learn more at univarsolutions.com.

About NexusBioAg

Univar Solutions' NexusBioAg provides an expanded portfolio of crop nutrition solutions, including industry-leading inoculants, micronutrients, nitrogen stabilizers, and foliar products. With a diverse collection of inventory and logistics experts, procurement, customer service, agronomists, and sales and marketing experts, NexusBioAg strives to help meet increasingly unique agricultural businesses' needs. Through these best-in-class capabilities, a collaborative team-oriented approach, and a commitment to agricultural integrity, NexusBioAg is helping customers innovate and grow. Learn more at NexusBioAg.com.

About Novozymes

Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners, and the global community we improve industrial performance while preserving resources and helping build better lives. As the world's largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel, and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com.

Source Univar Solutions Inc.

Contact:
Investor Relations, Heather Kos, +1 844-632-1060, IR@univarsolutions.com

Media Relations, Dwayne Roark, +1 331-777-6031, mediarelations@univarsolutions.com

http://univarsolutions.com

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