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New U.K. Centre of Excellence fully equipped to develop proprietary formulations for partners and help the company meet global demand for sustainable agriculture solutions

December 8, 2021. Dartmouth, N.S. – Today, Acadian Plant Health announced the opening of its new Formulation Centre of Excellence in Malvern, U.K., marking another important milestone in the company’s journey to transform the biostimulant industry. The world-leading facility will drive the creation of tailored new proprietary formulations for the company’s partners, and help them meet increasing global demand for sustainable agriculture solutions in the face of climate change challenges.

Acadian Plant Health’s second global Centre of Excellence after Cornwallis, N.S. in Canada, the Malvern facility brings together highly experienced , formulation and development scientists who will extend support to the company’s partners in compatibility and mixability, and help further develop its formulation expertise to improve crop survivability and crop productivity for strategic partners  around the world.

“Everything we do is focused on delivering solutions that perform where it matters most – in the field,” said Dr. Sarah Maude, Vice-President, Technology at Acadian Plant Health. “The investment in this new facility supports our vision of providing sustainable solutions in response to rapidly changing climate conditions, and furthers our ambition to become the number one crop abiotic stress management company with seaweed core technology.”

In addition to building on Acadian Plant Health’s leadership position in biostimulant technology, the new Centre of Excellence and industry-leading team will also continue to grow the company’s relationship with external experts from the Acadian Open Academy (AOA), a partnership developed between Acadian and research scientists around the world. Together, they will collaborate on a portfolio of complete solutions for crop abiotic stress management, and validate, enhance, and contribute to a new wave of technology that compliments seaweed extract.

Acadian Plant Health continues to work alongside its partners to enhance modern agriculture production and ensure a sustainable future for food production,

A renewable and sustainable resource, the company’s innovative seaweed portfolio offers a solution to plant stressors. This solution is both compatible with and complements sustainable crop production practices in line with the UN’s sustainable agriculture goals, including supporting farming methods that promote soil health. The company is committed to energy efficiency and waste reduction throughout its production processes.