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Olmix Group extends its plant nutrition activities by the acquisition of MPH (UK) and its participation in the acquisition of Amendis (France)

Olmix consolidates its Plant Care activities in 2018. Following the acquisition of PRP Technologies in 2017, the French group continues its external growth with access to new markets and to additional industrial facilities.

On 11th September 2018, the Olmix Group was also involved in the acquisition of the French company Amendis (St Brieuc - 22), which is specialised in organic fertilisation. As part of the new Algalliance structure, Olmix joins the group’s management to take over Amendis’s activities and its Agronor industrial facility based at Plaintel (Côtes d’Armor). Previously run by Dominique Barreau, Amendis sells 60,000 tonnes of organic and organo-mineral improvers and fertilisers on the French market, with a turnover of €10.3 million. By participating in this acquisition, Olmix is gaining a foothold in a high-growth organic fertiliser market, not only in organic farming, but also in conventional production. Dominique Barreau will continue to bring his expertise to Amendis, thereby providing support for the transition.

These 2 acquisitions are part of the Olmix group’s strategy: to develop a healthy food chain thanks to algae. In this context, its research and development activities generate ever more alternatives to conventional chemical solutions, whether this is in livestock farming or crop production, food or human health. Having access to new technologies in these areas, to new markets and exploiting the potential of algae, an enormous renewable resource, enables us to significantly reduce the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides as well as the carbon footprint of agriculture. This is Olmix’s goal!