Signs a long term distribution agreement with Duwest Guatemala
Paving the way towards sustainable food production
Stockton STK, a leading company in development and marketing of botanical based solutions for crop protection, has signed a renewable long term exclusive distribution agreement for high potential growth crops with Duwest Inc. for Timorex Gold® biofungicide in Guatemala and Belize. Timorex Gold® is a biological product that improves productivity and efficiency of the crop, lowering residues in the food production while reducing chemical load and negative environmental impacts.
Timorex Gold® will complement Duwest’s comprehensive fungicide portfolio, providing growers with an effective solution for integrated pest management programs (IPM), a product that leaves no residues in the harvested produce.
“With Timorex Gold® we are confident we can leverage our current portfolio by providing growers with an environmentally responsible and effective solution for disease resistance management in conventional and organic crops.” explained Andres Gonzalez, Regional Marketing Director for Duwest “We’ve seen the efficacy results Timorex Gold® brings to the growers. This is an ideal plant protection sustainable solution, which meets high quality standards and the demands for export.”
Timorex Gold® has proven prophylactic and curative efficacy against a broad spectrum of diseases in a wide range of crops and is suitable to be used in conventional and organic agriculture and can be applied year-round without inducing fungi resistance. Its components provide multiple action mechanisms against fungal and bacterial crop diseases, offering effective and sustainable control. Timorex Gold® is certified by leading organic associations worldwide or use in organic agriculture.
“Collaborating with Duwest Inc. effectively opens another interesting opportunity for Timorex Gold® in the region”, said Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton STK. “We believe that their expertise and experience in sustainable crop protection, will position us to expand the footprint of Timorex Gold® in these markets.”
Timorex Gold® can be used in rotations with other products, in tank mixes and as a stand-alone product.
About Duwest Group
The Duwest Group has been present in Central America since 1963 and has been a partnership with DuPont since 1990. We serve small, medium and large sized farms in all Central American, Caribbean countries and Colombia. Our base of more than 6,000 customers ranges from large-scale agro industrial companies to retailers serving the smallholder farmer. Approximately half of our nearly 600 employees are agronomists who work with farmers in the introduction of new technology and the proper use of products.
Partnering with DuPont and our other strategic suppliers, all world-class companies, allows us to bring world-class science to the regional marketplace in the form of innovative products. We provide solutions, developing long-term relationships with our customers, both down and up the agricultural input value chain.