Biotalys and Olon partner for biocontrols production

January 16, 2022 |

In Belgium, Biotalys, an agricultural technology company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, and Olon, a contract development and manufacturing organization, developed a long-term strategic partnership for the manufacturing of Biotalys’ biocontrol products. Relying on its expertise in microbial fermentation, Olon Group will manufacture Biotalys’ biocontrols beginning with Evoca.

The partnership is driven by the common vision of transforming food protection with unique protein-based biocontrol solutions and secures the global supply of Biotalys’ newly developed biofungicide, Evoca, planned for market introduction in the United States in the second half of 2022 – pending regulatory approval.

Evoca, the first protein-based biocontrol in the Biotalys pipeline, aims to provide fruit and vegetable growers with a new rotation partner in integrated pest management (IPM) programs. It helps control diseases such as Botrytis and powdery mildew, thus reducing the dependency on chemical pesticides with corresponding residues in harvested produce while offering a distinctive new tool to manage pathogen resistance development.

 

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