De Sangosse invests in Kan Biosys to conquer the agricultural biosolutions market in India – Le Journal des Entreprises
THE Lot-et-Garonne group De Sangosse (1,150 employees, €300m turnover), based in Pont-du-Casse and specializing in biofertilizers, biostimulants and biocontrol solutions for agriculture, has just announced its entry into the capital of the Indian company Kan Biosys India Private Limited, specialist in micro-organisms and “having an industrial tool dedicated to production by fermentation”. Kan Biosys is notably the first Indian company “with an award-winning technology for soil carbon enhancement, an alternative to stubble burning for rice and sugar cane crops”. The common objective is to “create a new dynamic in the agricultural ecosystem in India, and thus quickly conquer market share”, underlines a press release. “The Indian market represents 140 million hectares of arable land. With Kan Biosys, we have a new development platform for our innovations. The two companies will take advantage of their complementarities to develop new products”, adds Nicolas Fillon, managing director of De Sangosse.