Bayer inaugurated a new global formulation technology laboratory at its site in Vapi, Gujarat, recently. The plant in Vapi is a production site for active ingredients for the company’s crop science division globally, with expertise in analytics and formulation development.
In India, the demand for high-quality food is growing rapidly with its fast-growing population and rising incomes. “With our innovative crop protection products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time, including feeding a fast-growing world population,” said Bernhard Grimmig, global head of formulation technology, crop science, division, Bayer. “Bayer is aiming at providing high-yielding seeds, efficacious and safe crop protection solutions and services for farmers worldwide to secure their harvests and incomes,” he added.“Bayer has a long presence in India with the development and production of crop protection chemicals as well as the provision of seeds for vegetables and arable crops,” said Richard van der Merwe, senior Bayer representative, South Asia.