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July 14, 2006 - 10:12

Syngenta to acquire Conrad Fafard, Inc.

Syngenta Professional Products announced last week that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Conrad Fafard, Inc., a North American producer of packaged growing media for the professional ornamental grower and consumer retail markets.

Fafard will become a stand-alone business unit in the Syngenta Professional Products group. “Syngenta and Fafard share a deep commitment to quality products and customer service,” said Rob Neill, vice president, Syngenta Professional Products, “and we plan to retain the Fafard brand, people, headquarters and channels to market.” The closing is subject to regulatory approvals and the approval of Fafard’s shareholders.

 GRO-WELL Brands Acquires Sierra Organics

GRO-WELL Brands announced the closing of the acquisition of Sierra Organics, one of the largest regional natural and organic landscape and soil companies in the Western United States.

This strategic acquisition positions GRO-WELL Brands to expand its reach into the California market, which is one of the largest demographic regions using natural and organic home and garden products, according to GRO-WELL.

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