Vive and A&L Biologicals collaborate on Sustainable Development Tech. Canada (SDTC) Project

NEWS RELEASE: September 1, 2020 | Toronto, ON and London, ON

Vive Crop Protection and A&L Biologicals Inc., a subsidiary of A&L Canada Laboratories Inc., are harnessing the power of their combined technologies in an SDTC Project “Targeted Delivery of Biopesticides.” Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an independent federal foundation which helps Canadian companies develop and deploy competitive, clean technology solutions to help solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges: climate change, clean air, clean water and clean soil. Vive Crop Protection and A&L Biologicals Inc., a subsidiary of A&L Canada Laboratories Inc., are harnessing the power of their combined technologies in an SDTC Project “Targeted Delivery of Biopesticides.” The new targeted biopesticide products will provide farmers with higher yield potential using sustainable technologies that can be easily integrated into existing crop management practices. The project includes greenhouse and field trial testing, through to commercialization. The global biopesticide market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 14.7% from an estimated value of USD 4.3 billion in 2020 reaching USD 8.5 billion by 2025. Vive and A&L’s technologies address these global trends and support development of this emerging market. QUOTES: “The team at A&L Biologicals has developed several effective novel bio fungicides and other crop protection products that we are bringing to the market, and we believe the enhanced performance using Vive’s Allosperse delivery system will be game changers for our farmer customers,” said Greg Patterson, CEO and Founder of A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. “We are investing aggressively into research and development of new biological crop protection technologies,” said Nevin McDougall, President and CCO of A&L. “Unlocking the effectiveness of these new products with leading edge delivery technology is an important strategic initiative.” “Biological pesticides are becoming increasingly important to farmers and can add a valuable tool to their toolbox, especially in terms of improved performance and resistance management,” says Darren Anderson, CEO of Vive Crop Protection. “Bringing unique products with real benefits to farmers is key to Vive’s mission.” “Vive’s Allosperse delivery system allows important active ingredients to be used in ways that provide maximum benefit to farmers. It will be a key component in delivering biological pesticides or a mix of conventional and bio-pesticides to the marketplace,” says Jordan Dinglasan, VP of Product Development, Vive Crop Protection. For more information on A&L Biologicals, visit www.albiologicals.com. For more information on Vive Crop Protection Inc,. visit www.vivecrop.com. About A&L We are an innovative, research driven technology company focused on sustainable development. Through leading expertise, modern laboratory facilities and strong customer focus, A&L serves a wide range of industries including Agriculture, Environmental, Food & Pharma -- globally. In Agriculture, A&L provides comprehensive analytical services for soil, plant tissue, feed, fertilizer, and water. A&L’s services also include production recommendations, remote sensing and precision agriculture capabilities. A&L Biologicals Inc. is a subsidiary of A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. focused on research and development of biological compounds for use in agricultural production systems. The Environmental division provides organic and inorganic chemistry and general chemistry using state of the art technology and methodology. For Food & Pharma, A&L provides analytical services for plant tissue, water, media and finished product. A&L’s services also include disease diagnostics, genetic analysis, production recommendations, and Plant Monitoring Program. The company operates two analytical laboratories serving clients throughout Canada, the US and Internationally. Please visit our website at www.alcanada.com.


For A&L Biologicals, please visit www.albiologicals.com. About Vive Crop Protection Vive creates Precision Chemistry products using the Allosperse® Delivery System. Allosperse greatly improves the performance of pesticide and biopesticide active ingredients, helping farmers do more with less, while increasing crop quality and yield. Visit www.ViveCrop.com for more information.                                    # # #



Vive Media Contact:


Darren Anderson CEO Vive Crop Protection Inc. danderson@vivecrop.com


A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. Contacts:


Nevin McDougall President and CCO A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. nmcdougall@alcanada.com


Greg Patterson CEO and Founder A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. patterson@alcanada.com







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