Stockton and GroSafe Chemicals Distribution Agreement

Stockton is paving the way to global markets
March 17, 2017
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Stockton STK who specialize in the development and marketing of botanical based bio pesticides, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Grosafe Chemicals in New Zealand for Timorex Gold®. The product is currently available in the market to meet the late powdery mildew season in wine grapes.


Timorex Gold® has been used successfully on vineyards and table grapes for the control of powdery mildew, as well as in other fruit and vegetable crops in many overseas markets. It may be used as a standalone product or in rotation with other fungicides. It is harmless to beneficial insects and bees and is safe for human surroundings and the environment.

“The synergy between Grosafe Chemicals and Stockton STK is very high as both companies are committed to the research, development and marketing of bio-based solutions to improve plant health in a wide variety of crops without compromising environmental integrity.” explained Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton STK. “This is another significant confirmation of our product’s platform, paving the way for the flow of our new and innovative products and for sustainable crop protection.”

“This is great news for the New Zealand grape industry, said Mark Yortt, Managing Director of Grosafe Chemicals. Timorex Gold presents a true alternative for grape producers as this natural fungicide enables chemical load reduction and is a highly effective resistance management tool. It’s a new generation of biofungicides which can be integrated into conventional, IPM and organic production.”


Grosafe started trailing the product in New Zealand vineyards in spring 2014 and Yortt expects growers, advisors and retailers will welcome its registration for a number of reasons. Timorex Gold® will complement Grosafe Chemicals comprehensive fungicides’ portfolio, providing growers a unique natural solution for their vineyard production, in line with the industries objective of sustainable production.

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