Valagro was founded in Abruzzo and brings into the world of today the same passion for nature that produces its solutions for the care and nurture of plants. Today, our company is able to globally respond to the specific needs of the Customer, needs that reflect new and increasing requirements, in a context of increasingly scarce and precious resources. For this reason, here at Valagro, we have decided to accept a challenge: to bring development and prosperity using fewer resources, or rather to produce more and better for the needs of the world, using less land, less water and less technical means. To do this, we have placed research and innovation in the service of nature, understanding that taking care of the future means working together while respecting the environment and protecting the health of everyone.
The growing demand for food and well-being on the part of the world's population requires an effective response. Relying on a return to nature is not a realistic alternative because it does not suffice to meet global needs. On the other hand, excessive use of chemical products implies a non-sustainable choice in the long term from the environmental point of view.
Aware of this challenge, Valagro believes there is a third option: meet the needs of humankind using resources, thanks to a new Con-science, able to put Science at the service of man through innovation and respect for Nature.
Valagro has always had a passion for creating innovative and effective solutions for plant nutrition and care, while respecting people and the environment.
Valagro: passion for nature since 1980
Today, Valagro is a leading company in the production and marketing of bio-stimulants and fertilisers, with more than 370 professionals employed in Italy and 12 branches located throughout the world.
In addition to its production site in Atessa, Italy, the company has two other active production facilities in Norway.
A history of value
Valagro's story began 30 years ago with a distinctive value: the incessant search for innovation, respecting nature and ethics. These are the qualities that enabled the company to establish itself successfully in the Italian market during the eighties, following a successful path to consolidate its presence in a growing number of countries around the world. During the nineties, competence, customer orientation and innovation allow Valagro to enter the European market and subsequently to assert its presence in the Orient and in North and South America.
The new millennium opens with an industrial diversification process made possible by significant acquisitions initially involving the bio-nutrients of the American Nutrecology, specialising in fertilisers and extracts from the Norwegian Algea and Nordtang seaweed. Subsequently, Valagro acquires the English company Maxicrop, along with its subsidiaries in Australia and New Zealand, and the French company Samabiol.
These are the stages that accompany the consolidation of a distribution network that spreads across more than 85 countries, where Valagro is now present with a high-level offer certified by the highest international authorities.
The Valagro world today.
Growth and diversification have imposed a profound rethinking of the organisational structure of Valagro, strong investment in research, particularly in genomics and phenomics, and a division into three main business areas:
- Farm for agriculture;
- Garden & Turf for gardening and lawns;
- Industrials for the local and international industry.
In addition, Valagro has embarked on a new phase of diversification, producing special ingredients for animal feed, human food and cosmetics.