Prolongation of our Lambda Cyhalothrin registration in Croatia

 

Our subsidiary Sparta Research Ltd. holds the registration for Lambda Cyhalothrin 50 EC under the name CYCLONE. The Croatian authorities have now decided to extend the authorisation until 31 March 2029. CYCLONE is an insecticide for controlling insects in wheat, barley, oats, rapeseed, sugar beet, peas, beans and potatoes.


SFM Chemicals GmbH commissions FormiChem with the production of liquid formulations

 

SFM Chemicals has entered into a strategic partnership with FormiChem GmbH in Neuburg an der Donau as part of the closure of the SFM Chemicals GmbH formulation site agreed with the town of Ochsenfurt.

FormiChem is an independent production service provider for the chemical industry. Its customers include well-known industrial companies as well as small and medium-sized innovative companies.

STEFES GmbH, the parent company of SFM Chemicals, is already working successfully with FormiChem. This collaboration will now be intensified by SFM handing over its production plant for suspension concentrates to FormiChem and relocating it to Neuburg. This transfer will be completed by the start of the fourth quarter of 2024. SFM liquid formulations such as SL, EC and EW will then be produced in existing FormiChem facilities.

In addition, SFM and FormiChem are planning the construction and joint financing of a second, new SC formulation and filling plant.

SFM Chemicals GmbH will continue to exist and will continue to operate the plant for special granulates and packaging at a new location in the Ochsenfurt area.

The production expertise of both companies complements each other perfectly and the new partnership will increase the formulation possibilities for our customers.


CLAYTON & STEFES - A strong partnership

The family-owned companies Clayton Plant Protection Ltd. and STEFES GmbH are building on their shared past and continuing to intensify their co-operation for the German and European markets.

After years of trusting co-operation, both companies are pleased to announce a far-reaching collaboration in the area of distribution and future product development.

The Irish company Clayton Plant Protection Ltd is already represented in Germany through a wide range of registrations and has now entrusted STEFES GmbH exclusively with the distribution of important products. We are pleased to be able to supplement the extensive portfolio with Clayton products.

 

The co-operation was primarily agreed for the following products:

STEFES FLUROXY 200 (Fluroxypyr 200 g/l EC)

KAPPARON (Dithianon 700 g/kg WDG)

MATTIUM (Cymoxanil 600 g/kg WDG)

STEFES PROTHIO 250 (Prothioconazole 250 g/l EC)

KENDO Classic (PROSULFOCARB 800 g/l EC)

 

STEFES will be responsible for the exclusive distribution of the aforementioned Clayton formulations under its own brand in Germany. Clayton will continue to focus on product development, quality and delivery reliability and registration issues. Both companies are convinced that they will be able to combine their respective strengths to the benefit of our German customers.

Furthermore, both companies agree on far-reaching investment plans with regard to new product developments and projects in order to be able to provide interesting products for the German and European market in the future.


Exhibitions 2024

We will attend this fair again and would be happy to meet you there!  

13.03.2024 – 15.03.2024  CAC, Shanghai


STEFES Food GmbH - Member of the STEFES-Group

STEFES Food GmbH is the newest member of the STEFES-Group. Although a young company, it is managed by colleagues who together have more than half a century of experience in the food trade.

A wide variety of products are traded in the plant-to-plate sector, with a steadily increasing focus on ecologically sustainable products.

The assortment comes from all parts of the world, and quality, service and responsible action are the top priorities in the selection process.


STEFES products on the New Zealand market

For over 20 years, our products have been distributed by a local partner, making them available to the grower of agricultural crops.

Some of these products were recently featured on the website of the distributor Inta-Ag:

 

Cymoxanil 450 WDG - CURFEW

Ethofumesate 500 SC - ETHOMATE

Indoxacarb 150 SC - CAPRA

Oxadiazon 380 SC - FORESITE


INDONESIA

On 1 October 2019, we started our project "Training measures for the sustainable improvement of conventional and organic smallholder agriculture" and successfully completed it by 31 March 2022. Indonesia is an important and growing market for us and we are conducting business through our subsidiary PT STEFES Indonesia. Thanks to our network and experience with special leaf fertilizer, biostimulants and soil management, the German Government – through its Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development BMZ (that is promoting sustainable projects worldwide), supported us in implementing this program.

Through develoPPP.de, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) fosters private sector engagement in areas where entrepreneurial opportunities and development challenges overlap. Sequa is one managing organisation appointed by the BMZ to implement the develoPPP.de program.

In the region of West Java as well as all over Indonesia, there are literally hundreds of thousands of smallholder farmers that are supporting the country by providing fruits, vegetables as well as other agricultural products. Knowledge about latest technologies in sustainable and organic farming can not reach each and everyone. In order to bring such knowledge to the Indonesian farmer, this project has been set up.

In December 2019, we had started a training programme for 10 local agronomists to impart specialised knowledge in sustainable agriculture. This know-how was passed on by the 10 trainers to more than 1000 smallholder farmers who are united in 3 farmer cooperatives. Also involved was an agricultural college from Lembang, "SMK Pertanian Pembangunan Negeri", which accompanied student activities around the project.

The main objective was to provide knowledge to improve yield and quality of crops and to encourage growers to continue sustainable farming after the end of the trainings.

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Link to the project video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97xKF6yjS3E


Receipt of the AEO-C Authorized Economic Operator permit for the area of “Customs Simplification”

Since September 30, 2019 and after a successful audit by the customs authorities, STEFES GmbH has been granted an AEO-C license.

As an AEO-certified company, we are recognized by customs as a safe trading partner and can benefit from simplifications in the context of customs formalities. Furthermore, access to further customs simplifications is made easier for us.

The certification allows us to speed up customs processes and procedures for our customers during import and export activities. Internationally, the AEO status is currently recognized by the member states of the European Union, Switzerland, the USA, Norway, Japan, Andorra and China.


SANIKIT – First Aid for spray damage and phytotoxicity

Germany: Sanikit is a newly developed combi pack consisting of each 1 bottle of 500 ml from the biostimulant fluisan and the adhesion and penetration agent drop-kick. Please find more information in the German section > AGRO in the area of micro nutrients, biostimulants as well as adhesion and penetration agents.


Our leaf fertilizer, biostimulants and crop protection chemicals in Ecuador und Panama

As part of the expansion of our business, we have registered the following products in Ecuador and Panama.

Registrations in Panama:

• Amino16 (Free L-Amino acid solution)
• COS 90 (Chitosan Oligosaccarides 90%)
• NeoGreen® Liquid (Tannin and algae extracts)
• NeoGreen® Powder20 (Mineral foliar fertilizer)
• NeoGreen® Powder Classic (Mineral foliar fertilizer)

Registrations in Ecuador:

• Herbagreen Fluisan (Tannin and algae extracts)
• Herbagreen Z20 (Mineral foliar fertilizer)
• Amino16 (Free L-Amino acid solution)