In this space, we excel in identifying growth promotion properties to improve plant health along with overall growth.


Feeding the ever-growing population will become increasingly difficult as resources continue to become constrained or diminished.

Microbial technologies will help to fill the gap through a variety of mechanisms. Our team focuses on plant growth promotion through biofertilizers and biostimulants.

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Custom Fermentation

You have worked hard to find the perfect strain. Your final step to commercialization is to scale your product and you need this done rapidly, accurately, and economically. That’s what we do best!

We provide pilot-scale products for customer trials while helping you achieve manufacturing scale-up. Partnering with us means you can get to market faster!

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