Agriculture Company Corteva Launches Zorvec Encantia, A New Technology To Ensure Better Crop Production. Corteva Announces the launch of Zorvec Encantia, a technology based on Zorvec active in South Africa, which will provide potato farmers much needed assistance to ensure a better crop even under challenging environmental conditions.
“Zorvec Encantia is here to change everything in terms of effectiveness, protection and productivity, and will be a great ally for South Africa’s potato producers during all stages of cultivation and in challenging climatic conditions,” Stephan Marais, Product Manager at Corteva Agriscience said in a statement, “After more than a decade of research, we have created a novel chemical with an unrivalled level of consistency and control, especially when it comes to management, allowing for lower operational costs and overall improved efficiency.”
Corteva, Inc. is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovation, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services.
Unathi Mhlatyana, Managing Director, McCain Foods South Africa said in a statement, “According to industry body, Potatoes SA, Potatoes generate around R8 billion at the primary sector or direct production level, and a further R25 billion at the secondary or manufacturing level. With potato consumption doubling between 2011 and 2021, and the vegetable’s considerable impact on the country’s GDP, food security and livelihoods, innovative crop protection technologies are vital to the sector’s ongoing sustainability – especially against the backdrop of climate change, extreme weather conditions and rising input costs.”
With some of the most recognised brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, Corteva Agriscience is committed to maximising productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.