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Fargro acquires horticulture division of Agrovista UK Ltd

16/04/2018

Article taken from The Commercial Greenhouse Grower, April 2018.

Fargro Ltd announced that it has acquired the southern Ornamental Horticulture division of Agrovista UK Limited. The purchase of this division will allow it to strengthen its position as leader in this market. Area Sales Managers Malcolm Tickner and Debbie Atkinson will be joining Fargro from Agrovista to maintain continuity for its customers. "We are delighted to have brought the acquisition of the southern Ornamental Horticulture division of Agrovista to completion and are looking forward to building a relationship with Agrovista's customers. Fargro has a reputation for providing market leading products and expert advice on Ornamental Horticulture. We are excited about bringing this expertise to a new audience.", stated Richard Hopkins, Managing Director of Fargro Ltd.

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