Biotalys and Chrysal announce collaboration

Evaluating the potential of biofungicide in ornamental crops

Biotalys, a Food and Crop protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols, announces a collaboration with Chrysal to protect flowers against fungal diseases and preserve their beauty using its new generation biofungicide. The study will be conducted at Chrysal in the Netherlands and will focus on post-harvest fungal protection for cut flowers.

Patrice Sellès, CEO of Biotalys, commented: “We are very pleased to partner with Chrysal, the world leader in flower foods, as we continue to develop our pipeline of safe and effective protein-based biocontrols to address the need for more sustainable agricultural practices. The goal of this collaboration is to evaluate the potential of our biofungicide to protect cut flowers against fungal diseases after harvest. If successful, it will provide proof of the unique potential and broad applicability of our biocontrols platform, including its use in flowers.”

Peter Vriends, CEO of Chrysal added: “We are very excited about this collaboration with Biotalys as it fits our strategic goal to offer sustainable solutions globally. Novel technologies, such as developed by Biotalys, perfectly fit the need of our customers as well as the growing desire of consumers to enjoy flowers that are grown with respect for our planet. We look forward to working together and to developing novel high value solutions for our end users in the sector.”

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