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ECONOMIC SCAN

Crystal Crop Protection acquires 3 Syngenta brands

PANAJI: Crystal Crop Protection Limited, one of the research and development based crop protection manufacturing and marketing companies in India, has acquired proclaim, tilt and blue copper brands in India from Syngenta. This acquisition from Syngenta will enhance Crystal’s penetration in the pulses, cotton, rice, wheat, vegetable and grapes markets in India. Syngenta India’s managing director, Rafael Del Rio said, “The Competition Commission of India (CCI) directed the divestment of these brands to Crystal while approving the global acquisition of Syngenta by ChemChina. We are confident that Crystal will continue to steward the products for the benefit of the farming communities.” NT

Pretty Home expo in city

PANAJI: Pretty Home exhibition is underway at Don Bosco High School, Panaji and will be open to public until December 2. The organiser of the expo Pooja Kankonkar said, “Pretty Home has become a leading brand of exhibitions in Goa over the years.” More than 120 stalls of consumer products are present at the expo with a wide variety to choose from for the visitors. There is no entry or parking fee for this exhibition. This year the number of stalls is double of what it was in the past leading to many new business opportunities. Pretty Home has now acquired the status of an annual event in Goa. The product range comprises of home appliances, furniture, computers, fashion items, clothes, to electronics and gadgets, ladies/gents shoes, garments, kitchenware etc. Pretty Home was launched in January 1988 by late Eknath Kankonkar. NT

 

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