BRANDT Acquires Majority Interest in BAICOR

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Company Announcement, Fertilizer

BRANDT is a global leader in agriculture with a strong focus on innovation, technology and customer service.  Now the company has acquired a majority interest in BAICOR L.C. out of Logan Utah.  BAICOR is a manufacture and distributer of specialty fertilizers with a focus on liquids for foliar and soil applications.  The new acquisition brings additional manufacturing capacity to BRANDT, as well as a pipeline of new products and leading research.

brandt“I am excited about this transaction,” said Rick Brandt, President & CEO of BRANDT. “BAICOR shares our values: We both believe in maximizing plants’ potential through the application of good science and quality products. We are thrilled to welcome BAICOR into the BRANDT family.”

Founded in 1989, BAICOR manufactures products for agriculture, greenhouse, turf and lawn & garden growers. The company distributes more than 40 proprietary specialty agriculture inputs under the BAICOR brand, in addition to extensive private label manufacturing. BAICOR products are distributed globally.

“We are excited to join the BRANDT family,” said Dr. Gene Miller, Founder of BAICOR. “This transaction makes us part of a bigger organization and will provide the opportunities necessary to continue to grow in the business and stay on the cutting edge of plant nutrition.”

BAICOR will now operate as a subsidiary of one of BRANDT’s three divisions, Specialty Formulations.  Employees of the company will be retained and management will continue their day-to-day operations.

“We’ve been working with the BAICOR team indirectly for a number of years through our Grigg Brothers brand,” noted Brandt. “And we’ve seen firsthand the quality of their products and their commitment to customer service. With the BAICOR team on board, the BRANDT team is even stronger.”