USA: Syngenta offers organic vegetable substitute, seeks higher-margin innovations
US agrochemicals group Syngenta is exploring a new initiative - 'pro-environment' vegetables that are cultivated with the minimum of pesticides. This might seem an unusual move for one of the world's leading producers of pesticides, but Syngenta expects it to help boost profits. Although fewer pesticides are used on the vegetables, the sprays used are more modern, higher margin products, reports the Financial Times.
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