BPIA Welcomes New Members:

CHR Hansen

Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company with the vision to use nature’s own resources to address important global challenges within food, health and agriculture. Chr. Hansen develops natural solutions for the food, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries and every day more than one billion people consume a product containing a Chr. Hansen ingredient. In 2012, Chr. Hansen established a new business unit ‘Plant Health’. As global agricultural productivity requirements are ever increasing, Chr. Hansen believes microbial solutions will be essential to address productivity challenge.  Building on 140 years’ expertise within microbial solutions and food bacteria, Chr. Hansen has entered the plant health market to become part of the answer with the purpose of inventing, developing and commercializing bacterial solutions to the agricultural industry.

Chr. Hansen was founded in 1874 by the Danish pharmacist Christian D.A. Hansen. Chr. Hansen employs about 3,500 people in more than 30 countries and is a publicly listed company.


To Probelte, quality is not a mere commitment but indeed a duty. At Probelte, we work day by day to improve the quality of our products, investing in R&D&I in the pursuit of continuous improvement. Innovation is part of our DNA, and so is the responsibility we have towards our customers, agriculture and nature. They allow us to proudly say that we are leaders on the market


Blue Norther Investments

Blue Norther Investments is a holding company and professional consulting firm based in the Dallas, Texas area. Since 2012 the company has operated and invested in areas as diverse as agriculture, healthcare, real estate, multimedia advertising and oil & gas services. Today we focus primarily on the agricultural sector. Our “virtual team” consists of professionals from agronomy, crop protection, manufacturing, product development, real estate, finance, creative & marketing and information technology. Depending on the project, we assemble the correct team to help our clients achieve an exceptional level of clarity and vision for the opportunity at hand.

McCain Foods

About McCain Foods USA McCain Foods USA is a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products for the foodservice markets, retail grocery chains and private label brands in restaurants and supermarket freezers across the country. McCain Foods USA Inc., headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, employs 4,000 people and operates production facilities in Idaho, Maine, Nebraska, Washington and Wisconsin. For more information, visit https://www.mccainusafoodservice.com. About McCain Foods  McCain Foods is the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products and supplies french fries, potato specialties, appetizers and desserts to retail and foodservice customers around the globe. McCain is the international leader in the frozen food industry, employing over 21,000 people and operating 52 production facilities on six continents. McCain Foods USA Inc., headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, employs 4,000 people and operates production facilities in Idaho, Maine, Nebraska, Washington and Wisconsin. For more information, visit https://www.mccain.com.

Lavie Bio Ltd

Lavie Bio, a subsidiary of Evogene (NASDAQ, TASE: EVGN), aims to improve food quality, agricultural sustainability and productivity through the introduction of microbiome based ag-biological products. Lavie’s unique approach utilizes a proprietary computational predictive technology, leveraging big data and advanced informatics for the design of microbiome-based products. Lavie’s product candidate pipeline of bio-stimulants and bio-pesticides addresses major needs in row crops such as corn and wheat as well as specialty crops such as grapes. For more information on the company, please visit: https://www.lavie-bio.com/.

Exacto, Inc.

Exacto, Inc. has nearly four decades of experience engineering sustainable agronomic solutions and producing private label products for several industry segments including Agriculture, Turf & Ornamental, and Industrial Vegetation Management.  


Revolutionizing Algae from Cultivation to Utilization TrueAlgaeTM brings the multi-faceted benefits of natural, regenerative, sustainable microalgae to the agriculture community. We provide farmers micronutrient dense algae products to nourish the soil, providing improvements in soil quality, more vigorous root systems, significant crop yield increases and longer shelf life. Our simply elegant technology is scalable, modular and closed-looped, providing a consistent, natural, organic and efficient way to grow microalgae. Because of this fast and low-cost production system TrueAlgae™ can reach many markets including agriculture, animal feed, human nutrition and environmental clean-up.