Phosphea to acquire SPO in Brazil

September 2022 – Phosphea hereby inform that they have finalized the acquisition of the totality of the quotas representing SPO’s corporate equity.

SPO’s facilities consist in a production unit of a 100,000 tons capacity for feed phosphates, and a 100 000 tons capacity for the distribution of natural salt located in Imbituba (Santa Catarina state), South of Brazil.

Yohann Becker, CEO of Phosphea, explains :

« With this acquisition, Phosphea continues its development strategy through the addition of an industrial plant, with the ambition to serve the needs of the dynamic animal nutrition market in Brazil ».

Rogério Spode, CEO of SPO,

« I’m glad we found in Phosphea the international partner most aligned with our values of responsibility, quality, safety and efficiency ».

About SPO – SPO Indústria e Comércio LTDA

SPO Indústria e Comércio Ltda. was founded in August 1998 and is focused on the processing of salt and phosphate for animal nutrition.

The Company is located in Imbituba/SC, Brazil, near the Port of Imbituba and the Federal Highway BR-101, with facilitated logistical access to serve the entire country, with clients in 15 states, in all regions of the country. SPO has a constructed area of over 20,000 m² and has a workforce of 80+ employees.

Throughout its history, SPO has valued responsibility, quality, safety and efficiency in its activities and is known all over Brazil as a company of excellence in the animal nutrition market.

About Phosphea and its subsidiary Phosphea Brasil Comércio de Fosfatos LTDA.

Phosphea offers a wide range of mineral-based solutions for the animal nutrition industry: feed phosphates, calcium carbonate, urea, salt, lithothamnium calcareum, sodium bicarbonate, and a range of innovative solutions (CalseaGrow, humIPHORA).

With a workforce of some 450 people and a production capacity of more than 900,000 tons spread over its seven production sites (France, Tunisia, Spain and Serbia), Phosphea sells its products in more than 100 countries.

Phosphea is a subsidiary of Groupe Roullier, one of the world leaders in plant, animal and human nutrition. Incorporated in 1959, the group operates worldwide, has a total workforce of more than 9 200 people and generated in 2021 a turnover of EUR 2.65 billion.



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