Our Vision

Our vision is to be an innovative plant nutrition supplier that complements our clients’ businesses through the use of Yield Enhancing Technologies®  and innovation.

This, as well as a comprehensive range of agronomic services, Plant Nutrient Scheduling® aligned with plant development and the use of growth enhancers, allows us and our clients to manage the development of their crops optimally.

As far as we are concerned there are no silver bullets, but long term success results from the total of all we do. The Kynoch-team is excited about the future and is looking forward to servicing our customers and to make a difference on the farm.

Our History

The Kynoch brand is more than 100 years old.

The Kynoch brand is more than 100 years old. Kynoch has been a groundbreaker in the fertilizer industry since 1919 and has proven it can stand the test of time. George Kynoch & Co first opened its doors in Birmingham, England in the 1850s where it manufactured explosives and ammunition.  In the early 1900s, Arthur Chamberlain who was chairman of George Kynoch & Co explored the possibility of selling explosives to the Gold Mines in the Transvaal. He found that Dynamite was already being produced at Modderfontein and Somerset West and that exporting explosives from Ireland would have priced Kynoch out of the market.

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Kynoch Today

In 2014, Kynoch became a member of ETC Group (ETG), a multinational conglomerate with its roots deeply embedded in Africa. ETG has a diverse portfolio of expertise across multiple industries, encompassing Agricultural inputs, logistics, merchandising and processing, supply chain optimization, digital transformation and energy.  In their 2020 financial year, ETG procured and distributed over 8 million metric tonnes of commodities’ including maize, pulses, wheat, rice, sugar, oilseeds, cashew nuts, cocoa, coffee, fertilizer and farm implements. The Group’s passion lies in the upliftment of farming communities; an unhindered commitment since its establishment in 1967.

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Group of Companies

Kynoch is part of the ETG Group of Companies.

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