Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC Commences Business Operations in France

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Gavilon France to Distribute Full Range of Fertilizers in January 2010


Savannah, Ga. (Jan. 27, 2010) – Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC today announced it has commenced business operations in France. The Versailles-based Gavilon France SAS began merchandising and distributing granular urea and UAN solution, as well as other nitrogen, phosphorous and potash fertilizer products in January 2010.

“We are pleased to be expanding our international presence in France, which is a major granular urea and UAN solution importing country,” commented Brian Harlander, president of Gavilon Fertilizer. “Gavilon France will also market a full range of N, P and K fertilizers, including prilled urea, P2O5 and K2O.”

Gavilon France, located at 85 Avenue de Saint Cloud in Versailles, will be managed by Philippe Schrapp, who will serve as managing director. A 20-year veteran in the fertilizer industry, Schrapp was previously founder and chairman of Francefert SAS in Le Chesnay, France. For business inquiries, please call +33 (1) 30 84 14 00 or fax +33 (1) 39 02 31 83.

About The Gavilon Group, LLC
Gavilon Fertilizer, LLC is a subsidiary of The Gavilon Group, LLC. The Gavilon Group, LLC provides essential services in the physical distribution, trading, merchandising and risk management of raw materials and value-added products moving through the global supply chain of grain, feed ingredients, fertilizers and energy products. For more information, please visit