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Keeping farm produce safe from pests and diseases

The Asiatic Agricultural Industries leadership team: (from left) marketing director Andrew Chan, chairman and technical director Chan Chek Chee, founder and director Chan Chik Wai, who started the company in 1972 by going from farm to farm on his bic
The Asiatic Agricultural Industries leadership team: (from left) marketing director Andrew Chan, chairman and technical director Chan Chek Chee, founder and director Chan Chik Wai, who started the company in 1972 by going from farm to farm on his bicycle selling agrochemical products, and managing director Lawrence Chan.PHOTO: ASIATIC AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES

Asiatic makes and distributes chemicals worldwide to help farmers increase their crop yields

The business of bringing food from farm to table has gone global, and home-grown Asiatic Agricultural Industries is doing its part.

The local manufacturer of crop protection and public health chemicals has a mission to aid food security and safeguard public health through its business.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 21, 2018, with the headline 'Keeping farm produce safe from pests and diseases'. Print Edition | Subscribe