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Provider of specialised and complimentary crop solutions to the agricultural industry

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With an integrated group of companies, the InteliChem Group makes a valuable contribution towards sustainable crop production.

The challenge today is to create greater food security in an environmentally sustainable way for an increasingly populous world, by creating a worldwide step-change in farming productivity. High yielding, quality and safe food are currently the key focus areas in the production process, and the sustainability of this drive can only be guaranteed by transforming the way crops are grown, through innovative technology and expertise.

The comprehensive value offering of InteliChem linked to our specialised, focused and complimentary business portfolio, enables us to provide growers with a complete crop solution for a large variety of crops, complementing the whole food supply chain.

Through the provision of intelligent crop solutions, we are ideally positioned to be the trusted business partner to our customers.

The value proposition of the Group consists of the following main segments:
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Independent and impartial consulting services
  • InteliGro provides integrated crop protection and specialised plant nutrition solutions. Strong emphasis is placed on developing our bio-rational offering with food safety focus.
  • The specialised plant nutrition range of the Group is developed by InteliFert with specialised products such as controlled release fertilisers and biostimulants.
    Carbology® is an innovative nutrition concept which has been developed and applied with great success over more than a decade optimising yields and quality.
  • InteliSeed has a high-quality seed range with supporting seed care expertise. The focus areas are vegetables, maize, oil seeds, cover crops and pastures.
  • Independent and impartial agricultural consulting services are provided by ProCrop, with 6 functional areas covered, i.e. crop protection, plant physiology, soil and irrigation, research, training and diagnostic services.
  • Innovative supportive technology compliments the package with real time information, reporting and decision-making tools assisting our experts in making accurate and informed recommendations.

We are now part of the WinField United global teamMay 2021

The worldwide landscape of agriculture and crop protection is changing fast and to be able to provide our customers with the best solutions, Villa Crop Protection and the Intelichem Group announced a merger under the American brand, WinField United.

December 2020 NewsletterDec 2020

After what has been a most challenging year, we share our highlights of the companies in our December 2020 Newsletter.
We are excited to start 2021 with new challenges and opportunities.

Transformation in AgricultureApr 2020

It is imperative to grow together and share knowledge and expertise to build towards a better and sustainable agricultural future for all.

InteliChem in the time of Covid-19Apr 2020

InteliChem and its group of companies are committed to continue the supply of products and solutions to its customers during the lockdown period.

People, Planet and ProfitsMar 2020

InteliChem Triple Bottom Line Values: People, Planet and Profits. At InteliChem we firmly believe business should be a force for good and benefit more than its shareholders.

InteliChem strengthens its position with a new strategic shareholderNov 2019

InteliChem and Masimong Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd take pleasure in announcing a transaction whereby Masimong has acquired a significant shareholding in InteliChem.

Climbing Kilimanjaro for HopeJul 2019

The Intelichem Group would like to assist the Children's Hospital Trust in raising funds for upgrading and expanding the Red Cross Children's Hospital's emergency centre.


Gideon Hefer

Chief Executive Officer

Pepler van der Merwe

Chief Financial Officer

  • Integrated crop protection and specialised plant nutrition
  • Bio-rational offering with food safety focus
  • High quality seed and seed care expertise
  • Dedicated in-house product development and formulation
  • Independent and impartial agricultural consulting services
  • Innovative supportive technology
Read more about our products and services by taking a look at our informative brochure.

With our head office situated in Stellenbosch and regional head offices in Wellington, Viljoenskroon, Germiston and Krugersdorp, the Group is a leader in the South African agricultural industry.

We are committed to continuously offer specialist products and services encompassing a holistic set of solutions for crop production.
We have developed a unique and differentiated portfolio of crop solutions through our complementary businesses.

The InteliChem Group is closely aligned with various multi-national research-based suppliers as well as leading local off-patent suppliers, and through our comprehensive distribution channels, widespread market coverage is offered to our supplier base.

Our broad supplier base ensures that new technology is accessible to the Group as part of our offering to our customers.

OUR GROUP VISION: Solutions for sustainable crop production
OUR MISSION: To be the trusted business partner to growers by providing intelligent crop solutions

Our deep routed principles that define our core values can be summarised as follows:

  • Integrity – to always maintain the highest levels of honesty and transparency
  • Inclusive – to include people from different backgrounds in our business and the opportunities it present
  • Excellence – to strive for the best in:
    • Results – average is simply not good enough
    • Innovation – always exploring new ideas, technology and processes
    • Consistency – maintaining a high level of service and expected outcome
  • Relationships with all stakeholders marked by:
    • Respect
    • Trust
    • Collaboration
  • Fun – we want to enjoy what we are doing

The only bottom line that most companies care about is profits.

However, we firmly believe business should be

  • a force for good and
  • benefit more than its shareholders.

So, as well as being profitable, our mission is also to benefit:

  • the environment and
  • the communities in which we operate.

Together they are known as "People, Planet and Profits". We consider ourselves as a positive contributor on all three counts.

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