Highlights of Our story

  • 1991

    Company started with Mackechnie Fungicide for cocoa in South West Nigeria.
  • 1996

    Productive Farmers Programme was launched to train the farmers and crop protection product dealers on safe and responsible use of crop protection products.
  • 1999

    Pioneer set of graduate trainees recruited.
  • 2001

    Celebrated 10th year anniversary. Became a leading player in the Nigerian agrochemical market.
  • 2003

    Saro Agrosciences began operations in Ghana.
  • 2008

    Introduction of the key account model that transformed into Direct to Retail in 2009.
  • 2009

    Acquisition of manufacturing plant by Saro Agrosciences in Ibadan.
  • 2012

    Commissioned the ultra-modern container terminal in Amuwo-Odofin Lagos. Launch of the Leadership Development and General Management Program in partnership with Lagos Business School.
  • 2013

    Began a Joint Venture with SeedCo as Agriseedco and is currently leading the Nigerian agricultural revolution with the introduction of the High Yielding Maize Seed.
  • 2019

    Transition to Saro 2.0 with a new business direction that focuses on continuous innovation as we enhance the Nigerian farmers’ competitiveness and output. Our services include provision of affordable complete agro inputs and excellent technical services.