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BRANDT’s Manni-plex® Technology Wins “Breakthrough Product of the Year” Award for Jamaican Retailer

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (October 10, 2017) – Newport Fersan Ltd, a fertilizer retailer in Jamaica, has won the Charles Henderson-Davis Award for Breakthrough Product of the Year, from the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, for its introduction of BRANDT’s Manni-Plex liquid fertilizer to the country’s agricultural marketplace.

Manni-Plex high performance foliar nutrients are formulated and manufactured by BRANDT. This technology delivers highly mobile and available nutrients to the plant quickly and effectively. Manni-Plex is currently sold throughout the U.S. and in several countries around the world.

“Each year we participate in the competition in hopes of winning one the many prestigious awards,” said Hedda Rose Pitter, Business Development Manager for Newport Fersan. “Thank you for the opportunity to bring Manni-Plex to the Jamaican market and to our farmers.”


A leading agricultural company, BRANDT serves growers around the globe. Founded in 1953 by Glen Brandt and his sister Evelyn Brandt Thomas to help Illinois farmers adopt new and profitable technologies, the company has experienced aggressive growth under the leadership of President and CEO Rick Brandt. Innovation, technology and strong customer service are a few of the core beliefs that drive BRANDT today. BRANDT’s focus is providing the products and services that give growers the best opportunity for return while building a stronger, healthier and more abundant food supply.