1969 - 1973
AECI purchased the Kimfos company in Kimberley and started DCP production under the name Kimfos. The company operated under the name of Kynoch Capex.
Started trading under the Kynoch Feeds Name
a MDCP plant was built at Umbogintwini, south of Durban
First exports to Europe
Kalori plant commissioned
The DCP plant in Kimberley was relocated to Umbogintwini and the business was restructured with only one manufacturing site at Umbogintwini where the current range of core products that are manufactured are: MDCP, Kalori and Phosphate mineral supplements
Yara Animal Nutrition South Africa was established as a joint venture between Kynoch Feeds and Kemira Agro, a Finnish Company
Kemira Agro acquires full shareholding of Kynoch Feeds and the entire South African operation assumed the Yara Animal Nutrition South Africa name and identity.
Yara acquires Kemira in Europe as well as 100% shareholding in Yara Animal Nutrition South Africa