BRIEF-Chr. Hansen and FMC in plant protection alliance

COPENHAGEN Mon Oct 7, 2013 2:15am EDT

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COPENHAGEN Oct 7 (Reuters) - Danish food ingredients maker Chr. Hansen said on Monday:

* Enters biological plant protection market through an exclusive global strategic alliance with American chemical company FMC Corporation

* The new strategic alliance creates a "powerful foundation" to compete in the multi-billion dollar biological crop protection market.

* The two companies will develop new products, knowledge and biological expertise.

* Financial details were not disclosed. Further company coverage:

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