This strategic collaboration brings together Vestaron’s novel insecticides and Simplot Grower Solutions’ extensive network and agronomic expertise, to deliver sustainable and effective crop protection solutions to farmers across the country.

COFEPRIS (Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risk) has granted registration of the active ingredient of BASIN insecticide in Mexico. This significant achievement comes just two weeks after the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted unconditional registration for BASIN insecticide in the United States.

This approval marks a significant milestone in Vestaron’s mission to revolutionize the agricultural crop protection industry by creating the novel modes of action growers need to effectively manage pests while enhancing sustainability.

California tree nut producers are discovering the power of SPEAR® LEP, a peptide-based insecticide, in the battle to take back control over navel orangeworm. Being the first insecticide since 2007 with a new mode of action (IRAC Group 32) producers can add SPEAR LEP to their insect management rotation to reduce the overuse of traditional synthetic chemicals.

Vestaron Corporation has been granted an Article 53 Emergency Authorization to provide farmers in Greece with access to a novel bioinsecticide that tackles devastating infestations of tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta) while presenting minimal risk to beneficials, pollinators, or people.

The Board of Directors of Vestaron Corporation, a leading provider of innovative peptide insecticide solutions, announced today that Anna Rath has left her position as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of Vestaron as the Company transitions to a new phase of leadership.

This year, Vestaron became the first US company to receive the European Bee Award in the category of Technological Solutions to Reduce Farming Operations Impact on Pollinators.

Vestaron highly commended for Product Innovation in the Reuters Responsible Business Awards

Vestaron was honored to be highly commended for the Product Innovation Award as part of the prestigious Reuters Responsible Business Awards 2023.

Our innovative peptide insecticide based crop protection products address the urgent need for more sustainable pest management in agriculture and food production.

The judges made note of Vestaron’s potential: “Vestaron has identified a perfect solution using the power of peptides rather than chemical insecticides to keep crops safe. Working with, rather than against nature, without sacrificing performance or safety, Vestaron has provided a powerful solution, protecting nature and delivering food safety.”

This recognition underscores the dedication of our team to empowering farmers, promoting environmental stewardship, and ensuring food security.

For a deeper dive into Vestaron’s groundbreaking technology and its impact on sustainable agriculture:

The full list of trailblazing winners and other highly commended companies can be found here: Reuters 2023 Winners.


Sarah Fox, VP of Sustainability • (970) 646.1491 •

Growers are increasingly challenged to protect the yield and quality of their crops in the face of growing insect resistance to traditional insecticidal products. This comes at a time when the expanding world population demands more and better sources of food and many jurisdictions are placing increased value on eco-friendly farming practices.

Vestaron Corporation, the industry leader in developing peptide-based crop protection products, announced today a research and development collaboration with Bioinsectis S.L., an innovator in developing novel biopesticides.