Our mission is to engage in research in the field of biotechnology, development of new products and active substances, production, distribution, and sales of microbiological preparations with application in agricultural production and environmental protection.
Industrial production of SLAVOL microbiological fertilizer began in 2005. according to the recipe of prof. Dr. Snežana Đorđević. The results of the application of the Slavol products in the yield and quality of different crops were quickly recognized by agricultural producers, and on that basis, our company began to develop.
Agrounik has 20 registered and certified products in its product range that are used as biofertilizers for soil treatment, seed and foliar fertilization, biopesticides, as well as inoculants for silage preparation and wastewater treatment.
In addition to existing products, Agrounik is also engaged in innovation and development activities through its subsidiary Biounik. It is the holder of several successfully completed domestic and European projects aimed at developing new innovative solutions in agriculture and ecology. Also, Agrounik connects regional institutes and faculties of natural sciences in its projects and engages the most recognized experts in the fields of molecular biology, plant protection, and microbiology.
All preparations are the intellectual property of Agrounik and are protected by a patent.
The company’s headquarters, production plant, and warehouse capacity of 5000m2 are located in Šimanovci, next to the Belgrade-Šid highway.
A team of 12 regional managers- agricultural engineers distributes the production program to our partners every day and educates consumers in Serbia.
Agrounik operates through its representative offices- subsidiaries in Croatia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, North Macedonia, and Russia.
Agrounik also exports its products to Russia, Iran, Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Slovenia, and Montenegro.
Agrounik’s vision is to become a regional leader in research, development, production, distribution, and sales of preparations based on microorganisms and their metabolites.
Agro-nika employs agricultural engineers who sell products from the Agrounik range in Syrmia, Slavonia, Baranja, and Zagorje.
Also, our team of 4 agricultural engineers provides expert advice on plant protection and nutrition, and animal nutrition.
The results of our products, which have been proven in production, have been recognized by many agricultural producers in Croatia, and with their long-term trust, Agro-nika has achieved exceptional business results.
Today, our products are present in over 200 agricultural pharmacies in BiH.
A team of two agricultural engineers educates the consumers and distributes our products on the market.
Scientific research work is directed towards innovations and the creation of new active formulations based on microorganisms and their metabolites with application in agricultural production.
Biounik employs three doctors of science in the field of microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology, several doctoral students, and masters. The mission of Biounik is to participate in various domestic and international projects through scientific research, engage scientific institutions and eminent experts in the field of biotechnology, and employ highly educated staff who will further work on the development of new innovative products.
Biounik has modernly equipped laboratories for microbiology, PCR, plant physiology, agrochemistry, and silage testing laboratory, as well as an expert team that participates in the implementation of domestic and foreign research projects.
Products from our range, which are the intellectual property of Agrounik and protected by patent, have been present on the North Macedonian market for over 10 years. Agrounik biofertilizers for soil treatment, seeds, and foliar fertilization, as well as inoculants for silage preparation and wastewater treatment, have found application in olericulture, orcharding, and arable farming.
Agrounik North Macedonia employs an agricultural engineer who visits agricultural pharmacies and producers every day, to create an offer of our products on the territory of North Macedonia, and on the other hand to raise the demand for the same.
The company in North Macedonia is another step towards our goal – to become a regional leader in research, development, production, distribution, and sales of preparations based on microorganisms and their metabolites.
Given the great interest in our Slavol, we have decided to support the rising demand and our partners by hiring professional staff, enabling direct access and education to agricultural producers
Agrounik Rus was founded with the aim of product placement, education of the market, and sharing the technology on the territory of Russia and former Soviet republics. Also, one of the goals of the subsidiary is cooperation in the field of scientific research with institutes throughout the Russian Federation. Research in the field of biotechnology is an extremely important segment of our business, which allows us to create products of the highest quality.
The representative office in Russia contributes to the realization of our vision – that the company Agrounik positions itself as a regional leader in research, production, and distribution of microbiological preparations with application in agricultural production.
We connect scientific work with the practical application of products proven on the market.
We want to create a system in which employees will use their potential in the development of new products that will change food production and environmental protection.
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Production takes place in Šimanovci near Belgrade. The production plant is equipped with the most modern fermenters for industrial multiplication of microorganisms and the production of their metabolites.
The production process is automated, with a built-in CIP system for washing and sterilization. Modern electronically controlled packaging lines enable the packaging of products in different types of packaging. The control of the production process as well as the quality of the semi-finished and finished products are performed in each defined phase of the production cycle in modernly equipped laboratories for microbiology and plant physiology.
The warehouse space is equipped with pallet storage and controlled conditions for storage and warehousing of finished products.
We have a HACCP certificate that guarantees a quality standard at every stage of production and maximum safety of our products in agricultural production.
For the application of our products in organic production, we have an ETKO certificate that is accredited by the European Union. The certificate confirms that the use of all our products in organic production is safe for the environment and that the product is completely natural without chemical additives.
Agrounik is the winner of the International Star for Leadership, Technology, and Innovation Award “International star for leadership in quality Paris 2011”, by the International Committee in Paris, which is awarded for good business results, customer satisfaction, planning, and decision making, human resources, and production processes.
Agrounik participates in a number of scientific projects funded by the Fund for Innovation and MNPRT, cooperating with numerous official scientific institutions in Serbia and the region: Agricultural Faculties in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture in Zagreb, Cacak, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and food in Skopje, the Faculty of Chemistry in Belgrade and the Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering in Belgrade, etc.
SLAVOL, as the first recognizable product of the company Agrounik, received a number of awards, of which we emphasize the gold medal – “EUREKA” in Brussels in 2005, the gold medal “IDEA” in 2005 in Hungary and the patent award of the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce, in 2007.
Our team of 21 agronomists contributes to the development of a network of partners and satisfied agricultural producers in the region.
We cooperate with all sales channels in agriculture from agricultural pharmacies, wholesalers, large estates and cooperatives. Within our logistics network, we have 13 warehouses in the region from which our products are distributed daily.
Agrounik is recognized in Serbia and abroad for the implementation of science in the economy: connecting scientific work as a result of which new products are created, their production, application and sales. The results of scientific work are transmitted to agricultural producers through employed agricultural engineers.
In Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia, there are 21 permanent agricultural engineers who are in daily contact with agricultural producers, provide education on the benefits of using our technology in organic and conventional production, distribute products, participate in fairs and seminars.
The results of the experiment are printed in brochures that are available to a large number of manufacturers. In that way, the motto “science from the laboratory to the field” was realized. For the achieved results, Agrounik has won numerous awards.
In 2008, Agrounik was named the best small and medium enterprise, and Prof. Dr. Snezana Djordjevic was named Entrepreneur of the Year. The award was given by “Blic” and “Banca Intesa” with the support of the RS Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Agency for Foreign Investments and Business Promotion SIEPA, the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the RS National Employment Service.
Agrounik is recognized by the credit rating company Coface as a company that deserves the Excellent SME certificate thanks to its positive financial and credit rating.
Agrounik is the winner of the Golden Superbrand award for the most innovative company in 2015/2016, based on the following criteria: brand recognition and reputation, long-term consistency and reliability, and responsible business. In 2017, Agrounik won the award and recognition “Innovative Entrepreneur of the Year” by the organization Ernest and Young.
Company was founded
The production of Slavol has started
The best small and medium-size company in Serbia
Established subsidiary in Croatia, Agronika Vukovar
Investment into a new hall in Šimanovci 2100m2
Founded subsidiary for research and development Biounik
Founded subsidiary in BiH – Agrounik BiH
Project from the fund for innovation activity with the aim of developing Erwix biopesticide approved
Founded subsidiary Agrounik MKD
Prof. dr Snežana Đorđević and Uroš Đorđević won the award for the Innovative Entrepreneur of the year by EY
Investment into new 3000m2 of production, administration, research, and development space
Founded subsidiary in Russia, Agrounik Russia
Agrounik company achievements
Today, the Superbrands program is present in more than 80 countries around the world. Agrounik is the winner of the Golden Superbrand award for the MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANY in 2015/2016.
The criteria for obtaining the status of Superbrand Serbia are based on three main characteristics of the brand: recognition and reputation, long-term consistency and reliability and responsible business
Superbrands Serbia was founded by Simeon Tsomokos in 2006 and since then it has been in the role of organizer of TGI Group International d.o.o., a company that deals with corporate communications and event management. The program is run by an affiliated company from Athens, Greece, Symeon G. Tsomokos S.A. (SGT).
In competition with more than 80 countries from around the world, AGROUNIK d.o.o. is the winner of the International Award for Leadership, Technology and Innovation “International star for leadership in quality Paris 2011”.
The award is given for doing business in accordance with the highest international standards.
Award criteria: good business results, customer satisfaction, planning and decision making, human resources, production processes. The decision on the award was made by the selection of the International Committee in Paris.
Prof. Dr. Snezana Djordjevic, founder and owner of AGROUNIK d.o.o. is the winner of the award “Flower of Success for the Woman of the Dragon” in 2009. The award was given to her for “the most European women’s company.” The award of the Association of Business Women “Flower of Success for the Woman of the Dragon” is the only recognition intended for the support and affirmation of women’s entrepreneurship in Serbia. This event gained an international character because the European Commission included the “Flower of Success for the Dragon Woman” in its official program.
AGROUNIK d.o.o. is the winner of the award “Captain Miša Anastasijević” for the best small and medium enterprise in 2008.
This recognition is awarded every year for the contribution to the development of entrepreneurial culture and creativity. The recognition “Captain Miša Anastasijević” is awarded by the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad and the company Media Invent.
AGROUNIK d.o.o. was declared the best small and medium enterprise, and prof. Dr. Snezana Djordjevic for Entrepreneur in 2008. The award is given by one of the highest-circulation dailies, Blic and Banka Intesa. The award began in 2007, and the organizers’ idea is to encourage entrepreneurship and give small businesses space to show results. In an effort to improve the business climate for entrepreneurs, the project was supported by the ministries of economy and finance, the Agency for Foreign Investments and Business Promotion SIEPA, the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the National Employment Service.
At the International Exhibition of Inventions in Hungary “IDEA” in 2005, prof. Dr. Snezana Djordjevic, is the winner of the award for innovation for the SLAVOL recipe.
The exhibition is organized by the Association “Idea – Club 13” from Hungary and is one of the most important international events in this field.
Prof. Dr. Snezana Djordjevic is the winner of the award for innovation for the recipe of SLAVOL, at the International Fair of Innovation, Research and New Technologies. The award was presented to her in 2005. Brussels Eureka is the most important world fair event in this area.
The recognition at the very beginning of the production of Slavol shows that the unique formula of this fertilizer was recognized at the very beginning as a new dimension in fertilization not only in Serbia but in the whole world.
AGROUNIK d.o.o. is the winner of the Gold Medal of the Novi Sad Fair for the production of microbiological fertilizer SLAVOL. The award was presented in 2004 at the International Entrepreneurship Fair.
From the very beginning of SLAVOL production, the quality of this fertilizer has been recognized as a new dimension in fertilization. AGROUNIK d.o.o. has proven with its product that scientific work can be translated into a product and then successfully placed on the market. The award at the International Entrepreneurship Fair at the Novi Sad Fair is just a confirmation that AGROUNIK d.o.o. from the very beginning he was on the right track.
Prof. Dr. Snezana Djordjevic, who compiled the recipe for the natural microbiological fertilizer SLAVOL, won a silver plaque at the International Fair of Innovation, Knowledge and Creativity “Tesla Fest”, in 2004.
The silver plaque at this event, which bears the name of one of the world’s most famous inventors, Nikola Tesla, confirms that SLAVOL, with its specific formula, represents a real patent.
The organizer of the “Tesla Fest” is the Association of Inventors of Serbia. Every year, more than 300 exhibitors from different European countries take part in this event.
Certificates of exceptional business and production
AGROUNIK d.o.o. is a producer of SLAVOL, a natural certified microbiological fertilizer. The quality of SLAVOL and the production process is confirmed by international certificates.
For the application of SLAVOL in organic production, AGROUNIK has been awarded the international ETKO certificate. For quality that meets the highest international standards and exceptional business results, Agrounik is the winner of the certificate “International star for leadership in quality Paris 2011”.
Agrounik d.o.o. is the winner of the international certificate Bureau Veritas, a global leader in the field of testing, inspection, and certification of biotechnological products, with a representative office in our country.
The ISO 9001: 2015 certificate has been awarded to our company for outstanding achievements in the production of microbiological fertilizers and wastewater treatment, which meet all the standards of the international community.
The ISO 9001 certificate is an award for the successful efforts of Agrounik to implement innovative solutions and demanding criteria in improving the performance of its products and reducing the damage to the natural environment and the human factor.
With the Quality Policy, Agrounik has defined its mission, vision, goals as well as the strategy for achieving the goals.
The mission of Agrounik is to continuously improve the quality of its products and achieve partnerships in the development of new products with scientific institutions and investors, increase customer satisfaction, suppliers and other stakeholders, accelerate the implementation of safety regulations, employee health and environmental protection. affects the increase of satisfaction of all employees and their contribution to the realization of the established goals of the company.
Agrounik is recognized by the credit rating company Coface as a company that deserves the Excellent SME certificate thanks to its positive financial and credit rating. Holders of the Excellent SME certificate belong to the family of excellent business models and results at the European level. For Agrounik, the certificate is another added incentive to continue with even more energy through its vision.
Agrounik d.o.o. is a two-time winner of the EcoCert award, for a wide range of services that include control and certification of organic, agricultural, and food products. Ecocert SA has awarded two certificates of quality for contribution to sustainable and organic production on farms, primarily in the categories of microbiological fertilizers, growth stimulants, and fungicides.
At the regional level, Ecocert organic operators are recognized by the ministries of agriculture in most European countries, and accordingly accredited to carry out control and issue certificates.
AGROUNIK d.o.o. is the winner of the international certificate of the gold category which confirms the exceptional business results as well as the perseverance and leadership of AGROUNIK d.o.o. in accordance with the QC 100 criteria, the selection of the international committee in Paris.
This international certificate confirms that AGROUNIK d.o.o. operates in accordance with the highest international standards. To be awarded this certificate, it was necessary to meet several conditions that meet the highest international standards. Criteria for awarding this certificate: good business results, customer satisfaction, planning and decision making, human resources, production processes. The decision to award the certificate was made by the selection of the International Committee in Paris.