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KWS POTATO B.V.

KWS POTATO B.V. is an international and innovative company, focussing on breeding, production and marketing of seed potatoes.

On July 1st, 2008 KWS and van Rijn established a worldwide 50:50 Joint Venture which has been active in breeding, production and marketing seed potatoes for the global market.

On April 1st, 2011 KWS has intensified its activities in breeding, production and marketing of seed potatoes and formed a 100 % subsidiary, KWS POTATO B.V., located in Emmeloord, the Netherlands.

KWS is an independent, world-leading, innovative seed company. For more than 150 years, KWS’ core business has been breeding, production and sales of seed for agricultural crops of the temperate climatic zones. Today, KWS has got activities in close to 70 countries and focuses its activities on sugar beet, maize, cereals, oil- and energy crops and newly also on potatoes.

KWS will use its global network of research and breeding stations, its close connection to farmers and international sales force to intensify the potato activities within the next years.

In her daily activities KWS POTATO B.V. prioritizes the following values:

  • People
  • Customer Minded
  • Expertise
  • Trust
  • Excellent Quality
  • Being a service provider

On this way we make our slogan come true:

“Seeding the future - since 1856”.

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