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Certification is a ticket to entry

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

“Certification is a ticket to entry”

Consumers want food that is both healthy and safe – and they want to know where it comes from. That is why European authorities have developed a number of regulations for the production of fruits and vegetables. Certification schemes enable farmers to comply with these requirements. In this video, experts from the value chain discuss why everyone benefits from certification. »  more

Ronald Guendel discussing corporate-supplier relationships.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Empowering farmers around the world

How can smallholder farmers be empowered to have a successful and sustainable business? This was the central point of discussion at the Sustainable Smallholder Development Forum in London. »  more

A passport to more transparency

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A passport to more transparency

The value chain is becoming more complex and the need for traceability is increasing accordingly. With the Field Passport, Bayer Food Chain Partnership has made the growing process more transparent while improving good agricultural practices. »  more

From left to right: Philippe Binard (Freshfel Europe), Marleen Vaesen (Greenyard), Christophe Bouchet (Primor Fruit), Dubi Raz (Netafim), Matthias Kremer (Bayer), Juan Colomina Figueredo (COEXPHAL), and moderator Chris White (Fruitnet).

Monday, February 20, 2017

“It’s essential that we all work together”

European farmers, traders, and retailers are currently facing many challenges. Bayer Food Chain Partnership helps growers tackle each of these challenges while connecting the entire value chain. Together with some of its partners, the company presented sustainable solutions for the future in its Exhibitor Forum at Fruit Logistica. »  more

Friday, February 10, 2017

Highlights from Fruit Logistica 2017

The 25th edition of Fruit Logistica was a record-breaking event – more than 3,000 exhibitors from 86 countries, and more than 70,000 visitors from more than 130 countries. The Bayer Food Chain Partnership booth attracted lots of visitors from all over the world. Click through our photo gallery for some highlights of Food Chain Partnership at Fruit Logistica 2017. »  more

Woman takes vegetables out of the shelf

Thursday, February 9, 2017

What are the challenges in European fruit and vegetable production?

The fruit and vegetable sector in Europe is undergoing major change and facing many challenges. At Fruit Logistica, Bayer again hosted the Exhibitor Forum to discuss these challenges – but also the opportunities in European fruit and vegetable cultivation – from the different perspectives of the value chain. Watch this video, which was played before the series of expert talks. »  more

The entire citrus industry is in danger because of citrus greening

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Citrus greening – a global threat

Imagine a world without orange juice – unthinkable, but it could happen. The cause: citrus greening. An entire industry is in danger as a result of this disease. Globally, millions of citrus plants have been culled, and there is no cure available. Together with growers, processors, and researchers, Bayer is working on holistic and sustainable solutions to combat the disease. »  more

Dr. Arnd Nenstiel, Global Head of Agricultural Policy and Stakeholder Affairs at Bayer

Monday, February 6, 2017

“We have an important role to play”

Dr. Arnd Nenstiel, Global Head of Agricultural Policy and Stakeholder Affairs at Bayer, and Ronald Guendel, Global Head of Food Chain Relations at Bayer, discuss why they are so excited to visit Fruit Logistica. Furtermore, they reveal what will be the key topics this year and why it is so important to keep close ties to all stakeholders along the value chain. »  more

Water is the world’s most vital resource – and protecting it is an integral part of sustainable agriculture

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Protecting a precious resource

Water is the most vital resource for life, and its conservation is an essential element of sustainable agriculture. Experts at Bayer have developed an innovative system for farmers that is designed to prevent contamination of surface waters by, for example, crop protection agents. Find out more in the interview with David Lembrich, Stewardship Manager. »  more

Making more slices from a single tomato

Monday, January 23, 2017

Certification – Let’s Go Skiing

Achieving certification is not so different from learning how to ski. You don’t start with the black trails but instead with an easy run. The Bayer certification tool BayG.A.P. helps small and medium-sized farmers hit the slopes the right way – because without certification they only have limited market access. »  more

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Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) Europe 2017

Utrecht, Holland, May 9-10, 2017

German Fruit & Vegetable Congress

Dusseldorf, September 21-22, 2017

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