News Archive

Ronald Guendel (left) and Tomas Zaborowski (second from left) were part of the jury at the student case study competition.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Everyone’s a winner in IFAMA’s 2017 student competition

What challenges lie ahead for farmers in emerging markets like Guatemala or Mali? How can agribusiness in different parts of the world benefit from an initiative connecting stakeholders throughout the whole food chain – and how does its implementation contribute to sustainable agriculture? »  more

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

One common standard across the entire globe

Ben Burgers of Roveg Fruit BV has a lot of experience exporting and importing fresh produce from all over the world. That’s why he understands the importance of promoting good agricultural practices and implementing sustainable farming standards. In fact, he hopes that there will soon be only one common standard. »  more

The Dominican Tropical Fruits company annually exports around 300 containers of mangoes to Europe.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Fruits of the Caribbean

Cocoa, sugar, coffee – these are among the most popular export commodities of the Dominican Republic. We talked with Guillermo Contreras, Operations Manager at the Dominican Tropical Fruits company, about the merits of fruits and vegetables grown in this Caribbean country and how the Brexit announcement has impacted their business. »  more

Micro-dam technology prevents erosion and run-off.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Successful trials with micro-dam technology

Erosion and run-off represent a huge challenge for farmers – and potato cultivation is particularly sensitive to it. Rain can cause soil to be washed away, along with important nutrients and crop protection products. This not only reduces farmers’ yields but also puts the environment at risk. Implementing micro-dams is a proven solution. »  more

Impressions from GFIA Europe

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Impressions from GFIA Europe

After three years in Abu Dhabi, the GFIA came to Utrecht for its first European conference. Although not the biggest country in terms of land area, the Netherlands is nevertheless the second-largest exporter of food in the world – one of the reasons why Dutch farmers need smart faming solutions. »  more

Last year’s Tour de Farm was a great success – with more than 170 visitors.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Supporting smallholder farmers in Guatemala

Smallholder farming accounts for most of the agricultural production in Guatemala. Together with San Juan Agroexport, Bayer Food Chain Partnership supports growers both in and off the field, thereby improving their livelihood as well as promoting sustainable agriculture. »  more

Last year’s Tour de Farm was a great success – with more than 170 visitors.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Fruit Logistica 2017 – The highlight reel

“Everybody was happy and motivated,” says Ronald Guendel, Global Head of Food Chain Relations at Bayer Division Crop Science, about this year’s Fruit Logistica in Berlin. This video shows the highlights of the fair – and showcases how Food Chain Partnership connects the entire food value chain. »  more

Last year’s Tour de Farm was a great success – with more than 170 visitors.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Joining hands to bring innovation and sustainability in agriculture

At the GFIA Europe 2017, stakeholders along the value chain will discuss innovations in sustainable agriculture across all types of food production. The conference will take place on May 9 - 10, 2017 in Utrecht, Netherlands. In a special session, the Food Chain Partnership team will provide insights into its various initiatives and activities. »  more

Last year’s Tour de Farm was a great success – with more than 170 visitors.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Tour de Farm 2017: Talking about sustainable potato farming

For the third year in a row, Farm Frites and Bayer will once again organize the Tour de Farm in Belgium and the Netherlands. On September 6 and 8, two local farmers will host the event, which will promote technologies for sustainable potato farming – and inspire dialog among stakeholders of the value chain. »  more

Philippe Binard, General Delegate of Freshfel Europe

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Sustainable table grape production in Greece

The Greek farming organization Pegasus Agrifood Coop, a Bayer Food Chain Partnership member, has developed a digital strategy to achieve a more efficient spraying application. The result is a higher percentage of marketable grapes. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

Food Chain Partnership
Phone: +49 2173 38 48 28
Fax: +49 2173 38 33 83

Save the date

German Fruit & Vegetable Congress

Dusseldorf, September 21-22, 2017

Potato Europe 2017

Emmeloord, September 13-14, 2017

Fruit Logistica 2018

Berlin, February 7-9, 2018

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