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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

Making more slices from a single tomato

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Why two millimeters make a difference

How can tomatoes be developed that are more convenient for sandwiches? How can a tasty snack carrot be bred to have the least amount of green coloring possible? The Vegetable Seeds business of Bayer is looking for answers to these questions. And its services go beyond selling seeds – the company is connecting the entire value chain. »  more

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Numbers game – 25 successful years

Fruit Logistica, an international fresh produce fair, has been held in Berlin for a quarter of a century. Bayer Food Chain Partnership joined this journey of continuous improvement twelve years ago. The graph below shows some interesting facts and figures about the fair as well as the Bayer booth. »  more

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Infield inspections across Australia

For John Said of Fresh Select, innovation is very important. That’s why the Australian vegetable grower started very early to implement sustainable farming techniques and responsible practices to ensure top quality produce to the highest food safety standard. When he heard that Bayer Food Chain Partnership had a similar program, he said: “Let’s get this together and explore the synergies.” Watch this video and learn more about this partnership – and how John and his team perform rigorous quality controls at all of their contracted farms across Australia. »  more

Ronald Guendel from Costa Rica, Mehdia Mounir from Morocco, and Francisco Miro from Spain

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

International team for global success

It’s all about relationships and collaboration. For the global food chain to work – and that includes farmers, producers, processers, and retailers from all around the world –a vast network of partnerships is required. That’s exactly what the Food Chain Partnership team has been doing for more than ten years now. The annual Fruit Logistica is a great opportunity to get together and meet in person. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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