News Archive

Friday, July 8, 2016

"Tour de Farm: getting into dialogue for increased sustainability"

Together with the French fries producer Farm Frites, Bayer organized the Tour de Farm on two ambassador farms in Belgium and the Netherlands at the end of June. The goal was to bring farmers and value chain stakeholders together and to share experiences about sustainable agriculture. This took place with great success – more than 170 farmers, processors and suppliers engaged in inspiring conversations. »  more

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

"Video: Fruit Logistica – an absolute key event"

Time flies: the team of Bayer Food Chain Partnership remembers with joy the Fruit Logistica at the beginning of this year. “The trade fair is one of the most important events for us,” says Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management at Bayer’s Crop Science Division. “Here you have the personal contact with the people. This cannot be replaced by anything else.” The video shows the highlights of this years’ Fruit Logistica. »  more

Thursday, June 9, 2016

"Back to the roots"

Consumers want to know where their food is coming from. Bayer Food Chain Partnership supports retailers in increasing transparency and traceability. Join our journey from the shelf to the places where your food is grown. »  more

Thursday, June 2, 2016

"Guess what?"

Banana, orange or potato – what do you think is the top fruit and vegetable commodity worldwide? More than ever before in history, consumers have a greater choice from a wider range of fruit and vegetables. Click on the graph and find out which is the #1 produce. »  more

Bayer supports farmers to achieve certification for responsible soybean production through its Valore service.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Joining Forces to Promote Sustainable Ag Practices in Latin America

"Food Chain Partnership with Cefetra"

Bayer and the agricultural supply chain manager Cefetra, a BayWa company, have started a Food Chain Partnership designed to drive sustainable cultivation of agricultural commodity crops. »  more

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

"From Morocco to the UK"

Producing fresh, healthy and safe tomatoes with fewer applications and fewer active ingredients – these are the objectives of the Moroccan Cherry Tomato Project. Robert James, Technical Director of Thanet Earth, and Salma Bittar, Bayer Food Chain Manager, explain how the partners have achieved their goals in only three years. »  more

Thursday, May 12, 2016

"Collaborating for sustainable agriculture"

In a world where everybody is connected and everything can be tracked, consumers want to know where their food comes from and how it is produced. Instead of leaving individual members of the value chain to tackle these daily challenges alone, collaboration is the key. This is where Bayer’s Food Chain Partnership steps in: to guarantee food at reasonable prices and respond to global issues such as food safety and food security. »  more

Monday, May 2, 2016

"Sustainability is an opportunity"

Tom Stenzel, President of the United Fresh Produce Association talks about how European and US-American consumers differ from each other and why farmers need to be better in storytelling. »  more

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Organic farming: mastering an extra challenge

Fungal diseases and nematodes are giving banana growers around the globe a hard time. The organic grower Savid Dominicana has joined Bayer Food Chain Partnership to combat these diseases by using Bayer’s portfolio of biological crop protection products. Further, they have received more than 100 trainings. In return, Bayer was given new insights into organic farming – a win-win situation. »  more

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

"Food has never been as safe as today"

How can consumers be sure that crop protection products are not harmful to humans, animals or the environment? Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management, explains how the registration process of crop protection products works and why they don’t pose a risk if used according to the label instructions. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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