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Thursday, September 8, 2016

“Consumers demand more flavor every day”

Gregorio Aznar represents the second generation in his family business Antas Export in Almería, Spain. He followed his father and uncle who had started the business more than ten years ago. In 2013, he started working with Food Chain Partnership. “We’ve got several farms. In total we’ve got around 215 ha and 35 people working for us – and we produce around 15 million kg of citrus,” says Gregorio. Why did he decide to join Food Chain Partnership? “Retailers demand higher quality every day, consumers demand more flavor,” he says. “And all of them demand less chemicals in our products.” Watch the full video and find out how certifications and the Bayer Food Chain Partnership support have helped Antas Export: »  more

Jolanda Wijsmuller is Food Chain Manager at Bayer Netherlands.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Supporting sustainable agriculture in Belgium and the Netherlands

What can farmers do to avoid emissions, erosion and run-off? At last month’s Tour de Farm we talked to Dirk Baets, Sustainable Development Manager at Bayer Belgium, and Jolanda Wijsmuller, Food Chain Manager at Bayer Netherlands. It turns out, there’s a variety of sustainable agricultural measures available – and Bayer assists farmers to get these projects off the ground. »  more

Table grapes are a highly sensitive fruit that spoils easily.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Less fruit loss in South Africa

Grapes are a highly sensitive fruit that spoils easily. To improve the quality and shelf life of its table grapes and become more sustainable in its operations, the Fruit Farm Group South Africa joined forces with Bayer in a Food Chain Partnership project – with great success. »  more

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Small seeds, great expectations

Bayer’s vegetable seed business is offering over 1,200 varieties in 24 vegetable crops, supplying customers all around the globe under the brand name Nunhems. Since every market and every customer is different, the crop specialists are experts when it comes to addressing the needs of growers and food chain partners. In fact, their services go far beyond simply supplying seeds. »  more

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

“Our mission is complete food safety”

Dave Ross is Global Market Segment Manager Business Services at Bayer. He is responsible for positioning Bayer as a trusted provider of pest management solutions to the food industry. This approach includes certification of products for food industry use and the development of technical support, protocols and training. »  more

Monday, July 18, 2016

When producing means preserving

Guatemala was once legendary for its fabulous Mayan treasures. Today, it is legendary for its unique biodiversity. Producing food for the global market in a safe and sustainable way by further improving local agricultural practices is exactly what the fruit and vegetable exporter and Bayer Food Chain partner Royal Produce is demonstrating. »  more

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 Division Crop Science

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

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