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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Producing safe and high-quality potatoes

The potato has always been one of the most important cultivated plants in the Andes. Despite its origin and popularity among the locals, today only a fraction of the worldwide potato production comes from there. Recently, some Latin American countries have increased their yield. One of them is Colombia. Alejandro Estévez of “Plantar de Colombia” talks about his company’s current challenges in potato production and his passion for a more sustainable way of farming. »  more

Friday, October 9, 2015

The latest trends in the fruit and vegetables industry

The more colorful the better. Promoting the consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables is essential. This month a team of Bayer CropScience experts and Food Chain Partnership managers were on the lookout for new trends at two global events: the Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong and the German Fruit and Vegetable Conference (Deutscher Obst und Gemüse Kongress) in Dusseldorf. »  more

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sustainability – More Than Just a Buzzword

With the world population on the rise, global crop production has expanded threefold in the past 50 years – a development which needs to go hand in hand with the minimization of environmental impact. Bayer CropScience brings together all partners along the food chain to produce high-quality and affordable food in a sustainable manner. »  more

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Working hand in hand to promote biodiversity

Arable land and biodiversity are inextricably linked with each other. Each species, no matter how small or big, has an important role to play. Fostering biodiversity is not only an essential part of Bayer’s overall sustainability strategy but also an important pillar of its Food Chain Partnerships. »  more

Karolina Otto

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Staying part of the story

Customer satisfaction is the top priority of the retail business. However, a growing world population and increasing food demand present big challenges for the whole industry. For this reason, METRO partners with Bayer CropScience in its Food Chain Partnership initiative. The common objective is to link high consumer expectations with sustainable food production. »  more

left: Juan Carlos González, Sales Representative of Bayer CropScience Guatemala; right: Edgar García, Production Manager of SIESA

Monday, August 17, 2015

Interview with Edgar Garcia (Siesa)

Customer satisfaction is our top priority

Siesa is one of the leading exporters of vegetables in Guatemala. For good reason: the company knows how to respond to growing customer demands. Siesa mainly exports its products to foreign markets. »  more

Dr. Kristian Möller, CEO of GLOBALG.A.P.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Certifications For A Better Future

By 2050, the world population is projected to reach nine billion people. However, feeding everyone is only possible as long as the different sectors of the food industry and consumers work together and apply necessary changes. »  more

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Beijing turns spotlight on tubers

China is known for its impressive sights like the Great Wall. But did you know that the country is also the world’s largest producer of tuber? In fact, potato is the number four staple crop in China. So it’s hardly surprising that Beijing was this year’s host of the 9th World Potato Congress (July 28 to July 30), with Bayer CropScience representatives on-site to showcase Bayer’s latest innovations and contributions for sustainable potato production. »  more

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Interview with Ben Horsburgh (UNIVEG)

“Sustainability is the key issue”

At first glance, a gherkin that has been grown in a sustainable environment and a gherkin that has been produced in a non-sustainable way are hard to tell apart,,but it is worth taking a closer look at both. Because sustainability is one of the most important issues of our time and we are all faced with limited resources, changing climate conditions and the need for safe, healthy and affordable food due to population growth. Ben Horsburgh, Director Quality Management UNIVEG, discusses sustainability and why partnerships are indispensable for the food value chain. »  more

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Interview with Gregorio Aznar

Success through sustainability

Endless hours of sunshine, citrus fruits as far as the eye can see – welcome to Gregorio Aznar’s family farming business Antas Export. Bayer’s Food Chain Partnership managers support the company in improving resource efficiency and increasing agricultural productivity in a sustainable manner, since customer satisfaction is Antas Export’s most important principle. Three questions for Gregorio Aznar, head of Antas Export, on the co-operation with Bayer in its Food Chain Partnership initiative. »  more

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Food Chain Partnership
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Fax: +49 2173 38 33 83

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