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Liam Condon

Friday, January 29, 2016

Interview with Liam Condon

“Hand in hand for sustainable agriculture”

Safeguarding global nutrition demands a responsible and holistic approach. This is one of Bayer’s core convictions. Therefore Bayer is partnering with the entire food value chain to promote sustainable agriculture. We spoke with Liam Condon, member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and head of the Crop Science Division, about the model behind this strategy: the Food Chain Partnership. »  more

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fruit Logistica 2016: The Countdown is on

The international Fruit Logistica in Berlin (Germany) is just around the corner and will be open from February 3-5, 2016. Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management, is excited to present a completely redesigned Bayer booth where fair participants can look forward to listening to interesting presentations and finding information materials about up-to-date farming solutions. »  more

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

The art of perfect fruits and vegetables

These days it is all about regional products as well as exotic superfoods. The demand for fresh fruits year-round is constantly rising--a demand that fruit and vegetable distributor vanWylick has to satisfy every single day when delivering to supermarkets throughout Germany. Partnering up within the food value chain is therefore key for the company to ensure high-quality, sustainable and safe products. »  more

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Interview with Jan Griesbach

Passionate about apples and nature

‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ – time to take a closer look at the fruit that is known to have a healthy impact on our bodies. As Bayer Food Chain Partnership supports several apple farming projects from China to Europe we took the opportunity to travel to Dresden (Germany) to talk to Jan Griesbach: an apple farmer who doesn’t hide the fact that he is passionate about sustainable agriculture and focuses on biodiversity. »  more

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

Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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