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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

Leon Boer

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Partnering up for high-quality products

Potatoes are the world’s fourth largest food crop. French fries, potatoes au gratin or mash are just some of many ways to prepare the tubers. But in whatever version they are finally laying on the plate, the high quality comes always first for customers. Three questions for Leon Boer, Director Potato Procurement at the Dutch company Farm Frites, who recently started a Food Chain Partnership with Bayer, on the importance of partnerships to ensure high-quality products »  more

Monday, June 29, 2015

Time for fresh ideas: Food Chain Partnership at United Fresh

United Fresh is the industry’s major event of the year in the US, bringing together representatives of the fresh fruit and vegetable industry. This year’s trade show took place in Chicago (USA) from June 8-10, 2015, with a selected team of Bayer CropScience experts and Food Chain Partnership managers on site. »  more

Friday, June 12, 2015

Sharing knowledge and experiences at the „Tour de Farm“

2 countries, 4 days and around 250 farmers. »  more

Monday, June 1, 2015

Consumer demand needs more attention

Agriculture itself has always been very challenging: whether it be heavy climate conditions, soil erosion or pests and diseases. Challenges John Said of Fresh Select (Australia) faces every day. Read how Bayer’s Food Chain Partnership supports him by identifying best sustainable practices to fulfill consumer’s growing demand for healthier and sustainably produced food. »  more

Working together for sustainable potato cultivation: Simon Jensma, Technical Advisor at Bayer CropScience, provides tailored advice to a Dutch potato grower.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Initiative started with Farm Frites

New Food Chain Partnership to Implement Sustainable Practices in European Potato Cultivation

Bayer CropScience and Farm Frites recently started a Food Chain Partnership initiative designed to implement sustainable agricultural practices in potato cultivation in the Netherlands and Belgium. »  more

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Friday, February 20, 2015

“The Food Chain Partnership is a journey of continuous improvement”

Approximately 100 business meetings at the booth and around 250 visitors who attended this year’s panel discussion “Benefiting from Partnerships in Food Production – Facing Today’s Challenges Together” organized by Bayer’s Food Chain Management team: The outcome for Bayer CropScience at Fruit Logistica 2015 couldn’t have been better. Read why Silke Friebe, Head of Food Chain Management at Bayer CropScience, is proud to be a part of this success story and how the concept will be expanded worldwide. »  more

Bayer CropScience at the 2015 Fruit Logistica in Berlin.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Bayer Crop Science’s initiative celebrates 10th anniversary at Fruit Logistica 2015 in Berlin:

Food Chain Partnership: A successful decade of ‘Working Together for Sustainable Agriculture’

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Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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