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    KWS at a glance

KWS facts, figures and certification at a glance

Figures

  • Founded: 1856 in Klein Wanzleben
  • Headquarters: Einbeck, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Revenue: € 1,283 million ( 2019/2020 )
  • EBIT: € 137 million ( 2019/2020 )
  • Employees: 5,709 , including approx. 2,100 in research and development
  • Research & Development: € 236 million ( 2019/2020 )
  • Breeding and sales operations in over 70 countries
  • 87 subsidiaries and affiliates

Core markets

  • Germany
  • Europe
  • North and South America
  • China

Seed for

  • Sugarbeet
  • Corn
  • Cereals
  • Oilseeds and Protein Plants
  • Special Crops and Organic Seed
  • Vegetables

Organization

KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA is the parent company of the KWS Group. It is a strategic leader and manages the propagation and distribution of sugarbeet and corn seed, along with other crops. It finances basic research and the breeding of the variety portfolio of the KWS Group, and annually provides its subsidiaries with new varieties for propagation and distribution.

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