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KWS publishes results for the first nine months of fiscal year 2021/2022

KWS publishes results for the first nine months of fiscal year 2021/2022

Einbeck, May 12, 2022: The KWS Group (ISIN: DE0007074007) increased its sales by around 13% in the first nine months of fiscal 2021/2022. The key figures EBITDA, EBIT and the result for the period reached the level of the previous year.

KWS joins DKE Data's agrirouter consortium

KWS joins DKE Data's agrirouter consortium

Einbeck, April 29, 2022: The establishment of cross-supplier networks and the exchange and joint use of data are important levers for tapping the potential of agricultural digitalization. With the data exchange platform agrirouter, DKE Data drives this forward by bringing together international companies and their digital services in the agricultural value chain. Seed producer KWS is joining this network with its digital consulting platform myKWS.

Sugarbeet seed production: KWS brings comprehensive investment project to a successful conclusion

Sugarbeet seed production: KWS brings comprehensive investment project to a successful conclusion

Einbeck, April 7, 2022: With the opening of an additional seed pelleting facility at its Einbeck location, plant breeder KWS has brought the €51 million investment package for the expansion and modernization of sugarbeet seed production to a successful conclusion. Implemented in several phases, the project increases capacities, allows a more flexible supply of the customers with a greater diversity of varieties and, consequently, prepares sugarbeet seed production for the requirements of the future.

Statement: KWS business activities in Eastern Europe

Statement: KWS business activities in Eastern Europe

Einbeck, March 22, 2022: KWS is a company with a tradition of family ownership, and we operate in that spirit. Our decisions and actions are transparent, reliable and comprehensible. We have managed our business independently ever since our foundation in 1856, and we have proven to be a trusted partner to our farmers, employees, and partners throughout the entire value chain.

KWS raises guidance for the year after a successful first half

KWS raises guidance for the year after a successful first half

Einbeck, February 14, 2022: The KWS Group (ISIN: DE0007074007) has increased its net sales by around one-third in the first half of fiscal 2021/2022. The key indicators EBITDA, EBIT and net income for the period were at the level of the previous year. Due to the strongly seasonal nature of the company’s business, the first half of the year (July 1 to December 31) contributes only about 25–30% of total net sales.

Innovative sugarbeet quality analysis system: British Sugar uses KWS technology

Innovative sugarbeet quality analysis system: British Sugar uses KWS technology

Einbeck, January 20, 2022: Developed by KWS, the BEETROMETER® technology measures the sugar content of beets: quickly, precisely and reliably. And British Sugar (part of AB Sugar group), one of the world’s largest sugar companies, is now working with the innovative measuring system.

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About KWS

KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Around 6,000 employees in 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.3 billion in fiscal 2020/2021. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugarbeet, cereals, vegetables, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €250 million last fiscal year in research and development.

* All figures excluding the shares of the equity-accounted companies AGRELIANT GENETICS LLC., AGRELIANT GENETICS INC. and KENFENG – KWS SEEDS CO., LTD.

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