The future of the potato is at stake: seed instead of a seed potato
Something truly big is at stake: the future of the potato. It’s one of the most important foods there is. Germans eat around 60 kilograms of them a year – and the Latvians even twice that. Yet potatoes are very difficult to breed on account of their genetic makeup. To change that, KWS has joined forces with the U.S. company Simplot, which is likewise family-run and is one of the world’s leading processors of agricultural products.
Growing new potato varieties is a long way. We're going with completely new ideas.
Potato seed instead of seed potatoes has the potential to change agriculture.