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50 years

50 years in Aalten

50 years celebration week 2019 is a special year for Germains, as we are celebrating 50 years of our facility in Aalten, the Netherlands. Click here to discover more about Germains’ heitage. Almost 100 years after Germains was founded by Eugene Germains in Los Angeles, California, the Dutch site opened in 1969 to help with […]

Celebrating 50 years in Aalten, the Netherlands

2019 is a special year for Germains as we are celebrating 50 years of our facility in Aalten, the Netherlands. Almost 100 years after Germains was founded by Eugene Germains in Los Angeles, California, the Dutch site opened in 1969 to help with the increasing demand of Germains products across Europe. Still today, this site […]

Germains’ European Commercial Manager Horticulture

Germains are pleased to announce that Bart van der Linden will take on responsibility for the Germains European Commercial Manager role. Bart brings with him more than 20 years of sales and business development experience working in a variety of roles across a number of agricultural sectors. He has most recently been working with a […]

Technical Update

Germains UK Sugar Beet Seed Technical Update

2018-19 Season Technical Update Germains always ensures that the best quality of sugar beet seed is delivered to UK growers and we perform several quality tests to guarantee that the seed is of the highest standard. As a natural product, the shape of incoming raw seed will show variation in both its size and shape. […]

Fruit Logistica

Fruit Logistica 2019

Fruit Logistica 2019 Between 6th to 8th February 2019, Germains’ Horticultural Key Account Managers Hans Renia and Christophe Clement attended Fruit Logistica in Berlin. With more than 85,000 visitors Fruit Logistica is the world’s leading exhibition for live fresh produce marketing, what you see in Berlin, is the future of the fresh produce trade. Fruit […]

Germains Grand Opening

Germains Seed Technology Celebrates Grand Opening of New Gilroy Facilities

Germains Seed Technology held a Grand Opening to celebrate the completion of their new organic automated processing facility and Research and Development Lab in Gilroy. Germains invested over $7 million in the construction of a new 37,500 sq ft certified organic facility. In addition to the new processing operations, Germains also purchased and renovated the […]

Drilling

Germains’ 2018 Grower Engagement Trial Results

Germains continue to back British farming in the UK by involving growers in our trials programme. As Germains further invests in the research and development of new products to delivery higher yield to the UK industry we ask growers to test this products in real life field conditions. The programme allows us to obtain valuable […]

Germains Sponsors The BBRO Drill Operator Training Days

Earlier this month, the Germains UK Sugar Beet team sponsored and attended the British Beet Research Organisation’s (BBRO) first Drill Operator Training day of the 2018-19 season. This is the fourth year that Germains has sponsored the sessions, which provide a fantastic guide to achieving optimum drilling performance, both for the drill and its operator. About […]

Victoria Lawrence

Victoria Lawrence Joins Germains Seed Technology as Managing Director

Germains Seed Technology announced that Victoria Lawrence has joined the company as the new Managing Director. In this role, she will lead Germains’ business operations and sales across all key markets and facilities in the UK, Netherlands, Spain and the United States. More About Victoria Lawrence Before joining Germains, Ms. Lawrence spent six years at […]