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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 […]

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Visit and Connect with us at Seed Meets Technology 2017

Visit and connect with us at Seed meets Technology September 26th – 28th 2017 Germains will once again have a major presence at Seed meets Technology. Held once more in the buildings of the research centre Proeftuin Zwaagdijk and with more than 40 companies from the Netherlands and across the globe exhibiting, there will be […]

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Breedwise Students Visit Germains Aalten Facility

On Thursday 24th November a group of 18 students from Breedwise  visited Germains horticultural facility in Aalten, Netherlands.  The group consisted of seed professionals from 11 different vegetable and flower seed companies, who are attending the organisations biannual seed technology course.  During their visit to Germains, the students listened to a general presentation about the […]

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Plantum Delegates Visits Germains Enkhuizen R&D Facility

On Friday 23 September, approximately 50 members of the Plantum organisation visited Germains R&D facility in Enkhuizen, Netherlands.  Plantum is the Dutch trade association for the plant reproduction material sector. Plantum members are active in plant breeding, propagation, production and trade of seeds, bulbs, tubers, cuttings and young plants. Once a year all the members […]

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Connect with Us at Seed Meets Technology!

Traditionally the last week of September is the time when seed professionals and vegetable growers from all over Europe flock to the Dutch Seed Valley for their annual update of new and exciting varieties and seed enhancement technologies.  The epicentre of this event is formed by the exhibition and presentations of Seed Meets Technology in Zwaagdijk. Around this, […]