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Wild Rocket

Seed treatments for Wild Rocket

The Wild Rocket Trend Seed treatments for Wild Rocket are becoming increasingly popular due to the crops distinctive taste and texture in salads. The plants are known for being dark green, uniformed and vigorous. This vegetable is rich in Vitamin C and potassium which is an important antioxidant promoting good skin health, alongside benefiting the […]

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. […]

2019 ISF World Seed Congress

See you at the 2019 ISF World Seed Congress

From 3-5 June 2019 ISF World Seed Congress will take place in Nice, France. This is the most important meeting of the Year for international seedsmen and women to attend, bringing together more than 1400 seed professionals from more than 50 countries all over the world. Each year, the World Seed Congress is held in […]

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 […]

Sival Trade Show 2019

Sival Angers 2019

Christophe Clement (European Business Development Manager) had the pleasure of attending this year’s SIVAL show in Angers (France). Christophe Clement is responsible for the main key accounts located in France / South of Europe. About the Sival Angers 2019: With more than 600 exhibitors and 24,000 professional visitors in Angers, SIVAL is the only trade […]

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 […]

Germains’ EU Sugar Beet Portfolio Management

ANNOUNCEMENT: Changes to Germains’ EU Sugar Beet Portfolio Management As you are aware, Tess Seymour will be moving on to a new role outside of Germains, and will leave the organisation at the end of January. Germains are pleased to announce that Richard Nicholls will take on responsibility for the Germains EU sugar beet portfolio. […]

Sugar Industry Programme

NFU Sugar Industry Programme tour of Germains

On the 23rd November 2018 Germains were pleased to host the opening event for the 2019 NFU Sugar Industry Programme (SIP) at our sugar beet Priming, Pelleting, Filmcoating and R&D facilities in King’s Lynn Norfolk. About the NFU Sugar Industry Programme The SIP is now in its ninth year and offers young growers and industry […]

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 […]