Seed specialists for farmers
Based at Thriplow near Cambridge, KWS UK has been providing growers with innovative new varieties to meet varied end-market needs for over 25 years.
We develop a wide range of oilseed rape, maize, sugar beet and cereal varieties in conjunction with the KWS group. We use a range of technologies to ensure improved consistency in crop performance to benefit all; merchant, farmer, processor and ultimately end-user customer.
Higher yields, superior disease and pest resistance and improved performance in adverse conditions are all key
criteria we seek to establish in our product portfolio.
KWS is widely recognised as one of the leading maize, sugar beet and cereal breeders in the world and operates in about 70 countries. The KWS Group has a worldwide seeds turnover of over €750 million and employs nearly 3,500 people.
Most importantly, the KWS Group reinvests 15% of its annual turnover in breeding and research and this ensures the continuing pipeline of innovative new varieties.
KWS UK has strong European links within the KWS Group, and also with other breeders for whom we act as a route to the UK market.
Growers anywhere across Europe can be assured that whatever KWS UK oilseed rape, maize, sugar beet or cereal they select, it has been developed using the same professional competences applied across all our breeding teams. It will be a variety that is one of the most reliable, innovative and market-leading selections available, tailored and tested for the conditions and regions they farm.