KWS at a glance
In fiscal 2012/13, the KWS Group and its approximately 60 subsidiaries and associated companies generated net sales of over €1 Billion. It has some 4,400 employees (1,500 of them in Germany) and a footprint touching more than 70 countries.
Our core competence is crop breeding. Our annual expenses for R&D amount to around 15% of our net sales. As a result, KWS is able to provide farmers with almost 300 new, higher-yielding market approvals every year.