About KWS

KWS has been breeding crops for the moderate climatic zone for more than 150 years. The company is now one of the world’s leading seed producers.



KWS at a glance

In fiscal 2014/15, the KWS Group and its approximately 60 subsidiaries and associated companies generated net sales of over €1.260 billion. It has some 5,300 employees (1,870 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 14% of our net sales. As a result, KWS is able to provide farmers with almost 300 new, higher-yielding market approvals every year.

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  • Flyer "The Future is Orange" [pdf | 2.53 MB] pdf Download
  • How to reach us: Headquarters Einbeck [pdf | 1.14 MB] pdf Download
  • Flyer "KWS at a glance" [pdf | 1.27 MB] pdf Download
  • How to reach us -Blockhaus Wetze [pdf | 1.19 MB] pdf Download
  • How to reach us -Klostergut Wiebrechtshausen [pdf | 1.22 MB] pdf Download

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