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KWS Saat (Group)

KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. In fiscal 2014/15, 4,700 employees in 70 countries generated net sales of € 986 million and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of € 113 million. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for some 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugarbeet, cereals, potatoes, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield and resistance to diseases, pests and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested € 174 million last fiscal year in research and development, 17.7 percent of its net sales. For more information: Follow us on Twitter® at *


Product Industry seeds
Person Person Duenbostel, Hagen (KWS Saat 202106 CEO)
Region Region Einbeck
  Country Germany
  Street 31 Grimsehlstr.
Postfach 1463
  City 37555 Einbeck
  Tel +49-5561-311-0
    Address record changed: 2020-12-02
Basic data Employees F: 1,001 to 5,000 (2020-06-30)
  Currency EUR
  Annual sales 1,282,552,000 (sales, net, consolidated (2019/20) 2020-06-30)
  Profit 95,220,000 (2020-06-30)
  Cash 91,472,000 (2020-06-30)
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Record changed: 2023-12-30


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