A mid-August corporate acquisition saw BASF close on Bayer’s global vegetable seeds business that has operated under the brand name of Nunhems.
According to a press release from BASF, “The transaction adds a well-recognized brand with a very successful business track record to BASF’s portfolio. The acquired vegetable seeds business comprises 24 crops and about 2,600 varieties. It also includes well-established, strong R&D and breeding systems with over 100 unique breeding programs in more than 15 crops.”
The release continued, “The addition of the vegetable seeds business enhances BASF’s global offer to farmers. It strengthens BASF’s seed platform and complements the recently expanded Agricultural Solutions portfolio, which includes seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming.”
For more information, visit BASF’s website at https://www.basf.com/en/company/news-and-media/news-releases/2018/08/p-18-288.html.