Facts and figures

KWS ranks among the world‘s leading plant breeding companies

  • Independent breeding company
  • Leader in sales of sugar beet seed in Europe and world wide
  • Headquarters of the company: located at Einbeck, Germany
  • Main turnover of the KWS group is obtained from the sugar beet crop, followed by maize (including oil and field crops) and cereals
  • Staff: more than 4,400 people work for the KWS group, of which 700 are working in research and breeding
  • Represented in more than†70 countries of the world with subsidiaries and affiliated companies
  • World-wide net of research and breeding stations