24 February 2023
BASF to launch new tomato seed varieties resistant to ToBRFV
Nunhem, the Netherlands, February 21, 2023 – From the early start of the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV) outbreak, BASF has actively sought and offered solutions to growers in battling this virus. Besides of providing seed varieties since 2020, new launchings resistant to ToBRFV are being tested to become commercial in 2023 that will cover growers’ and market needs even better.
1 February 2023
Südwestdeutsche Saatzucht strengthens position by acquiring asparagus activities from BASF
Rastatt/Germany, February 1, 2023 - With the acquisition of the asparagus activities of BASF's vegetable seed business, active in the market under the Nunhems® brand, Südwestdeutsche Saatzucht is strengthening its activities in the asparagus sector. On January 31, 2023 all activities were transferred to the new owner. Mutual confidentiality was agreed on the amount of the purchase price.