BASF's Vegetable Seeds Business
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Your global partner in providing solutions for enjoyable and sustainable healthy eating.
BASF's Vegetable Seeds Business, featuring the Nunhems brand, offers more than vegetable seeds. We offer partnerships and customer-oriented solutions for the entire vegetable value chain including growers, processors, plant raisers, dealers, traders, retailers and food service industry – tailored to consumer needs and trends.
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.
3 January 2023
BASF’s vegetable seeds business closes acquisition of melon breeding company ASL
Nunhem, the Netherlands, January 31, 2023 - Today BASF’s vegetable seeds business and ASL, one of the most innovative melon breeding companies in the world, completed the acquisition of ASL by BASF. Before starting to work out the details of the acquisition, the two companies had already been working together successfully for more than three decades.