KWS* is one of the world's leading plant breeding companies. More than 4,700 employees in 70 countries generated net sales of € 986 million in fiscal 2014/2015.
KWS is divided into the product segments Sugarbeet, Corn and Cereals, and Breeding & Services. This structure permits a high degree of customer orientation in all parts of the KWS Group.
Sugarbeet includes multiplication, processing and distribution activities for sugarbeet seed and KWS’ potato activities. The lead company is KWS SAAT SE.
The Corn Segment covers production and distribution of corn seed and the product areas of oil and field seed (rapeseed, sunflower, sorghum and field seed). The lead company is KWS MAIS GMBH.
The Cereals Segment includes production and distribution of hybrid rye, wheat, barley, rapeseed (lines) and grain peas. The lead company is KWS