KWS at a glance

KWS at a glance

Facts and figures

How many colleagues work in research and development at KWS? What is the average age? And what does the KWS logo actually mean? A collection of interesting facts and figures.


Our colleagues

Number of the year with a double meaning: At the turn of the millennium, more than 2,000 people worked for KWS for the first time.

Number of colleagues (total 6000)

Diversity at KWS

Average number of employees including participants in training programs


Our company

Logo

Our logo has been in existence since 1972. While the orange sun evokes associations with our seeds, the growing field parcels symbolize the diversity in crop cultivation.

Sales and investments (total: 1,539.5 million euros)

The financial reports of KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA.

Breeding and distribution activities of the KWS Group in over 70 countries


Our research

"Our products and solutions are designed to help reduce the use of chemical pesticides in Europe by fifty percent by 2030."

Spokesman of the Board Hagen Duenbostel


Our crops

23 agricultural crops and vegetables with a breeding of their own

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Alfalfa
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Sonnenblume
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Zuckerrübe
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Kartoffel
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Weizen
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Gerste
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Gras
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Gurke
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Hafer
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Erbse
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Zwischenfrüchte
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Mangold
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Paprika
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Raps
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Triticale
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Rote Beete
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Sojabohne
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Sonnenblume
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Sorghum
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Spinat
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Tomate
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Roggen
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Rote Bete
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Alfalfa
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Beans
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Spelt
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Pea
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Feedbeet
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Galia-Melon
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Barley
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Cucumber
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Oat
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Potato
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Catch Crops
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Swiss Chard
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Pepper
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Rape Seed
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Triticale
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Red Beet
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Soybean
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Sunflower
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Sorghum
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Spinach
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Tomato
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Rye
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Wheat
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Sugarbeet
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Corn

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