KWS, European seed company, has started construction of its plant to produce hybrid sugar beet seeds on the Elets site, Lipetsk SEZ, the regional administration said to Komersant-Chernozemye. The project in SEZ is run by the company’s subsidiary: KWS Seed Plant.

12 October 2020

KWS has begun construction of a sugar beet breeder seed production plant in the Lipetsk Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the Lipetsk Region, TASS reports citing the press service of the Regional Government. EUR 18 million (over RUB 1.4 billion) will be invested in production facility with a capacity of 650 thousand seed units per year. The products are planned to be sold to Russia, supplied to Belarus, Kazakhstan and other neighboring countries. To implement the project, the company was provided with a 5 ha land plot, where an enterprise with a total area of 7.9 thousand sq. m will be built. Production start-up is scheduled for late 2021. So far, the company has finished the foundation laying.

03 July 2020

KWS, one of the leading companies in agricultural crops seed breeding and production, plans to invest about 2 billion rubles in the creation of its production facilities in the Kuban.

31 May 2016
Krasnodar Region

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