EUROPLANT - Your strong partner for seed potatoes

EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH is an innovative, internationally active trading company for seed potatoes. As the sales organisation of our affiliated breeding companies, we have the necessary breeding know-how and are active in more than 70 countries worldwide.

OUR VISION - We breed to feed the world and protect our planet.
OUR MISSION - We work for modern, efficient and sustainable agriculture.

We are in the service of potatoes and we are a reliable and fair partner for our customers and business partners.

Video: The four seasons of the potato

Our quality promise to achieve the best possible harvest benefits farmers who can rely on our potato varieties and seed potatoes. Together with our sister companies BIOPLANT Biotechnologisches Forschungslabor GmbH and Böhm-Nordkartoffel Agrarproduktion GmbH & Co OHG (BNA), breeding and propagation take place within the framework of integrated production.

 


Our competence is based on three components: varieties, competence and service

EUROPLANT VARIETIES

Our EUROPLANT varieties are classically bred using conventional breeding techniques from non-genetically modified crossing partners.

For many years, the improvement of natural resistances and increased cultivation efficiency have been at the forefront of our variety development work.

Our range includes more than 100 types of table, processing and starch varieties. Each of our varieties is a unique combination of characters, providing excellent quality and solutions for the diverse requirements of our customers.


Varietiy News

EUROPLANT-Low-carb potatoes exclusively at Kaufland

The potato is one of the most popular food of the Germans. For many consumers, however, it contains too many carbohydrates. As part of our search for innovative varieties, we have therefore developed Coronada, which is characterised by a very low energy content. It contains on average 30 percent less carbohydrates than conventional potato varieties.

The retailer Kaufland now offers this variety under the brand Linella. First Linella will be introduced in stores in Southwest Germany, during the summer the light potato will be available all over Germany.

Read the press release here.

EUROPLANT launches six new varieties

EUROPLANT starts the 2019/20 season with six new varieties. Three varieties will enrich our segment of ware potatoes and the range of processing potatoes is being expanded also with three varieties.

Further information will soon be available in the variety finder.

For all questions concerning the new varieties and their cultivation, please contact our field technicians.

 

EUROPLANT COMPETENCE

The quality of our seed potatoes is a result of our integrated production system.

From in vitro-culture at BIOPLANT and the production of mini-tubers and pre-basic seed potatoes at BNA, to a large number of experienced contract farmers, we control the quality of our production.

We see ourselves as a cooperation partner, which advises and supports its multipliers comprehensively to guarantee successful potato production and marketing. Because of our own pre-basic seed potato production facilities, we know about the needs of potato multipliers and farmers. You may rely on our experienced experts.
One important aspect of our competence is the production of seeds for organic farming.
We offer a wide range of resistant and superb varieties guaranteeing our EUROPLANT quality. Just like their colleagues from the field of conventional production, our organic multipliers also have many years of experience.


COMPETENCE NEWS

EUROPLANT exhibiting at the BIB 2019!

March 2019 | Passing on and expanding competencies! This has been EUROPLANT's successful goal as a training company for many years. To ensure that new generations find their way to the tuber and get to know the versatility of seed potato growing, EUROPLANT was present as an exhibitor at IGS Lüneburg on Saturday, 23.03.2019 at the 13th Berufsinformationsbörse.

Interested pupils informed themselves about apprenticeships and internships in our company and got to know EUROPLANT as an attractive employer.

You missed it? You can also find our career offer here!

EUROPLANT SERVICE

We assist our customers by offering reliably and technically tailored cultivation advice to their location. From variety selection to harvest, storage and marketing, our experts provide valuable support. Field inspections at our customers form the basis for a tailor-made variety recommendation.

Our experience and the expertise of our EUROPLANT cultivation consultants assist numerous agricultural companies in Germany and far beyond the national borders. Since 2004, we act as registered coordinators in the QS- and GLOBAL G.A.P.-System and provide our customers with advice on fulfilling the criteria.We are member in the most important German and European associations of the potato industry: for example in the Federal Association of German Plant Breeders (BDP), the UNIKA, the German Potato Trade Association (DKHV), the European Seed Association (ESA), the German Agricultural Society (DLG) and regional seed producer organizationsInformation about current field days and events are available on our website under News.


SERVICE NEWS

"Kids an die Knolle"

April 2019 | In 2019 we, EUROPLANT Pflanzenzucht GmbH, continue to support the successful school garden project "Kids an die Knolle" of the German Potato Trade Association (Deutscher Kartoffelhandelsverband e.V.). (DKHV). We are currently supplying 39 schools with a total of 345 kg of FINKA potatoes.

The aim of the project is to promote the understanding of conscious nutrition and food consumption among the pupils. By observing the potato plants throughout the year - from cultivation to intensive care, from harvesting to preparing delicious dishes - an awareness of the high value of food is created.

Find out more about the project here: https://dkhv.org/index.php/projekte/62-kids-an-die-knolle