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KWS SAAT AG: A Hidden Gem In The Growing Seed Industry

Agriculture is expected to see above-GDP growth for the next decades, driven by the three megatrends: growing world population, the emerging middle classes in developing countries, and the rising demand for bio-fuels. One particularly prospering area in agriculture is the seed industry.

The global seed market has already seen tremendous growth in the past and has almost tripled since the year 2000, driven mainly by the introduction and the rapid adaption of genetically modified seeds. New traits and the combination of traits (stacked traits) will continue to increase the value and the prices of seeds. In addition, other high yielding varieties obtained by conventional breeding and hybrid seeds add to this trend and will ensure attractive growth rates in the...

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