Bayer CropScience:

Innovations and breeding advances to promote sustainability in the processing tomato industry

At the 11th World Processing Tomato Congress which was held from June 8 to 11 in Sirmione, Italy, Bayer CropScience presented its broad portfolio of products and solutions that support the success and sustainability of the processing tomato industry. Experts from the company showcased recent product innovations and breeding advances that underline its role as one of the leading providers of tomato solutions.

The World Processing Tomato Congress takes place every two years and provides a unique opportunity for the processing industry, growers and scientists from around the globe to share information and uncover vital new knowledge. This year’s congress was hosted under the theme ‘From the field to the consumer plate: Working together to shape the future for processed tomato products’, and focused on approaches that connect the key players in the tomato value chain and meet consumer needs.

Genetics and integrated crop protection approaches to address the increasing demand for sustainable solutions

Bayer CropScience’s strategic approach is based on providing tailored solutions for processing tomatoes. “Tomato growers strive to get the very best from their fields and fulfil the requirements of the supply chain,” said Joachim Schneider, Head of Vegetable Seeds. “We can help them meet that demand with our innovations in seeds and effective chemical and biological crop protection products, and by providing expertise and services that are tailored to the needs of tomato growers.”

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