Seeding the future
– since 1856

In the beginning there was sugarbeet. Over the course of many decades, KWS has developed into an innovative, international seed specialist with a broad portfolio of cultivated plants: From breeding to production and sales – our high-quality varieties stand for high-yield, sustainable harvests. To achieve this, we build on our closeness to farmers, whose challenges and needs we know. Each newly bred variety features high-performance traits that are adapted to regional conditions such as climate and soil conditions.

KWS Group




Net sales and income in M€
Net sales1,310.21,282.61,113.3
in % of net sales (EBIT margin)10.5110.7113.5
Net financial income/expenses5.2– 7.8– 5.5
Net income for the year110.695.2104.0
Financial position and assets in M€
Capital expenditure81.3108.096.6
Depreciation and amortization93.888.249.7
Key figures for the share in €
Earnings per share3.352.893.15
Dividend per share0.800.700.67

1 Including effects from the acquisition of Pop Vriend Seeds Group

Without net sales of our equity consolidated companies.
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