French Leadership

Acknowledged Leadership

  • 1st European Maize Seed Producer
  • 1st World Exporter of Maize Seeds
  • A Three-year Production Programme, at a Steady 60 000 ha/year
  • 14 Million Seed Bags Produced Every Year, in France
  • A Positive Trade Balance of EUR400 Million, in the Maize Seed Industry

Europe’s leading producer,  France exports 60% of its production in the EU. 

Exportations semences de maïs - France

 

A Large-scale Industry

  • 9 Maize Seed Production Companies
  • 34 Maize Seed Production Plants
  • 25 Producer Unions
  • 3 500 Seed Multiplication Growers
  • Seed Maize Areas Throughout the Country

Excellence and Quality

  • An Average of 1 900 Maize Hybrids Produced Every Year
  • Consistent Yields, with a Decade Average of 220 Bags/ha
  • Guaranteed Hybrid Purity
  • Optimum Germination Rate