Tuesday, December 04, 2018

BASF Vegetable Seeds hosts All-Russian Processing Summit

The Second All-Russian Processing Summit was held on November 19 in Krasnodar, Russia. This significant event included main processors, industry leaders, and global experts.
II Multicrop Processing Summit. Trends and Innovations.
With a processing lamp like a multicrop innovation symbol for cucumber processing, tomato processing and peas, the Summit’s main message – Trends and Innovations in the Processing industry – gave an extra opportunity for Russian processing companies to look over the industry with a global perspective.

The distinctive and most important feature of the Summit were the members – key industry representatives who effectively combine all stages of the process, from growing and harvesting to processing and retail. This collaboration affords to discuss effectively the entire industry and rise questions on every level on the same platform.
Participants of II Multicrop Processing Summit.
Together with experts, participants had the opportunity to look over the industry both on country and global levels. This approach marked up common trends and opportunities for further development.

Among speakers participated local specialists – Pavel Kornilov, Cucumber Processing, Sales, Russia, Gennadiy Strusovskiy, Tomato Processing and Peas, Sales, Russia and global BASF Vegetable Seeds specialists – Andreas Herr, Cucumber Processing product development and Alberto Achilli, Tomato Processing, Sales, Italy.

At the end of the Summit, participants had open discussions during crop based round tables and went through the most interesting and important topics of the processing industry, to get recommendations and valuable advice from international experts.
Andreas Herr, Cucumber Processing product development.
This Processing Summit is the Second International event for representatives and specialists all over Russia. The first one was held in 2016 and was strongly appreciated by participants, therefore BASF Vegetable Seeds Russian team decided to organize it regularly, providing processors of Russia the chance to exchange and gain international experience in order to strengthen and develop the business and industry as well.

The day finished with a gala dinner, where speakers and guests communicated in an informal way. The participants highly appreciated the contribution of BASF Vegetable Seeds to the Russian processing industry development.

About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division
With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2017, our division generated sales of €5.7 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.

About BASF
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com

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