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Potato breeder Danespo inaugurates its new Potato Center in Denmark

Potato breeder Danespo inaugurates its new Potato Center in Denmark

Danespo director Jens Holstborg speaking during the inauguration of the company`s new potato center in Give, Denmark.

January 29, 2019
On Tuesday 22 January 2019, exactly a year after the construction of the new potato center officially started, Danish potato breeder Danespo inaugurated its new head office and breeding station, together with its business partners and employees.

The new potato center is located in a business park in the Danish town of Give. It of an office building of 1000 square mete, a processing area of 2000 square meter and a greenhouse complex of 1500 square meter on a two hectare plot.

With the investment in R&D activities, Danespo wants to contribute to the Danish Food cluster and add to the agricultural know-how. This will benefit the Danish potato production, according to Danespo's Director, Jens Holstborg.

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Danish potato breeder Danespo inaugurated its new head office and breeding station, together with its business partners and employees

He sees a relentless focus on the continued development and refinement of new potato varieties for the world market as the cornerstone of Danespo`s business.

Jens Holstborg:

“We are an important player on the global market. We want to lead the way with new developments.”

“In this way, we can increase our competitiveness, nationally and internationally.”

“For modern plant breeding, you need innovative laboratory technology. Our new breeding station offers all the facilities needed for the essential work done in the biotechnological field.”

“We also collaborate with the universities as well as two of our main shareholders, DLF and Florimond Desprez.”
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DANESPO A/S is the leading company in the field of breeding and producing quality seed and ware potatoes in Northern Europe.
Germicopa is the largest potato breeder in France
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