ORIGENE SEEDS is an innovative international seed company, active in research, plant breeding, seed production and processing, sales & marketing of hybrid vegetable varieties.
The company's strategy is to develop new hybrids with novel traits of quality, taste, flavor, uniformity, high nutrition values, shelf life, all combined with high yield and environmental friendly. The hybrid varieties are suitable for the commercial outdoor crops or greenhouse growers as well for plant raisers, for the professional sectors.
Research and development is the heart of ORIGENE SEEDS.
ORIGENE SEEDS leads a significant contribution to the vegetable value chain and meets the present and future needs of the customers. ORIGENE SEEDS has strong research collaborations with leading international research institutes in purpose of developing new traits and innovative varieties.
Seedless and Seeded watermelons - producing high yield, containing high Lycopene levels, high Brix and great taste. New varieties have tolerance to certain field diseases and environmental stress.
Cantaloupes - producing high yield, excellent shelf-life, high Brix and disease tolerance, from different types: Galia, Annanas, Western Shipper, Honeydew, Yellow Canary and Charentais.
Cucumbers – for summer and winter crop seasons: Bet-Alpha, Dutch, Slicer and Baby types.
Squash and Pumpkins - wide range of squash varieties and special pumpkins, like the delicious “Table Sugar” with flavor similar to that of roasted chestnuts.
Rootstocks – varieties adapted for melon and watermelon, that enhance tolerance for soil diseases.
The future of ORIGENE SEEDS is to become an environmental friendly company.
The company is emphasizing its activities and focusing in three levels:
- The Seed technology division has developed new protocols for seed’s treatments, that are using significant lower amount of chemicals.
- The R&D division developed products that able the use of lower amounts of chemicals and will be adapted to the environment.
- The activities of ORIGENE SEEDS use methods to protect the environment including recycling.