Vegetable Varieties
Vegetable Varieties
Faces of organic breeding
Faces of organic breeding
Why bio breeding?

Why Bio Breeding?

Why bio breeding?
Film: Organic breeding needs your commitment

Film: Organic breeding needs your commitment

Film: Organic breeding needs your commitment
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Organic right from the start – From breeding to the end product.

What is organic breeding?

Using methods and techniques that are compatible with the principles of organic farming, organic breeding develops varieties that meet the needs of organic farming.

Breeding takes place with respect for the integrity of the plant – there is no intervention below the cell level (genetic engineering). All the work steps, from the first to the last, take place on organic farms.

The label

bioverita is committed to increasing the awareness of organic farming and organically bred varieties.

  • in organic farming, organic vegetable and fruit production
  • amongst processors of organic products
  • amongst distributors of organic products
  • amongst consumers of organic products

What is bioverita?

  • a platform with the most important organic breeders in Europe
  • a platform for varieties from organic cereal, vegetable and fruit breeding
  • a platform for organic product processors and traders interested in organic breeding
  • Market partnership with Gut WulfsdorfMarket partnership with Gut Wulfsdorf
    In September 2021, bioverita started a collaboration with Gut Wulfsdorf, a Demeter farm in Ahrensburg near Hamburg. The company has always attached great importance to open pollinated varieties. Labeling varieties from organic breeding with the bioverita quality label is a further step in communication.
  • Peas are the futurePeas are the future
    Breeder Agata Leska from the GZPK reports on her many years of work on new pea varieties. Cultivating them is good for the soil and, as a source of protein, peas are an important food crop for humans and animals.
  • 25 years of Seed Fund25 years of Seed Fund
    Founded in 1996, the Seed Fund collects donations to promote organic breeding. Since then, over 50 types of grain and 100 types of vegetables have been developed.
  • Wheat from organic breeding – a beacon projectWheat from organic breeding - a beacon project
    Wheat from organic breeding has proven its worth, especially in the difficult growing year of 2021. Breeder Michael Locher explains why he still works on the further development of the varieties every day.

bioverita sees itself as a counterbalance to genetic engineering and the consolidation in the seed industry with fewer and fewer suppliers. The range of organic varieties for organic farming must therefore be increased.

bioverita is always about organic breeding – whether that is vegetables, cereals or coming soon, apples!

In 2021 leading representatives of the organic industry congratulated bioverita on the 10th anniversary

Alexander Gerber Board member Demeter e.V.

“bioverita connects the huge passion of organic breeders with the entire food value chain. Thanks to bioverita, everyone, from wholesalers to retailers to organic customers, can help ensure that more and more pure lines varieties that are suitable for organic cultivation become available. With this work bioverita is doing an invaluable service and Demeter sincerely wishes you all the best in the coming decades.”