News and press

  • I breed varieties for the future
    Kultursaat breeder Christhild Brauch cultivates a variety of vegetable crops at Mönchhof in Hessen. At the same time, she is involved in basic research.
  • Review of BIOFACH 2024
    Organic starts with breeding and seeds – and not just with cultivation on certified organic land. The “Meeting Point Organic Breeding” at this year’s BIOFACH drew attention to this fact.
  • BIOFACH 2024: Meeting point Organic breeding
    At this year’s BIOFACH, there will once again be a joint stand under the motto “Meeting point organic breeding”. This time, even more partners who are committed to organic breeding will be present.
  • Crop Plants are the Companions of Humanity
    The German breeder Christina Henatsch looks back on more than twenty years of biodynamic breeding and is intensively concerned with the question of which crops will feed us in the future.
  • Review of BIOFACH 2023
    For this year’s BIOFACH bioverita organized again a large joint stand under the slogan “Meeting Point Organic Breeding” – both as a contact point for comprehensive information and as a networking and discussion forum on organic breeding
  • Seeds are cultural assets – not private property
    A portrait of Arne von Schulz, who has been promoting bio-dynamic breeding for a long time as a vegetable gardener, breeder and seed propagator, but also on the boards of Kultursaat e.V. and bioverita.
  • 37 new varieties with bioverita certification
    With 37 newly certified vegetable varieties from organic breeding, the total list now comprises 164 varieties of 34 different vegetable crops.
  • Talk about amazing jobs: Breeding carrots that taste great!
    Noémi Uehlinger, vegetable breeder at Sativa Rheinau AG for ten years, talks about her path to breeding and the constant balancing act in her everyday life.
  • BIOFACH 2023: Meeting point Organic Breeding 
    At this year’s BIOFACH bioverita is organising a joint stand for the third time under the motto “Treffpunkt Bio-Züchtung” (Meeting Point Organic Breeding) with a large number of partners:inside who are committed to organic breeding.
  • BIOFACH 2022: Meeting point Organic Breeding
    This year’s BIOFACH will take place from July 26th to 29th. bioverita organizes a joint stand with the motto “Meeting Point Organic Breeding” with a large number of partners who are committed to organic breeding.
  • Market 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.
  • Peas 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 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 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.
  • Piluweri Nursery Breeding Garden Open Day
    The Piluweri nursery is a commercial horticultural company, producer of young plants, breeding company and seed multiplier in one. We have gathered a variety of impressions.
  • 50 New Open Pollinated Varieties
    A portrait of Reinhild Frech-Emmelmann, pioneer of organic breeding, founder and managing director of ReinSaat KG. She has already bred 50 new types of vegetables.
  • On the Trail of Organic Breeding in Italy
    From July 6-9, 21 we were on the road in central Italy to look at various activities related to organic breeding on site. An inspiring journey!
  • We have to take a much more radical approach!
    Portrait of Niklaus Bolliger, pioneer as a breeder for biodynamic apples, including an outlook of the first commercial project to come.
  • Annual Meeting 2021
    Report on the annual meeting of bioverita which took place on 23 April 2021 in Hessigkofen, CH.
  • Bioland Handelsgesellschaft
    Bioland Handelsgesellschaft is the nationwide leader in the marketing of these varieties and is therefore an important market partner of bioverita in the grain sector.
  • 10 years of bioverita – a retrospective
    Interview with Markus Johann, Managing Director and delegate of the bioverita board, on the occasion of bioverita`s 10th anniversary.