Benary celebrates 175 years of breeding

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Benary celebrates 175 years of breeding

Could you imagine riding your bike through Europe collecting seeds? This is how it all began anew with Benary after World War II. After the family had lost all of their company and personal belongings Friedrich Benary decided to start from scratch in the western zone of divided Germany in 1946. Friedrich started from scratch in 1946 in the western zone of Germany He traveled through all of Europe with his bike to start his business in Hann. Münden, Lower Saxony, Germany. With all of his passion for flower breeding, hard work, and a strong sense of entrepreneurial spirit he created one of the world’s leading seed breeding companies for ornamentals. The 6th generation of Benary. Klaudia and Matthias with their four children Hans, Marianne, Käthe and Friedrich Today Benary is creating new products at three breeding locations: in North America, Germany and the Netherlands. They ship their seed to over 120 countries worldwide. Celebrating the 175th anniversary acknowledges Friedrich and Ernst Benary’s endeavors for the horticultural industry. Ernst founded the company 1843 in Erfurt Ernst – the founder of Benary – set the cornerstone in 1843 in Erfurt (former East Germany). He and the next three generations together with their employees delivered excellent seed quality to famous, historical fellows, only to mention a few of them: The Russian Emperor, Gregor Mendel; and even the Titanic had Benary seed on board. For more information Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH Friedrich-Benary-Weg 1 34346 Hann. Muenden Germany T: +49 5541 700 9 0 F: +49 5541 700 9 20 Email: info@benary.de www.benary.com 4/13/2018 US (OH): A-ROO hires Tammi Olle as account manager 4/13/2018 Svensson hires Account Manager and Climate Consultant 4/13/2018 US: Plant-Prod hires Karen Cords as sales manager 4/13/2018 US: American Coolair adds sales representative 4/12/2018 Changes to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo 4/12/2018 Kenya: FlowerWatch to provide training program in Naivasha 4/12/2018 Ridder Climate Screens adds Global Account Manager 4/11/2018 Anthura joins trade mission to China, signs important MoU 4/11/2018 BloomyPro to present innovations at the world’s largest industrial trade show 4/9/2018 Ellepot and FloriPartner launch Scandinavian partnership 4/9/2018 DFG sees turnover of 1.5 billion euros in 2017 4/9/2018 US: Hina Ahmed joins SAF as membership specialist 4/6/2018 Scotts Miracle-Gro passes tax cut benefits on to employees 4/6/2018 Philips Lighting expands North America Horticulture LED team 4/6/2018 A look inside Continental Breeding’s showroom in Ecuador 4/6/2018 US: 1-800-Flowers CEO sells $190,000 in stock 4/6/2018 The ‘secrets’ of Colombian competitiveness 4/5/2018 Heliospectra appoints Magnus Svensson as new CFO 4/5/2018 “Kenyan flower farm sends 2,500 workers home” 4/5/2018 Netherlands: New business premises Verver Export opened Name * Email * City * Country * Display email address Comment * new code Type the code above