Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Monsanto buys Seminis

href="http://www.newfarm.org/features/2005/0205/seminisbuy/index.shtml"
target=_blank>The news of Monsanto’s agreement to purchase Seminis has
received little attention from the media other than the financial pages
and a few seed industry and anti-globalization web sites. But then
again, why should it? How many consumers – of food or seed – have even
heard of Seminis? And yet, as Seminis spinmeister Gary Koppenjan said,
“If you've had a salad, you've had a Seminis product." It is estimated
that Seminis controls 40 percent of the U.S. vegetable seed market and
20 percent of the world market...

posted by ryan griffis  # 4:56 PM

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