Deleplanque and SUET jointly acquire German seed company Strube
Apr. 11, 2018
Strube is internationally recognized for its expertise in plant breeding and processing of sugar beet, wheat, sunflower, and vegetable seeds (peas and sweet corn). With 15 branches and local trading partners, Strube currently markets more than 250 varieties in 35 countries. Crevenue amounted to about EUR 113 million in 2017. The company employs approximately 350 people.
Deleplanque is an independent French seed company, which employs 50 people and generates revenue of some EUR 50 million. The majority of the company's capital is held by the Deleplanque family and its employees, as well as by Unigrains, a specialist investor in the agricultural and food sectors.
SUET Saat- und Erntetechnik GmbH is a medium-sized, independent family business that has been processing high-quality seeds of all kinds on behalf of many breeders for 70 years. The company employs 150 people and generates revenue of some EUR 30 million.