Dümmen Orange’s Breeding Technology Centre Virtually Opened

Dümmen Orange’s new Breeding Technology Centre in the Netherlands, has been virtually opened. Carola Schouten, the Dutch Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (and vice Prime Minister), contributed to this milestone with a video message for all employees (click here for the video).

The Breeding Technology Centre (BTC) is home to all Dümmen Orange’s research facilities in the field of breeding technology & traits to realize faster breeding and selection processes, enabling access to superior products for customers worldwide. The BTC is also the home for scientists and breeders who jointly develop next generation varieties in a smarter way. It houses laboratories, offices, meeting rooms, climate chambers and greenhouse facilities for all research disciplines needed for our traits and technology programs.

The opening was conducted virtually, due to COVID-19, and is the final chapter of an eighteen-month construction period in which Dümmen Orange realized one of the world’s largest laboratories for ornamental research.

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