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2014-06-17 00:21:06

- Grower access to best malting barley varieties and agronomic support BASEL, Switzerland and BRUSSELS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced today a partnership to secure the sourcing of high-quality malting barley, the key raw material for the beer industry. Under the agreement, growers will have access to the best Syngenta malting barley varieties and a tailored growing approach, which includes training and advice on agronomy...

2014-06-16 00:21:15

- Access to germplasm, seeds pipeline and commercial varieties BASEL, Switzerland, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today an agreement to acquire the German and Polish winter wheat and winter oilseed rape (WOSR) breeding and business operations of Lantmannen, the Swedish food, energy and agriculture group. Syngenta will gain access to high-quality germplasm, a seeds pipeline and commercial varieties which complement the company's portfolio in two of Europe's...

2014-04-16 00:20:38

BASEL, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Strong start to European season -- Ongoing emerging market growth -- North American season delayed by weather -- On track to achieve full year sales growth target Sales in the first quarter of 2014 increased by 5 percent at constant exchange rates. The increase in reported sales was 2 percent owing to the depreciation of a number of emerging market currencies against the dollar. Integrated sales Integrated sales rose...

2014-04-09 00:21:37

BASEL, Switzerland, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Collaboration to use new process to make cellulosic ethanol from corn kernel fiber -- Technology to be marketed in combination with Enogen(®) corn -- Ethanol yield per bushel of corn expected to increase substantially Syngenta announced today an agreement with Cellulosic Ethanol Technologies, LLC to license its ACE (Adding Cellulosic Ethanol) technology, a new process for ethanol plants. ACE technology has been...

2014-04-08 00:22:10

BASEL, Switzerland, April 8, 2014 -- Competition explores global challenges through compelling images -- The Award theme is "Scarcity-Waste" -- Open to professionals and amateurs, with $65,000 in prizes on offer /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced that the second Syngenta Photography Award is now open for entries. The Award aims to stimulate dialogue and create awareness around significant global challenges through powerful photography. The Syngenta Photography Award...

2014-04-07 00:22:21

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 -- Access to expertise, facilities and prime varieties grown on 330,000 hectares -- Expansion of established PSB brand supported by Syngenta's global presence -- Accelerated innovation in durum wheat breeding and production for pasta /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today that it has acquired Societa Produttori Sementi (PSB), one of Italy's oldest seed companies and a leader in durum wheat breeding and production for...

2014-03-25 08:32:50

BASEL, Switzerland, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced the successful issue of CHF 750 million in Swiss domestic bonds. This issue comprises a CHF 350 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2019, a CHF 250 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2024 and a CHF 150 million Swiss domestic bond with maturity date in November 2029. John Ramsay, CFO, said: "We have taken advantage of current favorable...

2014-03-24 12:30:48

BASEL, Switzerland, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today the successful issue of EUR 750 million in Eurobonds. This issue comprises a EUR 500 million Eurobond with maturity date in November 2021 and a EUR 250 million Eurobond with maturity date in October 2017. John Ramsay, CFO, said: "We have taken advantage of current favorable market conditions in order to further enhance our debt maturity profile. These bond issues are part of our...

2014-03-19 04:20:42

BASEL, Switzerland, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced that its 2013 Annual Report is now available at www.syngenta.com/ar2013. The 2013 Annual Report consists of the following documents: -- Annual Review, incorporating the Corporate Responsibility Report -- Financial Report -- Corporate Governance and Compensation Report All documents are in English and German except for the Financial Report, which is published in English only. Printed copies of these...

2014-03-03 00:20:29

BASEL, Switzerland, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- ELATUS((TM)) fungicide receives regulatory approval in Brazil -- Delivers outstanding control of soybean rust disease -- Higher and more predictable yields for Latin American growers Syngenta today announced that ELATUS, a breakthrough foliar fungicide, has been approved by the Brazilian authorities. ELATUS is a combination of Syngenta's new SDHI chemistry SOLATENOL((TM) )and AMISTAR(®). It offers unrivaled performance...


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