Seed Production Areas and Production Sites
MAS Seeds® operates in three central location for hybrid seeds production: Haut-Mauco in France, Zaragoza in Spain and Dnipro region in Ukraine. Each with a network of seed growers, a processing plant and a seed laboratory.
In 2016, MAS Seeds® acquired a forth site in San Pietro di Morubio, Italy, specializing in cover crops and fodder mixtures. We multiplied its production capacity to supply both the italian market and neighboring countries. This production facility makes it possible to mix nearly 300 varieties from about sixty species including cover crops, soybean, alfalfa, sorghum, forage mixtures, grasses and cereals.
Across Europe MAS Seeds has the capacity to produce seed for more than 25,000 hectares of maize, sunflower and various species (alfalfa, soybean, sorghum, cover crops, forage mixtures, etc.).
We expanded our production to Russia, Turkey, and Mexico to produce seeds the closest to where they will be sowed.
Seed Quality is Our Priority
Each seed processing facility has high-tech industrial capacities and is ESTA quality assurance system certified in France, Spain and Ukraine. Each facility follows a strictly managed quality procedure. Production protocols are adapted to each variety with quality controls at each step of the process. « A la carte » calibration methods are applied to guarantee the best seed homogeneity in each bag. Our factories in France, Spain and Italy are ORGANIC certified in order to deliver the same high quality in organic seeds.
Our Seed Production Factories
> 12 000 ha Production Capacity
Built in 1970, a network of 250 farmers and a team of 30 permanent specialists are producing and processing :
- corn, sunflower, winter oilseed rape and other crop seeds.
> 5 000 ha Production Capacity
Built in 1992, a network of 130 farmers and a team of 10 permanent specialists are producing and processing :
- corn, sunflower, winter oilseed rape, cereal and sorghum seeds.
> 6 000 ha Production Capacity
Built in 2010, a network of 30 farmers and a team of 25 permanent specialists are producing and processing :
- corn, sunflower, winter oilseed rape and cereal seeds.
SAN PIETRO DI MORUBIO, Italy
Processing Facility for Diversification Crops
Purchased in 2016, Semfor and MAS Seeds Italy masters a processing facility to create more than 300 different types of mixtures and pure crops including :
- cover crops, soybean, alfalfa, sorghum, forage mixtures, grasses and cereals.
factories for hybrids
each with a quality control unit and high-tech process
each following a unique quality procedure
working in field production, processing, supply and research for seed production
specialized in seed multiplication and field production
production capacity for corn, sunflower, rapeseed, fodder seeds, cereals, beet
bags of seed
produced in 2017-2018
Diversification seed factory
in Italy specialized in mixtures and other forage crops
to select varieties per territory and to define its ideal positioning