SESVanderHave is a leading global player in the sugarbeet seed sector. We specialize in every aspect of sugarbeet seed production, from the development of new and more resistant varieties right through to the final red seeds.

Discover the various steps of what we do at SESVanderHave, from analyzing the market demands to the production of our red sugarbeet seeds.

Market demands

Bringing new and competitive sugarbeet varieties to market is a long-term mission. Various factors determine if a new variety is suitable for a specific growing region. This is why market demands are very important to SESVanderHave!

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Market analysis

We start with an extensive market analysis to identify the challenges in each region in terms of climate, soil type, sugar industry needs, and threats such as diseases or insects, etc.

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Trait Research

Research begins by implementing the right traits. Growers' needs, as well as the requirements of the sugar industry, must be bred into future genetics. This is where trait research comes in.

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Field trials

SESVanderHave tests the adaptations of these materials, now called hybrid lines, to different conditions with field trials across sugarbeet growing areas over multiple years.

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Seed Production

From sowing the stecklings to the harvest of our seeds, discover the story of our sugarbeet seed production cycle here!

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Seed Processing

After seed harvest, sugarbeet seed is far from ready for the farmer so the seed has to go through many processes to ensure that it becomes a "pellet" as you know it.

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