Biogold is a leading company in the management of Plant Breeders Rights (PBRs) on a worldwide basis with a focus on citrus, subtropical and selected niche fruit products. Biogold offers to variety owners, plant breeders, researchers and research institutions a development and commercialization platform that gives the opportunity to fast track the global commercial implementation of their new plant varieties.
Biogold offers value to both the developer of plant varieties as well as the commercial farmer. The owner of plant varieties seek the efficient, widespread roll out of plant varieties, and proper registration processes to protect their intellectual property and generate and generate returns. Commercial growers seek new products that offer them a competitive advantage in the market place, that can offer a sustainable return.
Biogold has created a network of companies in different parts of the world, each specialising in knowing their own territory and the needs of their local growers, and each working towards a fair and optimal evaluation of varieties in different territories to determine their marketability. Visit our regional partners for more information about Biogold activity in different parts of the world.
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THROUGH THE SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES & PARTNERS OF BIOGOLD INTERNATIONAL, GROWERS HAVE ACCESS TO NEW VARIETIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD.
Citrogold has established relationships with various South African industry bodies and regulatory authorities (Department of Agriculture, PPECB), research organisations (ARC and CRI), nurseries, growers, exporters and importers. Through these relationships, Citrogold has established a platform for variety commercialisation in the fruit industry, making it a leading company in this specialised area in South Africa.
Through the subsidiary companies and partners of Biogold International (the holding company of Citrogold), South African growers have access to new varieties from around the world and South African breeders also have a platform for the international commercialisation of their products. The Biogold network of subsidiary companies and partners is active in countries of the European Union (EU) and Mediterranean basin, United States of America (USA), South America, Australia and China.
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