Asur Plant Breeding
Ackermann starts breeding wheat for the French market on a family farm in Estrées-Saint-Denis
Nordsaat, Petersen and SWS join the original effort to establish SAATEN-UNION RECHERCHE
Registration of WW BOSTON, SUR's first variety
Acquisition of Hybrinova hybrid wheat business
Registration of the hybrid wheat HYSUN, an immediate success in France and south Europe
Registration of HYSTAR, which will be eventually marketed in more than 10 European countries
Acquisition of the Pont-Roy seed production company
Registration of HYFI
Setting up of Elsoms Wheat Limited in England. Acquisition of a hybrid barley program from shareholders Ackermann and Nordsaat
Construction of new glasshouse and office facilities
Registration of CHEVIGNON, 1st winter wheat multiplicated in France
SAATEN-UNION RECHERCHE is the first breeder in France by the number of registered varieties : 30 between 2012 and 2017.
The quality of SAATEN-UNION RECHERCHE's varieties is rewarded: no less than 16 are recognised by the French milling industry as high-quality wheats, including 13 hybrids.
SAATEN-UNION RECHERCHE becomes ASUR PLANT BREEDING and welcomes three new shareholders: Acolyance, Terre-Atlantique and CAVAC. Nordsaat's CEO, Wolf Von Rhade, was named president of ASUR PB.
Creation of the subsidiary TAMIA PACK, a company specialised in the vacuum storage of seeds and grain.
In conjunction with INRAE, creation of POLLINOVA, a joint subsidiary with SYNGENTA to optimise pollination
The first New Generation hybrid is registered and launched: HYLIGO.
Continuity in the New Generation of hybrid wheat with HYVEGA and HYACINTH.
Change of management of ASUR Plant Breeding: Rémi Lefebvre takes over from Guillaume de Castelbajac.
ASUR is inaugurating the "Pôle Végétal de la Plaine d'Estrées", which brings a whole range of plant-related activities to ensure team cohesion and positive synergies.