Intellectual Property for Produce Businesses

As a leading marketer of fresh produce, you will be well aware of the commercial benefits leading varieties bring to your produce business. The ability to offer a point of difference over your competitors helps to win more business with customers and to recruit new growers the world over. 


Intellectual Property

The Obvious Solution

Global Plant Genetics Intellectual Property portfolio represents many of the world’s very best breeders of Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries and Asparagus. A more recent addition to the portfolio is Grape Rootstocks.

Intellectual Property for Produce Businesses

Global Plant Genetics are able to offer you a number of options for access to our intellectual property:

  • Early stage selection trials
  • Seed deals allowing seedlings to be selected in your location
  • Advanced selections
  • Released varieties
  • Membership of club varieties
  • Exclusivity per territory
  • Our technical experience and understanding of your market provides you with a great opportunity to find a varietal solution for your specific market requirements be that fresh, frozen or processing
  • Explore where we may be able to add value to your current varietal offer.

Sowing The Seeds Of Success

Meet the Experts

Jamie Petchell - The Asparagus Man - Plant Genetics

Jamie Petchell

Jamie Petchell is co-owner of Global Plant Genetics. He is world-renowned within the asparagus industry for his knowledge of the crop and for delivering optimum results to growers. He also has wide-ranging experience in berry crops across several Continents. Jamie is most satisfied by seeing through new hybrids from initial testing, through agronomic trials and into full commercialisation.

Rupert Hargreaves - The Berries Man - Plant Genetics

Rupert Hargreaves

Rupert Hargreaves co-owns Global Plant Genetics. He is an experienced director with a passion for berry crops and intellectual property management. He also spends time researching new crop opportunities for the business. Rupert delivers optimum results for breeders and growers of berries worldwide.