Your Commercial Opportunity

If your asparagus produce business is looking for a competitive advantage through an improved offer in the crop, you have come to the right place. We can offer you a wide range of variety solutions to keep you at the forefront of the sector. You will be afforded access to improved asparagus hybrids and we can support you in important crop development projects.

Benefit from our Expert Knowledge

By engaging with Global Plant Genetics as a produce business, there are significant potential benefits to your company:

  • Access to improved asparagus hybrids to separate you from your competitors
  • Opportunities to engage in potentially exclusive arrangements for certain asparagus cultivars
  • Fully encompassed business development projects from planning and budgeting through to support during implementation with producers
  • Worldwide marketing and technical contacts that can help you to further develop your year-round asparagus supply

Meet the Experts

Jamie Petchell

Jamie Petchell

The Asparagus Man

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

Rupert Hargreaves

The Berries Man

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.