Israel, 18 February 2020 – A new appointment have been officially announced at Top Seeds International, the seed company specialised in the research and marketing of innovative hybrid vegetable varieties.
Angel Pelegrina Sanchez has been named General Manager of Top Seeds Ibérica.
Sanchez, 43 years of age, a graduate of Almeria university and already boasting a long career in the seed industry, moves to this new role after a year as Global Product Manager with Top Seeds International.
“I have accepted this new challenge with great enthusiasm,” Angel Pelegrina Sanchez comments, “because Spain is one of the world’s leading countries in seed research. It will be important to continue the projects already ongoing for the development of new vegetable varieties, with the main aim of selecting cultivars with a wide range of genetic resistances, able to provide good results throughout the production chain.”
Top Seeds International is an international company specializing in research and marketing of innovative hybrid varieties of high-quality vegetables. Founded in Israel in 2003, it operates worldwide through companies based in Spain, Italy and Mexico. Since May 2017, Top Seeds International has been owned by the group Mitsui & Co Ltd.
The company’s aim is to guarantee high yields and excellent-tasting fruit by selecting varieties with genetic resistance to a wide range of diseases. Through continuous field research, the company’s geneticists, agronomists and technicians select the best varieties of many different vegetable species in terms of resilience and profitability, including tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, aubergines, melons and watermelons.
The company works closely with its customers in developing innovative varieties and concepts with the aim of meeting all their needs.