DuPont to Establish Molecular Breeding Technology Hub in China

Food Ingredients First (Feb. 15, 2012) | DuPont has signed a multi-year lease agreement with Beijing International Flower Port to build a state-of-the-art Technology Hub for its Pioneer seed business in Beijing, China. The new facility is slated to open later this year and will employ nearly 50 researchers. The Technology Hub will use Pioneer’s global capabilities in molecular breeding to develop new high-yielding maize hybrids which will improve the sustainability of farming in China, while enhancing food security.