UPDATED: The World's Top 10 Seed Companies - 2006

Based on 2006 Seed Revenues

 

Company     2006 seed sales
US $ millions
1. Monsanto + Delta & Pine Land  (US) pro forma      $4,476
2. Dupont (US) $2,781
3. Syngenta (Switzerland) $1,743
4. Groupe Limagrain (France)    $1,035
5. Land O’ Lakes (US)  $756
6. KWS AG (Germany)  $615
7. Bayer Crop Science (Germany)  $430
8. Takii (Japan) estimate* $425
9. Sakata (Japan) $401
10. DLF-Trifolium (Denmark) $352
Source: ETC Group


Based on 2006 revenues, the top 10 seed corporations account for $13,014 million or 57% of the commercial seed market worldwide.

The top 3 seed companies account for $9,000 million – or 39% of the commercial seed market worldwide.

The top 4 seed companies account for 44% of the commercial seed market worldwide.

The world’s largest seed company, Monsanto, accounts for 20% of the world’s commercial seed market.

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