SEED distribution business Seed Force has opened a new purpose-built national headquarters at Shepparton in Victoria.
The company, which is especially strong in the pasture seeds market, but also distributes a number of wheat and canola varieties, has expanded its seed manufacturing facilities.
The $4 million facility, which comprises offices, warehousing and seed manufacturing features new seed coating and treatment equipment, pallet stacking and warehouse bin management.
As a shareholder and key breeding partne of Seed Force, Samuel Gasté, new markets director for RAGT Semences in France, said he was honoured to be in Australia to celebrate with Seed Force.
“As an international seed breeding company, our partnership with Seed Force in Australia and New Zealand is an important and strategically significant one for us.
“We value the partnership and the value that it represents for our company. It is so pleasing to be here to mark this milestone and commitment to the future.”
Seed Force employs around 30 people nationally, with half of these located at the Shepparton-based national headquarters.