MariboHilleshög is the new company name at the global market for sugar beet seed – with two well-known and dedicated sugar beet brands, Maribo and Hilleshög.
The two brands are marketed separately to about 35 countries and have together more than 200 years of experience.
MariboHilleshög was established 1 October 2017 – and is today a strategic business unit in the DLF group, a global seed company with headquarters in Denmark and 1150 employees in 20 countries.
MariboHilleshög has more than 300 employees dedicated to sugar beet seed – with breeding and seed production sites in Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France and the US.
The MariboHilleshög headquarters is based at the island Lolland In Denmark.
The former Hilleshög site in Landskrona, Sweden, is now the base for R&D activities in MariboHilleshög and is named MariboHilleshög Research AB.
The US business, Hilleshog Seeds, is based in Longmont, Colorado – where both the seed factory and the R&D activities are placed.
The European seed multiplication takes place mainly in Italy and France. In the US, the seed multiplication takes place in Oregon, and further processing of the seed is located in Longmont, Colorado.