Vilmorin-Mikado, sustainable and innovative solutions for the vegetable sector!
Vilmorin-Mikado is a Franco-Japanese seed producer that has specialized in developing, producing, and selling vegetable seeds for professionals since 1743. As a responsible partner in the vegetable food chain, Vilmorin-Mikado is committed to helping better nourish people everywhere.
Our wide range of unique, original seeds is distributed on five continents in more than 100 countries.
Vilmorin-Mikado has more than 1,000 employees and recorded sales of €230 million in 2022-2023, of which 15% was entirely devoted to research. World leader in carrots and witloof chicory, Vilmorin-Mikado is also a major player in salads, tomatoes, sweet peppers, kabocha squashes, daikon radishes and bunching onions. Nearly three centuries ago, Vilmorin-Mikado’s founders began our Tree Seeds work, which actively contributes to rebuilding sustainable forests.
Vilmorin-Mikado is part of Limagrain, an agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by French farmers. Limagrain breeds, produces, and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain is the fourth largest seed group worldwide. www.limagrain.com - #Limagrain
Our research and sales activities are strategically positioned in California’s Central Coast and the Imperial Valley and are supported by a strong nation-wide trialing platform. With a diverse product portfolio focused on leafy, brassica, we provide exceptional plant varieties including ‘Bluerock,’ ‘Amara,’ and ‘KX1.’
Vilmorin-Mikado USA operates as a small company of 52 employees who develop locally adapted varieties that meet grower needs. We strive to live the spirit of supporting local growers through a direct sales model which allows our product development and sales activities to have direct connections to the growers who count on our seed to grow their business.
Vilmorin-Mikado USA offers a local approach with locally adapted varieties by a real global company bringing the best from all over the world!