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Our R&D Partners

SMS offers ECOM the unique opportunity to partner with research centers to develop high-quality, farmer-focused technologies to enable greater productivity.

Through the development of hybrid plants, ECOM’s partnership with the CIRAD embodies one of our core aspirations: to create the opportunity to provide adapted services and products to farmers. We take great pride in helping farmers tackle and overcome difficult, environmental challenges.

ECOM strives to foster such partnerships to further augment the exchange of knowledge and experience to contend with the various challenges facing the coffee and cocoa industries today.

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  • 10

    Arabica coffee varieties available

  • 3

    Robusta coffee varieties available

  • 10

    Cocoa varieties available

  • 500k+

    Top-quality embryos produced every year

CIRAD Partnership, Mexico and Nicaragua

Generally speaking, highly productive farming systems have delivered lower quality coffees and high quality agro forestry has lower productivity.

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Sustainable Pesticide Practice Achievements, Indonesia

Lampung provincial government ordered 92,500 Brocap traps from SMS Indonesia, allowing them to create up to 10 jobs.

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Theobroma Cocoa Processing Solar Powered, Nigeria

The Theobroma Cocoa factory in Nigeria is preparing to install a large and sustainable energy system from Alfen B.V., of Almere, the Netherlands.

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