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Today marks a major milestone for us: 20 years since the founding of Syngenta.

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20 Years of Syngenta

#SyngentaProud to mark a major milestone for us today: the 20th anniversary of our founding.

Syngenta was formed at the end of 2000 through the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals. Since that time, the company has successfully brought cutting edge innovation to farmers across the world, living up to the company’s purpose: “Bringing plant potential to life.”

However, Syngenta’s roots stretch back much further than the past 20 years. The visionaries who established Syngenta’s earliest predecessor company, Geigy, in 1758, were unlikely to have imagined that the business they started would continue to flourish well into the 21st century.

A great past – an exciting future

Our commitment to deliver the best innovation to ensure everybody wins – that farmers are prosperous, agriculture is more sustainable, and consumers have safe, healthy and nutritious food – is stronger for us today than ever.

As we look back with pride on our accomplishments, we also look forward to the exciting future ahead. With the formation this year of the Syngenta Group, we have even more opportunities to support farmers to feed the world safely, sustainably and with respect for our planet.