Franchi Sementi is a historical seed company that since 1783 produces and packages high quality seeds for hobby and professional use.
The catalog includes more than 750 different varieties:
- the best varieties for vegetable gardens typical of all Italian regions
- exclusive and special selections of Franchi Sementi
- seeds for aromatic herbs, turf seed suitable for every condition of soil and insolation
- seed of legumes and cereals
- hybrid varieties for the most demanding productions
- as well as splendid selections of seeds for flower.
A truly complete catalog with different product lines that is really to meet the needs of any point of sale. In addition to the standard seeds in bags or boxes many varieties are also available pelleted, for a more professional use, and seeds in pre-spaced ribbons of organic material, for those who welcome an extra help during the planting time.
The company was created in 1783 by Giovanni Franchi, who offered his own seeds in the village square. It reached an industrial level starting from 1920, to adopt in 1960 in a mechanized technology for processing, cleaning and packing the seeds. In parallel an extensive Research and Development activity was developed .
The tradition continues till now, confirming the unaltered quality of the products in a cutting edge technological context and the seriousness of a company that grows with the times.
The company has a quality control of the highest level: a laboratory specialized in germination tests where each batch of seeds is tested several times during the year; a vast trial field where more than 500 batches of seeds are sown and harvested each year; accurate and repeated checks in the production fields; automated packaging procedures performed with state-of-the-art machinery and under the strict supervision of highly qualified technicians.
Franchi Sementi joined the group in 2018