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40 Years of Operations in the Philippines


About Pioneer

Pioneer Hi-Bred Philippines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pioneer Hi-Bred International, is the country's largest developer, producer, and distributor of high-quality hybrid corn seeds that meet the different needs of Filipino corn farmers. It has recently ventured into hybrid rice seeds with a vision to enhance the productivity of our nation's rice farmers.

Established in 1976 as Pioneer Overseas Corporation, the company ‘pioneered' the hybrid corn industry in the Philippines. In 2011, Pioneer is celebrating its 35th year of operations in the country.

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, a DuPont business, is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics to farmers worldwide. It seeks to increase customer productivity, profitability and develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Innovative and customer-focused, Pioneer is a leader in the agriculture industry and upholds the highest standards. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa in the US, the company provides services to customers in nearly 70 countries.

DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.

Last Modified:August 12, 2016