Deed of Excellence, 2013
The Hungarian Grand Award for Innovation acknowledges the excellent innovative achievements of the nominees annually. The companies nominating with their achievements in 2012 were awarded in the ceremony at the Houses of Parliament in Budapest 21st March, 2013. The nominees’ accomplishments were ranked in terms of originality, economic success and social utility. Our company received a ‘Deed of Excellence’ for the development of the germplasm of cereals, oil crops and soybean and their use in agricultural production.
Grand Award for Hungarian Crop Production, 2012
Agricultural Development Award, National Agricultural and Food Exhibition (OMÉK), Budapest 2011
Product Award, Farmer-Expo, Debrecen, 2011
In the opening ceremony of the 20th Farmer Expo, organized in Debrecen between 18 and 21 August, 2011 awards were distributed as well. Gabonakutató achieved great success with the winter wheat variety GK Csillag having good quality and excellent yield potential, which was awarded in the Category Seeds. The award was given by Lajos Kósa, Mayor of Debrecen to László Szilágyi, the Managing Director of Gabonakutató Kft.
Grand Award for Hungarian Crop Production, 2010
Our Company had the honour to be awarded with the Grand Award for Hungarian Crop Production on the Animal Husbandry and Farmer Days exhibition and fair. The event took place in Hódmezővásárhely in late April 2010 and the awards were distributed on the press conference of 13 April 2010 announcing the exhibition. Our company won the notable award for two reasons, firstly for the breeding of field crops that have a wide range of adaptability, namely, respond well to the intensive growing conditions; tolerate the extensive growing conditions, extreme climatic conditions and low input of fertilizers, and secondly for the elaboration of their production technology. Our nomination was entitled ’Researches for providing better chances’.
Grand Award for Hungarian Crop Production, 2008
On the Animal Husbandry and Farmer Days exhibition and fair in Hódmezővásárhely in April 2008, our Company won the nationally significant Grand Award for Hungarian Crop Production for the maize hybrids well adapted to the growing conditions in the Carpathian Basin and the technology to combat Fusarium ear blight in wheat.
Extra Award for Hungarian Crop Production, 2007
On the Animal Husbandry and Farmer Days exhibition and fair in Hódmezővásárhely in 2007, our Company received the Extra Award for Hungarian Crop Production for the winter and spring cereals being the source of high quality food and feed, bred by the Wheat Department.
Trophy of the Foundation for Onion, 2006
Award of the Onion Produce Council, 2005
Our company won the Trophy of the Foundation for Onion on the XVIth International Onion Festival exhibition and fair in Makó in 2006 and the Award of the Onion Produce Council a year earlier, in 2005.
For the contribution of the Onion Breeding Station in Makó to establishing the production of the Hungaricum Makói onion and garlic varieties by plant breeding and the development of production technology for decades.
Innovation Awards of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FVM) Agrarian Innovation Award, 2006
From the nominees to the Grand Award of Innovation, our institution together with Diabet Trade Ltd. won the Agrarian Innovation Award of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FVM) in the spring of 2006. The award was the initiative of the Foundation of Hungarian Innovation.
For the development of the recipes and baking industrial techniques of the diabetic baking and pasta product line Diabet-Mix.
Agrarian Innovation Award, 2001
In the spring of 2001, our institution won the Agrarian Innovation Award for the durum wheat variety GK Bétadur exhibiting excellent pasta quality and superior agricultural value.
For the joint project of our institution and Diamant International Mill Ltd., Baja, representing a novel and splendid example of cooperation in the Hungarian food economy.
Agrarian Innovation Award, 1994
Our company’s achievement in developing the germplasm of wheat and sunflower as the basis of profitable crop production was recognized with the Agrarian Innovation Award of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FVM) in 1994.
Extra Award of OMFB, 1993
Sector Awards of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FVM)
Sector Award, OMÉK, 2005
Our company was the winner of the Sector Award of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the category “Education, Extension Service, Research and Development” on the National Agricultural and Food Exhibition (OMÉK) in 2005.
For the contribution to strengthening the cereal-meat verticum during the preceding five years with crop breeding, resulting in plant varieties officially registered (46), in the plant variety protection process (26) and with finished PVP process (28); and additionally, for the significant commitment to develop diabetic food products and introducing them into the diet.
Sector Award, OMÉK, 2000
Our company won the Sector Award for Crop Production of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FVM) on the 73rd National Agricultural and Food Exhibition (OMÉK) in 2000.
For the excellence of the genetic base developed at the company.
Product Award, Category Seeds, Debrecen, 2005
Our nomination entitled “Establishing and developing the winter rapeseed production sourcing from Hungarian crop breeding and providing the availability of high quality seed” was recognized with the Product Award in Category Seeds on Farmer-Expo International Agricultural and Food Industrial Exhibition in Debrecen in 2005.
For the 30-year winter rapeseed breeding at the Field Crops Research Station, Táplánszentkereszt resulting in the winter rapeseed varieties GK Helena, GK Gabriella and GK Olívia, which gained reputation and market share in the domestic agricultural production.
On the same exhibition, the Hungarian Farmers Association recognized the excellence of the company’s 80-year service provided to the Hungarian crop production with an Extra Award.
Product Award, Category Seeds, Hódmezővásárhely, 2005
The winner of the Excellence Award in Category Seeds was our company from the nominees for the Award for Hungarian Crop Production’2005 on the 1st Farmer Expo of Crop Production and Horticulture Exhibition in Hódmezővásárhely.
For the excellence of the currently registered wheat varieties GK Tisza, GK Hargita, GK Piacos and GK Kapos and their high quality seed.
Product Award, 2002
Our company and Novoback Ltd. won the Product Award for the development and manufacturing of the diabetic rolls and range of white breads on the Euroland International Agricultural and Food Exhibition in 2002.
Hungarian Innovation Grand Award, 1998
Agrarian Innovation Sector Award, 1998
For the excellence in wheat breeding. The breeding of 31 registered aestivum and 6 durum wheat varieties represented the most significant and profitable innovation in Hungary at that time.
Grand Champion International Wheat, 1988
Regina, Canada hosted the Agribition Agriculture Show, the largest agricultural exhibition in the world in 1988. Our company won four of the altogether five awards of Grand Champion International Wheat for the sensory and the nutritive excellence of the nominated wheat varieties.
In 1989, the durum wheat variety GK Pannondur was the winner of the same award.
International Export Trophy, 1988
The winner of the International Export Trophy was our institution (named as Gabonatermesztési Kutatóintézet, i.e. Cereal Research Institute at that time) for the amazingly rapid increase in the market share of our sunflower hybrids on the Western European market and their excellence in crop production.