Bayer in South Africa

An aerial view of cape town and table mountain.

Bayer has a long history in South Africa, dating back to the early 1920’s when Taeuber & Corssen (Pty) Ltd were appointed as agents of the then German chemical company, Bayer AG.


Following an evolutionary process spanning more than half a century, Bayer in South Africa formally came into existence in 1993, consolidating its activities in the country in the industrial/chemical, agricultural, healthcare and consumer fields.

With the majority of Bayer’s total sales on the continent generated in South Africa, the country plays a key role in Bayer’s African strategy and remains a key market for Bayer.

The divisions we operate in include:

Crop Science


Consumer Health


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