IPM established IPM France to manage seed production of IPM varieties for the French market and exports and acquired A. J. Allan Ltd, a high quality seed potato company in Scotland to complement IPM’s production and marketing capabilities.

The company also established IPM Portugal to promote and develop sales of IPM varieties in the Portuguese market as well as investments in West Africa and India. Continuing its pattern of new varieties releases, IPM launches a new group of successful varieties like TORNADO, FANDANGO, MAVERICK, BELAMI, VANILLA, BUFFALO, SENSATION, BUSTER among others.