The World Food Prize Foundation

2019 Laureate Social Media Kit

Mr. Simon N. Groot
EMBARGOED UNTIL JUNE 10 at 10:00 a.m. EDT

How to Use the Social Media Kit

  1. Post to Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram with our sample posts after the announcement. Copy and paste the text into a status update on your Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram profile. Click on the appropriate graphics below to download a high-resolution image that is sized for the specific media of your choice.

  2. Feel free to post in your own words too. Don't feel as though you are required to use our samples. If you choose to make original posts, we ask that you tag the World Food Prize on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with our official 2019 World Food Prize hashtag #FoodPrize19

  3. Share a summarized social media kit. Download a one-page social media kit to share with colleagues and friends. The kit includes links to graphics and all social media accounts.

  4. Follow us on social media for live updates retweeted by the World Food Prize and the 2019 Laureate’s company, @eastwestseed. Click the social media links on the right to connect with us.

 

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Social Media Posts - Facebook

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Congratulations to Simon N. Groot on winning the 2019 World Food Prize! He will be recognized for his work developing a thriving vegetable seed industry in October during the Borlaug Dialogue, held in Des Moines, Iowa. #FoodPrize19

 

Simon N. Groot, our 2019 World Food Prize Laureate, founded the company East-West Seed, which offers 973 varieties of 60 different vegetable crops to smallholder farmers in over 60 tropical countries. #FoodPrize19


 

Simon N. Groot will be awarded the 2019 World Food Prize for his contribution to economic and dietary improvements through vegetable production in the tropics. #FoodPrize19


 

Simon N. Groot, recipient of the 2019 World Food Prize, provides Knowledge Transfer activities through his company East-West Seed for farmers to learn Good Agricultural Practices and ensure that their seeds can reach their full potential in the field. #FoodPrize19


 

Like small-town Iowa farm boy Norman Borlaug, our 2019 World Food Prize recipient Simon N. Groot is from a small town in the Netherlands, where he learned the value of agriculture from an early age. Both men had a vision to feed the world and both succeeded. More than 20 million smallholder farmers in over 60 tropical countries have benefitted from the work of our 2019 Laureate. #FoodPrize19

 

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Twenty million smallholder vegetable farmers in over 60 tropical countries have benefitted from the work of our 2019 World Food Prize Laureate, Simon N. Groot. #FoodPrize19

The World Food Prize is proud to announce its 2019 Laureate: Simon N. Groot! His lifelong passion for seeds transformed the lives of millions of farmers and their families along with rural and urban communities. #FoodPrize19

The 2019 World Food Prize Laureate is Simon N. Groot! He will be recognized for his work developing a dynamic vegetable seed industry in October during the Borlaug Dialogue, held in Des Moines, Iowa. #FoodPrize19


 

Congratulations to Simon Groot on being announced as the the 2019 World Food Prize Laureate! He founded East-West Seed in the Philippines, the first market-oriented vegetable breeding company in SE Asia. #FoodPrize19

The 2019 World Food Prize Laureate Simon Groot has dedicated his life to bringing high-quality vegetable seeds to smallholder farmers in tropical countries. #FoodPrize19

Simon Groot will be awarded the World Food Prize for his outstanding work improving and developing the vegetable seed industry in tropical countries to bring higher quality seeds to smallholder farmers. Congratulations! #FoodPrize19

And the 2019 World Food Prize goes to Simon Groot for his work in improving vegetable seed quality for smallholder farmers through developing his company, East-West Seed. #FoodPrize19

The 2019 World Food Prize Laureate, Simon Groot, founded East-West Seed, which is dedicated to improving farmer’s skills and technology to enhance food security worldwide. #FoodPrize19

 

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The 2019 World Food Prize recipient is Simon N. Groot! Through his work, he has created a better quality of life for millions of farmers and their families. Smallholder farmers in 60 tropical countries have access to 60 different improved vegetable crops through his company East-West Seed. #FoodPrize19

   

The World Food Prize is proud to announce Simon N. Groot as the 2019 Laureate! He will be recognized in October during the Borlaug Dialogue in Des Moines, Iowa, for his work developing the vegetable seed industry over the past four decades. #FoodPrize19

  

Our 2019 World Food Prize recipient has dedicated his life to enhancing food security through improving farmers’ skills and expanding the supply of fresh vegetables to consumers. #FoodPrize19

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