Special organic route at Rijk Zwaan Demo Days
This year’s Rijk Zwaan Demo Days in Fijnaart started on Monday 17 September. Over the next six weeks, visitors can see and touch a large number of new and existing varieties for themselves. This year, there is extra focus on Rijk Zwaan’s assortment of varieties suitable for organic vegetable production. Visitors can go on a personalised guided tour and receive optimal advice about the possibilities of the organic range.
Rijk Zwaan opens brand-new R&D facility in Fijnaart
On the afternoon of Friday 14 September, Rijk Zwaan officially opened its brand-new R&D facility on Eerste Kruisweg in Fijnaart. This extension gives the international vegetable breeding company the necessary space to further expand its research activities.
Snack vegetables: a key theme at Asia Fruit Logistica
Snack tomatoes in a variety of colours, the One-bite cucumber and Silky Pink tomatoes complete with packaging ideas – these are just some of the innovations Rijk Zwaan is presenting at Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong from 5-7 September 2018.
‘Sales of tomato specialities to Chinese consumers are rising, both offline and online’
In the Chinese city of Guangzhou, the company Guangzhou Bobby Agriculture Tec. Co. Ltd. grows Rijk Zwaan’s tomato specialities on 35 hectares. These tomato types are becoming increasingly popular among Chinese consumers.
Promotional campaign for Spanish Piel de Sapo melon
The melon is a popular fruit around the world. International vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan continues to invest heavily in developing new varieties that are all characterised by a consistently good flavour.
Denomination of new official races downy mildew in lettuce, Bl:34EU & Bl:35EU
With effect from 02 July 2018 the International Bremia Evaluation Board Europe (IBEB-EU) has named two new official races of downy mildew in lettuce, Bl:34EU and Bl:35EU.
‘Room in the market for fresh-cut salads and vegetables’
What are the latest convenience-related trends and developments? At the European Convenience Forum in Hamburg, Germany, on 7 June 2018, experts from all over Europe will be answering this question – and they will include Bauke van Lenteren.
Rijk Zwaan opens Seed Quality Center
Dutch-based vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan officially opened a new location in De Lier, the Netherlands on May 18. This new Seed Quality Center (SQC) creates more room for growth and the application of new testing and research techniques related to seed quality.
Denomination of a new official race of downy mildew in spinach
With effect from 16 April 2018, the International Working Group Peronospora in Spinach (IWGP) has named a new official strain of spinach downy mildew, Pfs:17
Rijk Zwaan launches range of rocket varieties
Vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan adds rocket to its babyleaf assortment under the Rocketeerz label.