Stronger together

for healthy growth in organic farming

The global demand for organic vegetables is growing and that places extra demands on you. The challenges in the market lead to specific requests for high-quality vegetable seeds, market knowledge and a strong and cooperative network within the chain. Are you looking for the latest market information, keen to cooperate with an international network of chain partners or looking for the best quality varieties for your business? We’re happy to help.

Rijk Zwaan expands organic seed range

Our organic seed range covers the whole spectrum, from established favourites to interesting newcomers. As a vegetable breeding company we continue to invest heavily in the development of organic seeds in response to the ever-rising level of demand from organic growers, retailers and consumers. 107 different organic seeds We are currently testing a mind-blowing 107…

Rijk Zwaan expands organic seed range

Ekoplaza, a safe haven for everyone who wants to make conscious food choices

Geert-Jan Smits is Retail Formula Manager at Ekoplaza. What began as a single local organic store in Amsterdam in 1980 has grown to become the largest organic chain in the Benelux region. A 100%-organic product range Over the years, thanks to a sustainable approach to collaboration and a strong vision about healthy yet great-tasting food,…

organic tour trends

An organic tour around PMA

Rijk Zwaan Colleagues Merek Dorf and David Perie, visited PMA Fresh Summit in Anaheim, California last month. Amongst many fruit and vegetables, their eye specifically looked for the latest trends in Organics. What was presented? What was new? Read their findings on their organic tour at the PMA.  Focus on sustainability Following the market trends,…

Working towards organic vegetables for the whole world

The global demand for organic vegetables is growing, and that places extra demands on you as a grower too.
Thankfully, you don’t have to face the challenges alone, because choosing Rijk Zwaan’s Organic varieties gives you
more than just a high-quality product range.


“Healthy and profitable growth in organics requires specific knowledge relating not only to vegetable production, but also to market developments, consumer expectations and product performance. 


“Our focus on quality guides us in everything we do. Setting the bar high enables us to truly innovate and to guarantee sustainable growth of our organic range.”


“Intensive collaboration is firmly anchored in our mission. We are continuously investing in our relationships with growers, retailers, trading companies and partners. That helps everyone to move forward.”


Our strong organic vegetable portfolio

When expanding our organic range, our focus is on quality. We introduce top-class seeds specifically for the organic food market. All these varieties have in common that they have strong resistances combined with a good yield. Besides, the organic varieties have been bred for a broad spectrum of local farming situations, attracting consumers thanks to their distinctive shape, visual appeal and/or flavour. Our organic vegetable portfolio enables you as an organic farmer to profitably capitalise on the growing demand for such products, with a crop that always meets your requirements.

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The global demand for organic vegetables is growing, and that places extra
demands on you as a grower too.