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.

A peek behind the scenes with three organic farmers


Sebastiaan, David and Rob are three organic farmers in the Netherlands. Love My Salad has recorded a short video with each of them in which the farmers provide a peek behind the scenes. This is one way that the global consumer platform powered by Rijk Zwaan is showing thousands of its social media followers what organic and biodynamic farming is all about.

Defense label ensures healthy crops

Defense label: resistances against plant diseases


Plant diseases are a major cause of production losses and other headaches for growers worldwide, which is why Rijk Zwaan offers the Defense label. It comprises a number of different lines of varieties that have key resistances against serious plant diseases that can occur during the cultivation of cucumbers, melons, courgettes, sweet peppers and hot peppers, among other crops. Dozens of years of breeding work have gone into the development of these varieties.

robust celery and celeriac varieties

In the spotlight: robust celery and celeriac varieties for organic production


Growers are keen to work with strong varieties that can be planted early and are not susceptible to blight. According to the specialists at Rijk Zwaan, these three celeriac and five celery varieties are a good choice.

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.