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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.

5 stand out organic food trends from the Biofach fair

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February saw us heading to Nuremberg in Germany to discover all that BIOFACH had to offer. With no less than 140 participating countries and 3,500 exhibitors, this is the fair for professionals in the organic sector. Trends and developments in bio and the latest concepts in organic food, BIOFACH 2020 had it all.

Genetic resistances are critical in organic vegetables

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With an annual growth rate of 7%, the organic market is very important in the USA. Rijk Zwaan is investing in resistance breeding for this market. Rick Falconer, Managing Director of Rijk Zwaan USA, explains why genetic resistances are so crucial for organic growers: “Downy mildew can ruin a field of spinach within 24 hours.”

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Healthy organic snacks and green packaging at Fruit Logistica

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From 5 – 7 February 2020, Rijk Zwaan participated in the Fruit Logistica fair in Berlin. The international fresh produce tradeshow that covers the latest innovations, products and services in the supply chain. Our theme of this year’s show was ‘Stronger together’.

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.

Knowledge

“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. 

Quality

“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.”

Partnerships

“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.”

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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.