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.

Substantial rise in organic sales during coronavirus crisis


Let’s start with some facts and figures. In the USA, sales of organic fruit and vegetables rose by 22% in March 2020, according to the Organic Produce Network in The Produce News. The Netherlands-based GroentenFruit Huis indicates that sales of organic produce in Europe enjoyed double-digit growth in the same month, and specialised retailers such as Ekoplaza have also received a substantial boost.

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A message to our customers and the whole food chain


The spread of coronavirus affects us all. It has changed our daily lives. It brings uncertainties, such as can we still buy fresh food every day? Growers, distributors and many…

A solution to continue organic conversion during corona measures

How to continue organic conversion during corona measures


Organic farming is gaining popularity among farmers. However, this growth is currently being affected by coronavirus developments. Due to inevitable strict measures taken by the Dutch Government, many conventional farmers, who planned to switch this spring, are not able to proceed.

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.