“Fresh meal kits and organic seeds are just two ways we’re responding to the current trends”

From now until mid-October, Rijk Zwaan’s Global Open Field e-vent once again offers the opportunity to see the latest varieties and exchange thoughts and ideas about market developments.
Maarten van der Leeden, Account Manager at Rijk Zwaan and Maarten van Geest, Crop Specialist at Rijk Zwaan, will tell you more about our demofield and the current trends.

In the spotlight: Our sweet pepper varieties for organic production

Growers of organic peppers in both moderate and Mediterranean climates have plenty to choose from at Rijk Zwaan. Here, we highlight ten strong pepper varieties. Many of them produce large, attractive peppers and have powdery mildew resistance, which is a big advantage for growers.

In the spotlight: Our cucumber varieties for organic production

At Rijk Zwaan, we are continuously developing new varieties for organic growers. This time, our new and long-standing cucumber varieties are ‘In the Spotlight’. Our crop specialists explain about our varieties for both moderate and Mediterranean climates.

In the spotlight: Our new tomato varieties for organic production

At Rijk Zwaan, we are continuously developing new varieties for organic growers. In this section called ‘In the spotlight’, we highlight our most recent additions per crop type. This time, the focus is on our tomato varieties.

“CleanLeaf is very interesting for organic growers!

Biological control is very effective against whitefly, because the natural predator (Amblyseius Swirskii) installs itself very well on the hairless leaves!

You can really get whitefly under control very quickly. And the fruits are very clean without any scarring on the bottom.”

…Plus there are many more advantages …

riverford organic box

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.