Trial Center Tomato 2018
Rijk Zwaan’s Trial Center Tomato in the Netherlands is always packed with new varieties and innovations. At the trial center visitors can see, taste and experience a broad range of tomatoes. During cultivation, detailed registration of quality, taste and production takes place.
Trial Center Tomato
Location: Kwintsheul, the Netherlands
Date: 1 March - 31 October 2018
In the greenhouse, Rijk Zwaan grows over a 100 different types of tomatoes. We gather all relevant crop data and compare these against the standard varieties in all segments, from snack tomatoes to beef tomatoes. In the presentation area of the center, visitors are presented with an overall picture of the consumer and retail experience. In addition, pepper, cucumber and aubergine varieties are presented here. It's a place that triggers all senses!
Extended with lit greenhouse
The Trial Center Tomato in Kwintsheul has been extended with the addition of a 3,500 m2 greenhouse for lit tomato cultivation. By testing how 51 different tomato varieties perform under hybrid lighting, we are responding to the rising trend towards lit cultivation among growers worldwide.