Gherkin world gathers in Germany
Rijk Zwaan held the Global Gherkin Days on 6 and 7 July 2015. More than 200 participants from 22 countries gathered in Germany to exchange knowledge and ideas about gherkins.
Rijk Zwaan South Africa starts sales activities
As of today, Rijk Zwaan South Africa has taken over the sales activities from its former distributors Javelin Seeds and Filmflex Plastics. Rijk Zwaan expects to be able to serve the South African vegetable market even more effectively.
Demo field Fijnaart completely up to date
Rijk Zwaan’s demo field in Fijnaart once again opened to visitors. For the next three weeks, growers, plant raisers, processors and other business partners are warmly welcome to see the open-field assortment for themselves.
Website ILP Vegetable is online
On www.ilp-vegetable.org you can now find the official website of the International Licensing Platform (ILP) for vegetable plant breeding.
New race of downy mildew in lettuce receives official designation
The International Bremia Evaluation Board (IBEB) has officially designated a new race of downy mildew in lettuce: Bl:32. The large majority of Rijk Zwaan’s Bl:16-31-resistant varieties are also resistant to this new race.
Another new season gets underway for Trial Center Tomato
On 1 April the Trial Center Tomato in Kwintsheul reopened its doors to visitors for another new season. Rijk Zwaan has further developed its tomato range in all segments and is keen to give people the opportunity to view its existing and new varieties alike.
Leafy innovations attract attention in Spain
From 9th until 13th February, Rijk Zwaan organized its annual International Winter Open Field Days in Spain. Rijk Zwaan presented ten winter crops, over 300 varieties and several innovative production systems to an international crowd in Murcia.
Internal Red tomatoes reward quality
Rijk Zwaan introduces a new tomato label: Internal Red. Internal Red tomatoes have attractive, dark red flesh and a deep-red core, which gives them a healthy and tasty-looking appearance.
Sweet Palermo surprises growers and consumers
At Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Rijk Zwaan is presenting a major new innovation in the pepper category: ‘Sweet Palermo©’. A combination of versatility and a particularly sweet taste.