The new technologies used in the development, production and sale of seeds are revolutionary. Through the use of various technologies, such as AI, Robotics, Big Data, IoT and Machine Vision, we contribute to innovative solutions in our business processes. This way, we are able to make fresh and healthy vegetables available to our consumers worldwide in sustainable ways.
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Research at Rijk Zwaan
Research is at the core of our vegetable breeding activities. We invest around 30% of our annual turnover in research & development.
Self-learning systems that anticipate changing natural products
Accelerate the development of new varieties through the use of robotics
More precisely determine product characteristics using automated image analysis.
In-house software development to faster and better support specific business processes.
Internet of Things
Wireless sensors collect data for optimising the breeding and production of vegetable seeds.
Combining many sources of data to give insights and advice to our chain partners.
IT Infrastructure for Analytics
Support R&D activities with a specific IT infrastructure with a great deal of computing power and storage capacity