Rijk Zwaan expands organic range
Rijk Zwaan’s organic range covers the whole spectrum, from established favourites to interesting newcomers. The vegetable breeding company continues to invest heavily in the development of organic seeds in response to the ever-rising level of demand from growers, retailers and consumers.
Training Session in Karnal, Haryana
A training session has been successfully organized on 22 September for new potential growers of Haryana & UP West, India.
Knox iceberg lettuce varieties open up new opportunities for foodservice
The foodservice sector continues to enjoy strong growth worldwide. New restaurants are opening all the time, offering an increasingly diverse choice of food. One thing that unites all foodservice businesses is their quest to find high-quality iceberg lettuce with a long shelf life that also retains its crunch in sandwiches and hamburgers.
Levarht and Rijk Zwaan share ambition to optimise the Asian melon market
The international trade fair, Asia Fruit Logistica will be held in Hong Kong from 4-6 September. Both Rijk Zwaan and Levarht have been participating for many years, presenting their latest innovations. This year, both companies will present Asian Jewels: a range of melon varieties specifically developed for the Asian market. The product presentation is the latest step in the close collaboration between Levarht and Rijk Zwaan to achieve their joint ambition of creating perfect chain collaboration.
Mega Field Day held on 25th August 2019
A mega field day cum training program on mini cucumber crop has been organized on 25th of August at Basedi Village, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Knox™ keeps Crunchy Caesar Salads extra fresh
Nowadays, every fast-food chain and company canteen has a choice of salads on the menu, often with tempting names such as Veggie Delight, Thai Chicken Salad or Crunchy Caesar Salad. One indispensable ingredient is cos lettuce or iceberg lettuce. A unique innovation that ensures fresh-cut lettuce stays fresh for longer has recently opened up new opportunities for the foodservice market.
Denomination of new official race downy mildew in lettuce
With effect from 01 July 2019 the International Bremia Evaluation Board Europe (IBEB-EU) has named a new official race of downy mildew in lettuce, Bl:36EU.
Enthusiastic reaction to new Sweet Palermo colours
Chain partners have reacted enthusiastically to the new Sweet Palermo colours. Orange and chocolate-coloured variants are now available in addition to red and yellow ones within Rijk Zwaan’s brand of sweet pointed peppers.
Rijk Zwaan inspires consumers with a choice of new colours
New colour combinations in fresh produce displays can entice shoppers to choose the healthy option even more frequently. Vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan is therefore launching a number of colourful innovations: under the Sweet Palermo® brand as well as in snack tomatoes and kohlrabi.
Rijk Zwaan opens brand-new R&D facility in Fijnaart
On the afternoon of Friday 14 September, Rijk Zwaan officially opened its brand-new R&D facility on Eerste Kruisweg in Fijnaart. This extension gives the international vegetable breeding company the necessary space to further expand its research activities.