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.
Rijk Zwaan open Seed Quality Center
Dutch-based vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan officially opened a new location in De Lier, the Netherlands on May 18. This new Seed Quality Center (SQC) creates more room for growth and the application of new testing and research techniques related to seed quality.
Rijk Zwaan launches range of rocket varieties
Vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan adds rocket to its babyleaf assortment under the Rocketeerz label.
Rijk Zwaan receives Best Employer award 2017/2018
Dutch-based vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan has won the ‘Best Employer’ award in the Netherlands within the Production & Industry category. This was announced during the award show of the largest employee satisfaction study organised in the Netherlands.
Inthanon Field Day @ Basedi, Rajasthan
Rijk Zwaan India organized a field visit to Basedi, Rajasthan in January 2018 based on Melons called Inthanon.
Brassica Field Day at Langrian (India)
Rijk Zwaan India Organised Brassica field day On 20th December, 2017, at its Langrian (Near Malerkotla) station in Punjab. 73 Brassica customers from Punjab (ie 3 distributors, 20 Plant Raisers, 10 Dealers and 40 growers) attended the field day . The main objective of this field day was to show our Cauliflower Varieties Ponderet RZ, Bishop RZ, Puntoverde RZ (Romanesco), Broccoli :Tahoe RZ, White Cabbages : Toughma RZ and Oriema RZ, Kohl Rabi: Lech RZ, Morre RZ and Valturno RZ. In addition to Brassica Crops Melon Inthanon RZ, Egg Plant: Sharapova and Mini Cucumbers were shown to the customers.