‘Looking to the future of melon and watermelon’
On 8 and 9 July Rijk Zwaan organised the Global Melon & Watermelon Event in Spain, with a focus on global trends and how to fulfil the requirements of the whole food chain.
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.
Gatton Field Days 2015
On the 21st May the team at Rijk Zwaan's Gatton station welcomed growers and colleagues from Australia and New Zealand to Rijk Zwaan's 2015 Queensland winter demo trial.
New European Bremia strain recognised
With effect from May 11 2015 the International Bremia Evaluation Board (IBEB) has officially named a new official strain of Bremia lactucae (Downy Mildew). Part of Rijk Zwaan’s lettuce range is resistant to this strain.
A successful trial at Bacchus Marsh
With over 150 varieties to choose from there was something for everyone on the field at the Rijk Zwaan field day at Bacchus Marsh
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.