Passing away of former director and shareholder Maarten Zwaan
Maarten Zwaan passed away on Monday 18 September at the age of 82. Maarten was on the Board of Directors at Rijk Zwaan from 1988 to 2000 and was co-shareholder of the company.
Connecting with key women in Australian horticulture
Key women in the Australian horticulture industry will hear about innovations in vegetable convenience and breeding for the consumer at a Rijk Zwaan hosted event during the 2017 Asia Fruit Logistica.
Rijk Zwaan enters zucchini market with big ambitions
Rijk Zwaan has launched its first three commercial zucchini varieties. The breeding company offers a complete year round program of varieties from its program, all with outstanding fruit quality.
Apex-Brinkman PCA Conference 2017
Rijk Zwaan chose to look at how innovation can help growers of protected crops at the 2017 Apex-Brinkman PCA Conference
Rijk Zwaan joins forces in new R&D consortium
Rijk Zwaan will be able to expand its research activities as one of the partners of the Crops of the Future Collaborative. This new public-private consortium is convened by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR, located in the USA) and has research on leafy vegetables as one of its focuses.
Apex-Brinkman PCA Conference 2017: Future Growing
Rijk Zwaan is proud to join with Australia's protected cropping industry at the Apex-Brinkman PCA Conference for 2017
HortConnections 2017 a Knox™ Out!
HortConnections 2017 has set a new benchmark in Australian horticultural events, with excellent speakers and sessions providing vital industry insights and leading opinions from experts in a range of fields.
Australia farewells cucumber pioneer
On Sunday 7 of May William Elazzi of Glenorie, NSW passed away at home. William was one of the first growers of Lebanese cucumbers in Australia and can be called the father of the Lebanese cucumber industry.
Innovation is Key to Gippsland Trials
With innovation at the heart of the event, Rijk Zwaan was proud to receive the Boomaroo Nurseries award for innovation and productivity.
New denomination of official bremia strain, Bl:33
With effect from May 1 2017 the International Bremia Evaluation Board (IBEB) has officially named a new official strain of Bremia lactucae (Downy Mildew). A large proportion of Rijk Zwaan’s lettuce range is resistant to this strain.