Consumer demand for organically produced vegetables is increasing internationally

Especially for organic

Not all varieties are suitable for organic production as it has some specific requirements for the varieties used:

  • Strong vigour
  • Productivity
  • High quality
  • Disease resistance

Organic portfolio

Rijk Zwaan has developed an up to date understanding of the organic market, cultivation techniques, and relevant legislation by working closely with organic producers.

This experience helps us identify varieties that hold potential for the organic market and our breeders pay special attention to qualities that make a variety well suited to organic production.

Within our portfolio of varieties for organic production there are two types of seeds:

  • BIO: seed produced organically under the requirements of EU and North American certifying bodies
  • NCT: conventionally produced seed without any chemical treatment

Get in touch to find out more about the varieties and seeds for your organic production.