Aubergines are grown year-round and come in different types. Rijk Zwaan has a broad base of productive varieties and fruits with an excellent shelf life. We also distinguish ourselves with a number of innovative products.
Beans are low in calories and contain many healthy phytochemicals. Reason enough for Rijk Zwaan, therefore, to give this vegetable a well-deserved place in the range and concentrate totally on flat climbing beans, a legume with broad, flat pods, eaten cooked.
Its good shelf life and typical taste make red beet into a popular vegetable worldwide. With the development of specific hybrid varieties for different segments, the vegetable is currently developing fast. Rijk Zwaan grows along with it.
Broccoli has its origins in Italy but has become big in especially the United States. Rijk Zwaan is an up-and-coming player in this crop: the first top varieties are here. Our varieties are characterised by, among other things, a good crop performance in extreme conditions.
Cabbage is grown virtually everywhere in the world. Its nutritional values and health-giving qualities make it a very popular vegetable with a great future. Within the main types – white, red and savoy – there is great diversity. The Rijk Zwaan range also comprises many kinds and sizes.
Carrots are grown worldwide and used in different ways: fresh, dried, frozen, juiced and as a convenience product. Rijk Zwaan has had a strong position in the industry segment for many years but now also has varieties for other market segments and user objectives.
Rijk Zwaan has a lot of experience with cauliflower and has created many top varieties. Our varieties are typified by their good crop performance in varying weather conditions. By working on better varieties and new types, we are convinced that a wonderful future awaits cauliflower.
Celeriac is grown mainly in Europe and processed into celeriac salads and soups: tinned or in its dried state. It is an outdoor crop and once lifted the roots are put into cold storage for the winter. That is one reason why Rijk Zwaan works on an excellent storage life for celeriac.
Celery is grown worldwide, mainly outdoors but also in glasshouses and tunnels. The largest segment within celery is the fresh market. Rijk Zwaan focuses totally on this market with reliable varieties for using fresh and for convenience applications.
We have been working since 1992 to offer a wide range of organically produced vegetable seeds, which fully meet the organic seed requirements as recognised by all European certification bodies. At the moment we are investing a lot of effort in widening our range.