Coronavirus – Rijk Zwaan is taking appropriate measures and continuing to supply seeds
The world is facing a serious health crisis as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Health organisations and governments across the globe are implementing various measures to limit the spread of the virus. Rijk Zwaan recognises the importance of this and is taking appropriate steps.
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.
Hydroponics method enables sustainable lettuce production anywhere in the world
Lettuce is being grown increasingly cleanly and more sustainably worldwide thanks to hydroponics. This innovative production method is still gaining ground, explains Market Specialist Peter Sonneveld from vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan.
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.
Silvester de Nooijer`s story
Why vegetable breeder Rijk Zwaan is working to add more colour to fresh produce displays
‘A visit to the Retail Center always sparks new ideas’
Since opening in 2017, the Rijk Zwaan Retail Center in Berlin has facilitated inspiration sessions and research programmes with chain partners from all over the world. “We always leave with a head full of new ideas,” says Lenta’s Flip Gitmans.