Turnover increases through international growth
Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel generated a net turnover of 340 million euros in the 2014/2015 financial year, representing a 9% increase compared to the previous year. Virtually all crops and almost all countries in which Rijk Zwaan is active contributed to the growth.
New lettuce discolours less rapidly thanks to ‘Knox™’
Rijk Zwaan introduces a trait in its lettuce varieties that ensures that the leaves discolour pink less rapidly after cutting: ‘Knox™’. Today, it presents this ground-breaking innovation during their Lettuce and Leafy Vegetable Conference in Antwerp, Belgium.
Rijk Zwaan app enhances demo field visits
Rijk Zwaan has developed an app to improve the efficiency and personalisation of visits to its demo fields around the world. The app is now available for download in Android and iOS versions.
New race of downy mildew in lettuce receives official designation
The International Bremia Evaluation Board (IBEB) has officially designated a new race of downy mildew in lettuce: Bl:32. The large majority of Rijk Zwaan’s Bl:16-31-resistant varieties are also resistant to this new race.
Sweet Palermo surprises growers and consumers alike
At Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Rijk Zwaan is presenting a major new innovation in the pepper category: ‘Sweet Palermo©’. A combination of versatility and a particularly sweet taste.