Rijk Zwaan to focus on inspirational home cooking at virtual PMA Fresh Summit
The PMA Fresh Summit is an annual highlight for the entire fresh supply chain in the US. The 2020 edition is being held from October 13-15 – in a virtual format this year, but just as exciting and innovative as ever. Vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan will be focusing on the overarching theme of ‘Inspiring Ingredients for Home Cooking’.
A thumb-sized cucumber, the one-bite snack
In 2017 Rijk Zwaan introduced the first one-bite cucumber snack variety Quatrino RZ. Time to look back, and forward, with Rijk Zwaan and Mucci Farms, one of the first companies to adopt this little thumb size cucumber.
Yellow Sweet Palermo awarded highest possible rating by International Taste Institute
Earlier this month, Rijk Zwaan’s yellow Sweet Palermo® pointed pepper received the highest possible rating of three stars in the International Taste Institute’s Superior Taste Award 2020, and the red Sweet Palermo was awarded a very commendable two-star rating. Sweet Palermo is the first sweet pointed pepper to receive this award, which revolves around flavour.
Vinales RZ proves its strength in quality and production
Dutch pepper grower, VD Holland, explains why they made the switch to Vinales RZ.
Vegetable growers looking to accelerate switch to mechanical harvesting due to coronavirus crisis
Due to the coronavirus crisis, vegetable growers and processing companies in countries such as the UK, Spain, Italy and Germany are looking to accelerate their transition to mechanical harvesting. Although the biggest focus is on leafy vegetables, growers of other crops are also interested in increasing the level of automation, according to interviews conducted by vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan among its European chain partners.
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.
Jack Miller RZ is staying ahead of the pack with easy to grow and fast ripening qualities
After a successful first season with Jack Miller RZ, we caught up with Dutch grower, Bart van der Valk from Zwingrow, to learn and share his techniques and recipe for a winning season.
Next generation pickling cucumber variety brings valuable traits to the forefront in North America
Rijk Zwaan has recently announced a new seedless pickling cucumber variety called Lennon RZ.
Salanova® Teenleaf: Rijk Zwaan’s efficient fresh cut salad solution for soil and hydroponic cultivation
Salanova® Teenleaf is an innovative salad concept. In terms of size, this ‘teenager’ is halfway between a babyleaf and a fully mature head of lettuce and it combines the best of both worlds. These lettuce varieties are already successfully grown on high density in soil, harvested mechanically and used in all kinds of fresh-cut salad blends in the USA and Australia. At Fruit Logistica 2020, vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan is introducing a choice of new Teenleaf varieties for high density hydroponic production.