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.
Fresh vegetables continue to gain ground in foodservice market
Whether in a smoothie for ‘on the go’, snack tomatoes in a business meeting or an 80/20 meal at a top-class restaurant... Bauke van Lenteren, Manager Convenience at vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan, has noticed that fresh vegetables are becoming an increasingly important ingredient in the growing foodservice market.
Rijk Zwaan inspires consumers with a choice of new colours
New colour combinations in fresh produce displays can entice shoppers to choose the healthy option even more frequently. Vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan is therefore launching a number of colourful innovations: under the Sweet Palermo® brand as well as in snack tomatoes and kohlrabi.
We are excited to share the new developments within the Rijk Zwaan USA Brassica program to meet your growing needs.
Best Beach Melon Yet: Hermosa Beach Cantaloupe Launches in 2019
Growers understand that there are numerous challenges when it comes to producing great melons. To please consumers, a cantaloupe must have visual appeal and excellent flavor. To make retailers happy, a melon has to exhibit the kind of shelf life that delivers solid return on investment. In addition, both groups want year-round availability.
Rijk Zwaan focuses on innovating for sustainability at the Fruit Logistica
Rijk Zwaan shoulders its corporate social responsibility in terms of both production and consumption by continuously innovating its broad range of vegetables. In that context, the company’s stand at Fruit Logistica 2019 (Hall 1.2, D-04) is dedicated to the theme of ‘Innovating for sustainability’. The vegetable breeding company is presenting its latest contributions towards a sustainable and healthy future, including new snacks, new KnoxTM varieties, lettuce varieties for hydroponic production and many more innovations.
Winmar RZ produces more fruit at the correct length!
Winmar RZ is a Long English variety and quickly gaining traction with its consistent length and high fruit quality. Winmar RZ is a winter generative type that keeps a nice balance between vegetative growth and fruit setting. The result is a steady fruit load, which allows uniform fruit length. The fruits have strong ribbing with good color.
Snack Lettuce © wins Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award at Fruit Attraction
Snack Lettuce ©, an innovation in the lettuce category, has won the Accelera Fresh Produce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award at the Fruit Attraction 2018. The fair was held from 23 to 25 October in Madrid.
New peppers on the block!
Rijk Zwaan presents two new peppers that show great results in various trials. Good production combined with an excellent fruit quality makes both varieties very interesting for growers in the high tech segment. Read all about our new orange and yellow pepper.