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Ahmet Tunali
Area Manager Asia at Rijk Zwaan
De Lier, South Holland, Netherlands
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Company (Industry)
Rijk Zwaan
Rijk Zwaan is a Dutch family-owned vegetable breeding company. It is amongst the top 4 in the global vegetable seed market with a turnover of over 400 million euros and a market share of 8%. Rijk Zwaan develops vegetable varieties and sells the seeds produced from them. It combines the huge genetic diversity that nature has to offer with continuous investment in R&D (approx. 30% of the annual turnover). This results in plant varieties with ever-better combinations of desired traits. Rijk Zwaan has more than 1,000 varieties in its assortment, across more than 25 different vegetable crops. Rijk Zwaan seeds are sold in more than 100 different countries through locally operating sales subsidiaries and numerous distributors. To align its products perfectly with market requirements, the company maintains close contact not only with growers but also with the rest of the vegetable chain. Rijk Zwaan takes a personal approach and strives for win-win situations and long-term partnerships. The head office is situated in De Lier, The Netherlands. In addition, Rijk Zwaan has over 30 foreign subsidiaries handling sales, R&D and seed production activities. Rijk Zwaan employs around 2,800 people and they are the company’s most important asset. The company culture is centred on involvement, teamwork and loyalty. As a result, Rijk Zwaan’s employees are highly motivated to provide all customers with top-quality seeds and a high level of service.

Cross sectoral

Agro-waterInnovation

Agriculture

Agricultural mechanization and machineryAgricultural greenhouse technologiesFarming and crop productionFood safety & TraceabilityGreenhouse TechnologiesGrowth optimizationHorticultureHydroponicSeeds, seedling, saplingServices for Agriculture and the GreenhouseSustainable agriculture

Agro water

Agro-water solutions

Sector

Agrifood production and -technology

Value chain

Business DevelopmentProduction

Novel farming systems

Indoor farms

Agrifood

FoodFood innovation & biotechnologyFood quality, analytics & safetyFresh fuit, vegetablesPostharvest/ supply chain
Registered on October 01, 2020
Marketplace Opportunities
Product
Vegetable seeds
Rijk Zwaan breeds vegetable seeds for protected cultivation and added value products like melon. Within Asia, Rijk Zwaan is highly focused and expertised in developing the markets for varieties of (hydroponic) lettuces, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes and melons. We believe that farmers should be able to gain access to highest quality inputs and consumers should be able to gain access to high quality fresh produce everywhere.

Applies to

AgrifoodAgricultureNovel farming systemsAgro water

October 20, 2020
Service
Growing advice & supply chain support
Not only is Rijk Zwaan providing high quality vegetable seeds, Rijk Zwaan also offers technical assistance and support throughout the entire value chain (eg. growers, logistic providers and retail, etc.) Rijk Zwaan is able to share knowledge and be a sparring partner on the actual topics of sustainability, food safety and climate change in the region.

Type

Research & DevelopmentMarketing

Applies to

AgrifoodAgricultureNovel farming systemsAgro water

October 20, 2020
Expertise
Development through know-how
Rijk Zwaan has a high level of expertise in protected cultivation, sustainability, food safety and cooperation throughout the entire value chain to ensure sufficient and high quality fresh produce for the local population.

Field

AgricultureNovel farming systems

October 20, 2020
Partnership
Partnership
Rijk Zwaan is open to public and/or private partnerships focused on market development for our focus crops throughout the value chain. From training of farmers all the way up to cooperation on the consumer level

Looking for

Business

October 20, 2020
Project Cooperation
Project cooperation
Rijk Zwaan initiates and participates in public and/or private projects throughout Asia focusing on developing the market for protected cultivation as well as added value crops. Rijk Zwaan is keen on developing new or existing partnerships with other partners in similar goals and projects.

Topic

AgrifoodAgro waterAgricultureNovel farming systems

October 20, 2020
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Rens Knieriem
Business Manager Asia at Rijk Zwaan
De Lier, South of Holland, Netherlands
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Company (Industry)
Rijk Zwaan
Rijk Zwaan is a Dutch family-owned vegetable breeding company. It is amongst the top 4 in the global vegetable seed market with a turnover of over 400 million euros and a market share of 8%. Rijk Zwaan develops vegetable varieties and sells the seeds produced from them. It combines the huge genetic diversity that nature has to offer with continuous investment in R&D (approx. 30% of the annual turnover). This results in plant varieties with ever-better combinations of desired traits. Rijk Zwaan has more than 1,000 varieties in its assortment, across more than 25 different vegetable crops. Rijk Zwaan seeds are sold in more than 100 different countries through locally operating sales subsidiaries and numerous distributors. To align its products perfectly with market requirements, the company maintains close contact not only with growers but also with the rest of the vegetable chain. Rijk Zwaan takes a personal approach and strives for win-win situations and long-term partnerships. The head office is situated in De Lier, The Netherlands. In addition, Rijk Zwaan has over 30 foreign subsidiaries handling sales, R&D and seed production activities. Rijk Zwaan employs around 2,800 people and they are the company’s most important asset. The company culture is centred on involvement, teamwork and loyalty. As a result, Rijk Zwaan’s employees are highly motivated to provide all customers with top-quality seeds and a high level of service.

Cross sectoral

Agro-waterArtificial IntelligenceInnovationOther

Agro water

Agro-water solutionsWater and Irrigation Systems

Sector

Agrifood production and -technology

Agriculture

Agricultural mechanization and machineryAgricultural greenhouse technologiesFarming and crop productionFood & NutritionGreenhouse TechnologiesGrowth optimizationHorticultureHydroponicPrecision AgricultureSeeds, seedling, saplingServices for Agriculture and the GreenhouseSustainable agricultureOther

Value chain

Business DevelopmentProductionSales & DistributionOther

Agrifood

FoodFood innovation & biotechnologyFood & NutritionFood quality, analytics & safetyFresh fuit, vegetablesPostharvest/ supply chainOther

Novel farming systems

Indoor farmsOther
Registered on September 28, 2020
Marketplace Opportunities
Product
Vegetable seeds
Rijk Zwaan breeds vegetable seeds for protected cultivation and added value products like melon. Within Asia, Rijk Zwaan is highly focused and expertised in developing the markets for varieties of (hydroponic) lettuces, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes and melons. We believe that farmers should be able to gain access to highest quality inputs and consumers should be able to gain access to high quality fresh produce everywhere.

Looking for

SellingDistributionDemonstration

Applies to

AgrifoodAgricultureNovel farming systems

October 19, 2020
Expertise
Protected cultivation & adding value thoughout the chain
Rijk Zwaan has a high level of expertise in protected cultivation, sustainability, food safety and cooperation throughout the entire value chain to ensure sufficient and high quality fresh produce for the local population.
October 20, 2020
Partnership
Rijk Zwaan - your partner in market development
Rijk Zwaan is open to public and/or private partnerships focused on market development for our focus crops throughout the value chain. From training of farmers all the way up to cooperation on the consumer level

Looking for

BusinessOther

October 20, 2020
Project Cooperation
Project cooperation
Rijk Zwaan initiates and participates in public and/or private projects throughout Asia focusing on developing the market for protected cultivation as well as added value crops. Rijk Zwaan is keen on developing new or existing partnerships with other partners in similar goals and projects.

Topic

AgrifoodAgricultureOtherNovel farming systems

October 20, 2020
Service
Sharing knowledge
Not only is Rijk Zwaan providing high quality vegetable seeds, Rijk Zwaan also offers technical assistance and support throughout the entire value chain (eg. growers, logistic providers and retail, etc.) Rijk Zwaan is able to share knowledge and be a sparring partner on the actual topics of sustainability, food safety and climate change in the region.

Type

ConsultingResearch & DevelopmentMarketingOther

Applies to

AgrifoodAgricultureNovel farming systemsOther

October 20, 2020
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Oanh Tran
Marketing Specialist Asia at Rijk Zwaan
De Lier, Zuid Holland, Netherlands
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Company (Industry)
Rijk Zwaan
Rijk Zwaan is a Dutch family-owned vegetable breeding company. It is amongst the top 4 in the global vegetable seed market with a turnover of over 400 million euros and a market share of 8%. Rijk Zwaan develops vegetable varieties and sells the seeds produced from them. It combines the huge genetic diversity that nature has to offer with continuous investment in R&D (approx. 30% of the annual turnover). This results in plant varieties with ever-better combinations of desired traits. Rijk Zwaan has more than 1,000 varieties in its assortment, across more than 25 different vegetable crops. Rijk Zwaan seeds are sold in more than 100 different countries through locally operating sales subsidiaries and numerous distributors. To align its products perfectly with market requirements, the company maintains close contact not only with growers but also with the rest of the vegetable chain. Rijk Zwaan takes a personal approach and strives for win-win situations and long-term partnerships. The head office is situated in De Lier, The Netherlands. In addition, Rijk Zwaan has over 30 foreign subsidiaries handling sales, R&D and seed production activities. Rijk Zwaan employs around 2,800 people and they are the company’s most important asset. The company culture is centred on involvement, teamwork and loyalty. As a result, Rijk Zwaan’s employees are highly motivated to provide all customers with top-quality seeds and a high level of service.

Sector

Agrifood production and -technology

Agriculture

Agricultural greenhouse technologiesFarming and crop productionFood & NutritionFood safety & TraceabilityGreenhouse TechnologiesGrowth optimizationHorticultureHydroponicServices for Agriculture and the GreenhouseSustainable agriculture

Agrifood

FoodFood innovation & biotechnologyFood & NutritionFood quality, analytics & safetyFresh fuit, vegetablesPostharvest/ supply chain

Novel farming systems

Indoor farms
Registered on September 28, 2020
Marketplace Opportunities
Product
Vegetable seeds
Rijk Zwaan breeds vegetable seeds for protected cultivation and added value products like melon. Within Asia, Rijk Zwaan is highly focused and expertised in developing the markets for varieties of (hydroponic) lettuces, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes and melons. We believe that farmers should be able to gain access to highest quality inputs and consumers should be able to gain access to high quality fresh produce everywhere.

Looking for

SellingDistributionDemonstration

Applies to

AgrifoodAgriculture

October 20, 2020
Service
Technical Assistance throughout value chain - protected cultivation
Rijk Zwaan breeds vegetable seeds for protected cultivation and added value products like melon. Within Asia, Rijk Zwaan is highly focused and expertised in developing the markets for varieties of (hydroponic) lettuces, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes and melons. We believe that farmers should be able to gain access to highest quality inputs and consumers should be able to gain access to high quality fresh produce everywhere.

Type

ConsultingResearch & Development

Applies to

AgrifoodAgricultureNovel farming systemsAgro water

October 20, 2020
Partnership
Public and/or private partnerships
Rijk Zwaan is open to public and/or private partnerships focused on market development for our focus crops throughout the value chain. From training of farmers all the way up to cooperation on the consumer level
October 20, 2020
Project Cooperation
Public and/or private projects (market development)
Rijk Zwaan initiates and participates in public and/or private projects throughout Asia focusing on developing the market for protected cultivation as well as added value crops. Rijk Zwaan is keen on developing new or existing partnerships with other partners in similar goals and projects.

Topic

AgrifoodNovel farming systemsAgro waterAgriculture

October 20, 2020
Expertise
Protected cultivation - vegetable seeds
Rijk Zwaan has a high level of expertise in protected cultivation, sustainability, food safety and cooperation throughout the entire value chain to ensure sufficient and high quality fresh produce for the local population.

Field

AgrifoodAgricultureAgro waterNovel farming systems

October 20, 2020