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About us

Our objective

At Rijk Zwaan, our primary objective is to offer employees an enjoyable and long-term job with attractive pay and conditions. In our family-owned and run company, everyone is given the freedom to demonstrate their entrepreneurial spirit. The working atmosphere is inspiring and informal. The typical Rijk Zwaan employee is engaged, loyal and a team player.

The story of Rijk Zwaan

'Natural growth by seizing opportunities'

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International and dynamic

Rijk Zwaan is a vegetable breeding company. We make use of the rich diversity nature offers us and combine this with our extensive knowledge of the global vegetable market and high-tech research, to develop new varieties of healthy and appealing vegetables. Vegetable breeding is a very international sector, characterised by a large number of different business processes. The market is in a constant state of flux, and working with a natural product presents extra challenges in terms of research, development and logistics.

Secure employment

We are convinced of the benefits of long-term employment, both for our organisation and for employees themselves. We endeavour to offer employees permanent contracts from the start. Our rapidly expanding company offers plenty of opportunities to progress and to work on your personal and professional development. We provide numerous options for training and learning through our RZ Academy. If you have international ambitions, you’ve come to the right place at Rijk Zwaan.

World player

Rijk Zwaan is in the top five vegetable breeding companies in the world. Our motivated workforce combined with ongoing investment in research and development make us a healthy and robust company. We are aware that our position in society brings with it certain responsibilities, and in collaboration with our partners, we are striving to contribute to the world’s food supply and stimulate consumption by laying the foundations for healthy and appealing vegetables. Our social initiative, Love my Salad, is dedicated to sharing knowledge and inspiration about vegetables to create positive cultural change and increase vegetable consumption. The global movement brings together consumers, influencers and experts, online and in person, to share their passion and ideas within the world of vegetables. We have a vibrant online community with more than 250,000 followers and work with our partners around the world to bring veg-centric ideas and events to life.

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One worldwide family

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