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In our family firm, people take centre stage

Every day, we get great satisfaction in developing healthy and appealing vegetable varieties. We sell our seeds to growers worldwide.

Our goal

Rijk Zwaan's primary goal is to offer employees an enjoyable and sustainable job with good terms and conditions of employment. We provide a motivating and informal working atmosphere. Our colleagues enjoy working together and are entrepreneurial, loyal, motivated and committed. From the Netherlands to Brazil and from Japan to Tanzania. Everyone can be themselves and shares the same feeling: 'We are Rijk Zwaan'.

Sharing a healthy future

We strive to produce the highest quality seeds and continuously invest in research and development. This results in a healthy company. Rijk Zwaan is one of the top 4 companies in the global vegetable seed market. We are aware of the responsibility that our position involves. Together with our partners, we want to actively contribute to the world's food supply and stimulate vegetable consumption.

Personal development

When you join Rijk Zwaan, we give you an extensive onboarding period. Depending on your position, we understand it takes time to find your way in our company. At Rijk Zwaan, there are plenty of opportunities for growth and personal development. Through our RZ Academy, we offer various training and education programmes. If you have international ambitions, Rijk Zwaan is the right place for you.


Million euros turnover

Best Employer


Types of vegetables

Countries active

Good terms and conditions of employment

We are convinced of the advantages of long-term employment contracts, for both the employee and Rijk Zwaan. From the start, we offer a permanent contract with a market rate salary. Do you have specific questions about our terms and conditions of employment? If so, we will address them during the interview process.

Since 1924, a growing family firm with customers in over 100 countries

  • 1924
  • 1964
    First international business location
  • 1999
    75th anniversary
  • 2008
    Visit Kofi Annan
  • 2010
    Launch of Love My Salad
  • 2012
    New head office
  • 2018
    Best Employer
  • 2020
    Over 3500 employees worldwide