Cucumbers, strawberries and tomatoes
Pieter has cancelled his membership to the club as of January 1. "We have customers directly among the store chains. Supplying them directly is going well and is something that many Dutch players can't do - there is often still trade in between. This is why we will take care of the sales of the cucumbers, strawberries and tomatoes from the Dutch nurseries ourselves as well."
Pieter doesn't mind not being able to use GMO subsidies anymore. "We aren't building in the Netherlands and we were never connected to a recognised union in Germany, so we can't use GMO. It also limits you in your trade freedom towards the market. The freedom to do business is more important to us."
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