International Soft Fruit Conference 2023, Den Bosch, Netherlands

Widontec (WDT) with the multi-applicable tube rail system with multi-carrier. Can be used under glass as well as in open cultivation. Willem Donkers and Clement Stoof tell more about it.
Widontec (WDT) with the multi-applicable tube rail system with multi-carrier. Can be used under glass as well as in open cultivation. Willem Donkers and Clement Stoof tell more about it.
And a new product: Blue-Bac 1 and 2. For keeping water clean and clear in pipes and basins.
And a new product: Blue-Bac 1 and 2. For keeping water clean and clear in pipes and basins.
Toon Koopmans and Roy van de Meene of Primasta are very much investigating how they can reduce the use of peat as much as possible, for example by using wood fibers.
Toon Koopmans and Roy van de Meene of Primasta are very much investigating how they can reduce the use of peat as much as possible, for example by using wood fibers.
Sjoerd Gipmans and Joop Vromans of Limgroup are committed to the best possible breeding in asparagus and strawberries
Sjoerd Gipmans and Joop Vromans of Limgroup are committed to the best possible breeding in asparagus and strawberries
Mieke verstappen and Angelique Bakker of Verstappen Advanced Packaging. The packaging sector lends itself perfectly to recycling and sustainability and Verstappen therefore also stands for a waste-free world
Mieke verstappen and Angelique Bakker of Verstappen Advanced Packaging. The packaging sector lends itself perfectly to recycling and sustainability and Verstappen therefore also stands for a waste-free world
Stefaan Vandeale of Demtec, for design, production and sales of filling machines
Stefaan Vandeale of Demtec, for design, production and sales of filling machines
Eric Milants, Frank Duyzer and Sander Selten of ICL provide the growers at the strawberry day with information about Osmocote, which after 60 years is still a very important product for them, which is constantly being developed and improved
Eric Milants, Frank Duyzer and Sander Selten of ICL provide the growers at the strawberry day with information about Osmocote, which after 60 years is still a very important product for them, which is constantly being developed and improved
Joost van Ruyven, Jerry Arkensteijn, Aart-Jan Bos of Beekenkamp Verpakkingen had Erwin Dekkers of Kekkila-BVB on a visit.
Joost van Ruyven, Jerry Arkensteijn, Aart-Jan Bos of Beekenkamp Verpakkingen had Erwin Dekkers of Kekkila-BVB on a visit.
Plant nursery Thwan van Gennip with Twan Goertz, Thwan van Gennip and father Simon van Gennip
Plant nursery Thwan van Gennip with Twan Goertz, Thwan van Gennip and father Simon van Gennip
Plant nursery Thwan van Gennip with Thwan and father Simon van Gennip - according to the organization the oldest participant at the fair, he hopes to turn 85 this year!
Plant nursery Thwan van Gennip with Thwan and father Simon van Gennip - according to the organization the oldest participant at the fair, he hopes to turn 85 this year!
For the first time at the strawberry day: Vivent, Alja van der Schuren and Carl rentes give the visitors information about plant-controlled cultivation of Plants, trees and flowers on the basis of electrodes and a.i. analyses can be made and the needs of the plant can be "read out"
For the first time at the strawberry day: Vivent, Alja van der Schuren and Carl rentes give the visitors information about plant-controlled cultivation of Plants, trees and flowers on the basis of electrodes and a.i. analyses can be made and the needs of the plant can be "read out"
Houweling is undercover Thomas D and Patrick v S and Claudia Weick of IntraHorti. Want to get to know the men behind the bucket?
Houweling is undercover Thomas D and Patrick v S and Claudia Weick of IntraHorti. Want to get to know the men behind the bucket?
Nedflex and LTO Arbeidskracht Jeroen Bommels and Maria Custers give all kinds of advice to employers about using international workers in their company
Nedflex and LTO Arbeidskracht Jeroen Bommels and Maria Custers give all kinds of advice to employers about using international workers in their company
Bart van Schaik, Rianne de Groot and Rob van de Meulengraaf of GEGE Machinebouw, novelty with them is that they have made it possible for a client to pack strawberry plants fully automatically - a huge cost saving
Bart van Schaik, Rianne de Groot and Rob van de Meulengraaf of GEGE Machinebouw, novelty with them is that they have made it possible for a client to pack strawberry plants fully automatically - a huge cost saving
Merel Zoet, Maarten Klein and Loes Hoogenboom of FocusLED, Stray light is now increasingly used in through-bearers, fact: FocusLED has merged with VezaLux
Merel Zoet, Maarten Klein and Loes Hoogenboom of FocusLED, Stray light is now increasingly used in through-bearers, fact: FocusLED has merged with VezaLux
Wilbert Vervoort and Giel Smits of Smits "water solutions from source to canon"
Wilbert Vervoort and Giel Smits of Smits "water solutions from source to canon"
Fred Odenkirchen of Metazet Formflex showed me a picture from 2017, not a bit changed
Fred Odenkirchen of Metazet Formflex showed me a picture from 2017, not a bit changed
The new BCS Micro Line is as new that they have not yet arrived in the Netherlands. They can only still be admired in poster format
The new BCS Micro Line is as new that they have not yet arrived in the Netherlands. They can only still be admired in poster format
Johanna van Tilburg and Peter Kuijlen of ZHE had as a first on picture the new micro line of BCS only 77 and 95 cm wide
Johanna van Tilburg and Peter Kuijlen of ZHE had as a first on picture the new micro line of BCS only 77 and 95 cm wide
At ABZ Seeds Gé Beltvelsen visited strawberry grower Jan Goesten and Jan Janse of the WUR, they are doing trials to grow strawberry seeds on rock wool, the newest variety Soraya is doing well
At ABZ Seeds Gé Beltvelsen visited strawberry grower Jan Goesten and Jan Janse of the WUR, they are doing trials to grow strawberry seeds on rock wool, the newest variety Soraya is doing well
Willem-Jan de Kort and Bram van Hal from Haifa present Grow Clean to keep irrigation systems clean of mineral pollution by polyphosphates.
Willem-Jan de Kort and Bram van Hal from Haifa present Grow Clean to keep irrigation systems clean of mineral pollution by polyphosphates.
Veling Zalbommel: Erwin van den Oever, Job and Boudewijn van der Wal (Dutchberries) Patrick Bouten (Special Berries), Pieter van der Sluijs, Henrieke Verhoef, Lisa de Heus, Arthur Elsen and Gerard van den Anker
Veling Zalbommel: Erwin van den Oever, Job and Boudewijn van der Wal (Dutchberries) Patrick Bouten (Special Berries), Pieter van der Sluijs, Henrieke Verhoef, Lisa de Heus, Arthur Elsen and Gerard van den Anker
Heecon is in contracting and mechanization (design, development, engineering and optimization of forage harvesters) Mark Oomen, Tessa Verheyen, Jef van Boxtel and Bart Verhoeven were the exhibition team
Heecon is in contracting and mechanization (design, development, engineering and optimization of forage harvesters) Mark Oomen, Tessa Verheyen, Jef van Boxtel and Bart Verhoeven were the exhibition team
Ecostyle Professional: Aukje Veldstra, Frederike Menage and Jeroen Costermans
Ecostyle Professional: Aukje Veldstra, Frederike Menage and Jeroen Costermans
Dick van Oostrum of Van Oostrum Woerden also came to visit us.
Dick van Oostrum of Van Oostrum Woerden also came to visit us.
Johan Meersma, Annelies Koel and Albert Dortmans of Orgapower are in soil improvers and root stimulants
Johan Meersma, Annelies Koel and Albert Dortmans of Orgapower are in soil improvers and root stimulants
Adam Sikorski of Sofrupack has developed new packaging for an even better presentation of soft fruits, with cellulose film instead of plastic, thus fully biodegradable.
Adam Sikorski of Sofrupack has developed new packaging for an even better presentation of soft fruits, with cellulose film instead of plastic, thus fully biodegradable.
These can already be admired at Lidl in Germany
These can already be admired at Lidl in Germany
Hans Verdonschot of Aelemans Horticultural Advice for advice on construction, engineering, design, architecture, energy, finance, real estate, valuations and permits.
Hans Verdonschot of Aelemans Horticultural Advice for advice on construction, engineering, design, architecture, energy, finance, real estate, valuations and permits.
Kalum Balasuriya of Botanicoir, they have regained a foothold in the Netherlands through the cooperation with Legro
Kalum Balasuriya of Botanicoir, they have regained a foothold in the Netherlands through the cooperation with Legro
Dorus Verhoeven of Legro. Legro has several blends for substrates based on peat, coir, perlite and wood fiber
Dorus Verhoeven of Legro. Legro has several blends for substrates based on peat, coir, perlite and wood fiber
Jan Molenaar and Pierre Hagenaars of Het Packhuys. They concentrate mainly on the Benelux and try to offer as complete a package as possible. A successful first day for the men
Jan Molenaar and Pierre Hagenaars of Het Packhuys. They concentrate mainly on the Benelux and try to offer as complete a package as possible. A successful first day for the men
Mhairi Welch, James Judge, Thomas Sabin and Roger Vogels of S&A Produce.Blue Planet Berry Co is the breeding branch of S&A Produce, the varieties that come from the improved program are given the name "Lady".Van den Elzen Plants and van Alphen Soft Fruit Plants are the plant breeders who raise the improved "Lady" varieties and are therefore united together in The Lady Club.
Mhairi Welch, James Judge, Thomas Sabin and Roger Vogels of S&A Produce.Blue Planet Berry Co is the breeding branch of S&A Produce, the varieties that come from the improved program are given the name "Lady".Van den Elzen Plants and van Alphen Soft Fruit Plants are the plant breeders who raise the improved "Lady" varieties and are therefore united together in The Lady Club.
Blue Planet Berry Co is the breeding arm of S&A Produce, the varieties coming out of the breeding program are named "Lady."Roger Vogels of S&A with Job and Boudewijn van der Wal of Dutch Berries, the largest producer of "Lady" Emma in the Netherlands.
Blue Planet Berry Co is the breeding arm of S&A Produce, the varieties coming out of the breeding program are named "Lady."Roger Vogels of S&A with Job and Boudewijn van der Wal of Dutch Berries, the largest producer of "Lady" Emma in the Netherlands.
They had brought Romeo, this fungicide strengthens the plants and they are therefore at lower temperatures by less heating less susceptible to fungi, a very interesting product for greenhouse farming
They had brought Romeo, this fungicide strengthens the plants and they are therefore at lower temperatures by less heating less susceptible to fungi, a very interesting product for greenhouse farming
We start the Strawberry Day with coffee from our own fair barista!
We start the Strawberry Day with coffee from our own fair barista!
Nivola with Matthijs Caspers and Merijn Hesmerg, they make fans for air circulation and dehumidification. The newest version on the left grabs the air from above the screen cloths and can reach 450m2 with it.
Nivola with Matthijs Caspers and Merijn Hesmerg, they make fans for air circulation and dehumidification. The newest version on the left grabs the air from above the screen cloths and can reach 450m2 with it.
This Nivolution takes 225 m2 for dehumidification and circulation.
This Nivolution takes 225 m2 for dehumidification and circulation.
From Eurofins Food, Feed, Water Benelux, Daphne van Damme came to visit
From Eurofins Food, Feed, Water Benelux, Daphne van Damme came to visit
Martin Stolze, they are in production, sales, service but also increasingly in the rental of conveyors, potting machines, spreaders, tray fillers and roller conveyors. Ben van Duijn (r) is involved in rental and was together with colleague Paul van der Wielen at the fair.
Martin Stolze, they are in production, sales, service but also increasingly in the rental of conveyors, potting machines, spreaders, tray fillers and roller conveyors. Ben van Duijn (r) is involved in rental and was together with colleague Paul van der Wielen at the fair.
Alwin Scholten and Leo Hoogeveen of Plantosys had a new stand....
Alwin Scholten and Leo Hoogeveen of Plantosys had a new stand....
Jack van Batenburg, Bol Peat
Jack van Batenburg, Bol Peat
Jevon Rietmeester, BG Door
Jevon Rietmeester, BG Door
Sophia Sorg and Lars Tolenaars, Jiffy
Sophia Sorg and Lars Tolenaars, Jiffy
Ross Watt of Elite Tunnels has been increasingly active in the Australian market for the past 5 years
Ross Watt of Elite Tunnels has been increasingly active in the Australian market for the past 5 years
Pascal van Oers of VEK
Pascal van Oers of VEK
Richard Hagedoorn of White Circle in conversation Owen Lane, XL Horticulture
Richard Hagedoorn of White Circle in conversation Owen Lane, XL Horticulture
Luca Gogoli of Protech Future
Luca Gogoli of Protech Future
'Bo van Bogaerts' is flanked by Leon Verkoelen and Tim Jacobs. They stand in front of the Keydrive UVC Shift.
'Bo van Bogaerts' is flanked by Leon Verkoelen and Tim Jacobs. They stand in front of the Keydrive UVC Shift.
Gert-Jan Goes and Leo Lansbergen of Fluence.
Gert-Jan Goes and Leo Lansbergen of Fluence.
Wim Roosen of Dutch Plantin. Earlier this year, the company suffered damage from a fire and fortunately everything is back up and running.
Wim Roosen of Dutch Plantin. Earlier this year, the company suffered damage from a fire and fortunately everything is back up and running.
Robin van Wijk, Karen Dockx and Juliane Braun of Koppert.
Robin van Wijk, Karen Dockx and Juliane Braun of Koppert.
Jurnjan Bremer and Peter van den Bemd of MJ-Tech
Jurnjan Bremer and Peter van den Bemd of MJ-Tech
Shawn Mallen of AMA Hort came all the way from Canada for the show
Shawn Mallen of AMA Hort came all the way from Canada for the show
Darryl Zamecnik & Dusty Zamecnik of Canadian nursery EZ Grow farms visit Robin Dirks and Rob Kwinten of Growtec. During the final day of the soft fruit week, the trial in Horst will be visited showing their new 2LAYER system for strawberries.
Darryl Zamecnik & Dusty Zamecnik of Canadian nursery EZ Grow farms visit Robin Dirks and Rob Kwinten of Growtec. During the final day of the soft fruit week, the trial in Horst will be visited showing their new 2LAYER system for strawberries.
Ronald van Riel of Van Krimpen with Paul Greenhalgh and Alfred Boot of Herkuplast. The two companies work a lot together.
Ronald van Riel of Van Krimpen with Paul Greenhalgh and Alfred Boot of Herkuplast. The two companies work a lot together.
Bram Zwinkels, Sunny Smit, Peter van der Kaaij and Nick Boelen, Agrolux / Gavita.
Bram Zwinkels, Sunny Smit, Peter van der Kaaij and Nick Boelen, Agrolux / Gavita.
Tim Huijben and Timon Korpershoek of Viscon Fresh Produce.
Tim Huijben and Timon Korpershoek of Viscon Fresh Produce.
Winny van Heijningen and Heleen Lugt of Letsgrow.com
Winny van Heijningen and Heleen Lugt of Letsgrow.com
Polish grower Krzysztof Sak of Agronom Berries visits Kalum Balasuriya of Botanicoir. Krzysztof has been growing on Botanicoir's coconut substrate for years.
Polish grower Krzysztof Sak of Agronom Berries visits Kalum Balasuriya of Botanicoir. Krzysztof has been growing on Botanicoir's coconut substrate for years.
Stephan Verpaalen of Verpaalen Soft Fruit visits Dorus Verhoeven of Legro
Stephan Verpaalen of Verpaalen Soft Fruit visits Dorus Verhoeven of Legro
Owen Lane and Razvan Iftimiciuc of XL Horticulture.
Owen Lane and Razvan Iftimiciuc of XL Horticulture.
Richard Hagedoorn started White Circle, a new supplier of chalk agents, last year
Richard Hagedoorn started White Circle, a new supplier of chalk agents, last year
Michele Pavano and Gabrielle Roncaletti of P-TRE Greenline
Michele Pavano and Gabrielle Roncaletti of P-TRE Greenline
René van Lierop, Peter Korten and Ron Vos of Vos Chapelle
René van Lierop, Peter Korten and Ron Vos of Vos Chapelle
Theo Straathof and Peter van Dongen of Micothon with the company's UVC robot
Theo Straathof and Peter van Dongen of Micothon with the company's UVC robot
Marcel Suiker, Jan van Anken, Manon Colenbrander and Jan Robben of Flevo Berry
Marcel Suiker, Jan van Anken, Manon Colenbrander and Jan Robben of Flevo Berry
The room remained well attended throughout the day
The room remained well attended throughout the day
Much attention to the presentations
Much attention to the presentations
The conference model turned out to be a great success
The conference model turned out to be a great success
The international team from Van den Elzen Plants was able to chat throughout the day.
The international team from Van den Elzen Plants was able to chat throughout the day.
Sander Coenen of Thwan van Gennip visiting Hans Luijkx and Raymond van Mierlo of Bato
Sander Coenen of Thwan van Gennip visiting Hans Luijkx and Raymond van Mierlo of Bato
Youth has the future, think Henny van Gurp (Glastuinbouw Nederland), Gerrit van de Werf (Aardbeienculturen van de Werf), Marc van Gennip of Genson and Lowie Claessens of Driscoll's
Youth has the future, think Henny van Gurp (Glastuinbouw Nederland), Gerrit van de Werf (Aardbeienculturen van de Werf), Marc van Gennip of Genson and Lowie Claessens of Driscoll's
Silke Schweighoefer of Umweltanalytische Produkte, UP for short. Post-harvest treatments.
Silke Schweighoefer of Umweltanalytische Produkte, UP for short. Post-harvest treatments.
THE HORN INDICATES WHEN THE LECTURES WILL START AGAIN
THE HORN INDICATES WHEN THE LECTURES WILL START AGAIN
Frederique Voogt, Hans van den Goor, Jan Janssen, Adri Streef and Barry Dorrestijn of Delphy
Frederique Voogt, Hans van den Goor, Jan Janssen, Adri Streef and Barry Dorrestijn of Delphy
Dave van Pinxteren of Prayon and Andy van Pinxteren of 2Grow
Dave van Pinxteren of Prayon and Andy van Pinxteren of 2Grow
Heleen Lugt of Letsgrow.com presents on Crop Monitoring
Heleen Lugt of Letsgrow.com presents on Crop Monitoring
How can data improve your crop?
How can data improve your crop?
Geert de Weert, Hubert Gadret & Nico de Groot of Advanced Berry Breeding
Geert de Weert, Hubert Gadret & Nico de Groot of Advanced Berry Breeding
Koen Van Gorp, Patrick Casteleyn & Franky Van Looveren of Mechatronix,
Koen Van Gorp, Patrick Casteleyn & Franky Van Looveren of Mechatronix,
Dmitri Dodica, Marius Ganea, Anatolie Buruiana & Irina Pompus of Chemonics International toast to a successful day at Mechatronix.
Dmitri Dodica, Marius Ganea, Anatolie Buruiana & Irina Pompus of Chemonics International toast to a successful day at Mechatronix.
The Xenion robot from Octiva (founded by Priva and Octinion). Xenion is a modular platform that can solve various agricultural problems.
The Xenion robot from Octiva (founded by Priva and Octinion). Xenion is a modular platform that can solve various agricultural problems.
There were not many strawberries at the strawberry day, but your reporter did her best to find some anyway.
There were not many strawberries at the strawberry day, but your reporter did her best to find some anyway.
Ruud Swart of Sercom and Kevin Hensen of VGB Watertechniek. Sercom and VGB irrigation systems make wireless irrigation systems with a range of 5 km.
Ruud Swart of Sercom and Kevin Hensen of VGB Watertechniek. Sercom and VGB irrigation systems make wireless irrigation systems with a range of 5 km.
Dick van Oostrum Woerden for all horticultural expert measurements.
Dick van Oostrum Woerden for all horticultural expert measurements.
Niels den Ouden, Geert Maris and Peter van Vugt of TTA also to be seen for the first time at this fair.
Niels den Ouden, Geert Maris and Peter van Vugt of TTA also to be seen for the first time at this fair.
Nol Jochems and Glenn Laurijssen of Klep, distributor of Biochim.
Nol Jochems and Glenn Laurijssen of Klep, distributor of Biochim.
The guys at YieldComputer. Yield forecasting for soft fruit. With data driven solution.
The guys at YieldComputer. Yield forecasting for soft fruit. With data driven solution.
Manon Snellink and Rik Klein of Fairplant. Feeding and producing soft fruit plants.
Manon Snellink and Rik Klein of Fairplant. Feeding and producing soft fruit plants.
José Carretero - Sales Manager RED Horticulture.
José Carretero - Sales Manager RED Horticulture.
Miguel Sequeira with Berryplant breeder raspberries.
Miguel Sequeira with Berryplant breeder raspberries.
Bram Roosen of Roam Technology
Bram Roosen of Roam Technology
Damian van Dijk, Arjo van der Sluis and Arne Aiking of Clean Light. UV crop protection thereby crop enhancement.
Damian van Dijk, Arjo van der Sluis and Arne Aiking of Clean Light. UV crop protection thereby crop enhancement.
Tim Minnaard and Piet van den Oord of Oerlemans, show different solution films for soft fruit.
Tim Minnaard and Piet van den Oord of Oerlemans, show different solution films for soft fruit.
Cem Ceran and Jasper Slaghekke from Sismatec stand next to the traysealer and casepacker machines from Proseal. Sismatec is Proseal's dealer in Europe.
Cem Ceran and Jasper Slaghekke from Sismatec stand next to the traysealer and casepacker machines from Proseal. Sismatec is Proseal's dealer in Europe.
Eva Vanmarcke and Michiel Vermeiren of Hoogstraten
Eva Vanmarcke and Michiel Vermeiren of Hoogstraten
Ronnie Kersten and Bram van Asseldonk of the Kemp plant nursery.
Ronnie Kersten and Bram van Asseldonk of the Kemp plant nursery.
Piet Beurskens and Charlotte van Meer of Rapo, as usual the strawberry team in full force in Den Bosch!
Piet Beurskens and Charlotte van Meer of Rapo, as usual the strawberry team in full force in Den Bosch!
Dusty and Darryl Zamecnik of EZ Grow Farms of Ontario, Strawberries propagated. In the middle Shawn Mallen of A.M.A. Horticulture.
Dusty and Darryl Zamecnik of EZ Grow Farms of Ontario, Strawberries propagated. In the middle Shawn Mallen of A.M.A. Horticulture.
Kekkilä-BVB team with RHP.
Kekkilä-BVB team with RHP.
Richard Claassen and Bart Joosten of Mertens supplier in Northern Europe.
Richard Claassen and Bart Joosten of Mertens supplier in Northern Europe.
Sebastiaan Smeur and Erik van Nieuwenhuijzen of Meteor systems.
Sebastiaan Smeur and Erik van Nieuwenhuijzen of Meteor systems.
Agri-PV: putting photovoltaics over your crop could improve your ROI
Agri-PV: putting photovoltaics over your crop could improve your ROI
Ross Watt with Elite and Tom de Smedt of SLH Films
Ross Watt with Elite and Tom de Smedt of SLH Films
Rob van de Welle and Marcel van Lith of the Greenery and Gerrit van der Werf of Strawberry Cultures van der Werf.
Rob van de Welle and Marcel van Lith of the Greenery and Gerrit van der Werf of Strawberry Cultures van der Werf.
Johannes Bellut and Malte Neverland of MENNO. Their slogan: first disinfect than produce.
Johannes Bellut and Malte Neverland of MENNO. Their slogan: first disinfect than produce.
Robbie van Beek with Berkvens. 
Robbie van Beek with Berkvens.
 
The Van Tuijl assortment
The Van Tuijl assortment
Idris team together with visitors.
Idris team together with visitors.
Johannes Bellut and Malte Neverland of MENNO. Their slogan: first disinfect than produce.
Johannes Bellut and Malte Neverland of MENNO. Their slogan: first disinfect than produce.
Fred van Veldhoven of Certhon enjoying the ISFC.
Fred van Veldhoven of Certhon enjoying the ISFC.
Stefan Hey and Claas Ahrens of vGreens Holding.
Stefan Hey and Claas Ahrens of vGreens Holding.
Jan Vanoverschelde of Klasmann Deilmann.
Jan Vanoverschelde of Klasmann Deilmann.
Lawrence Kemerink, Martin Moes and Mitchel Visser of Hortilux visit the fair and are very enthusiastic about the speakers.
Lawrence Kemerink, Martin Moes and Mitchel Visser of Hortilux visit the fair and are very enthusiastic about the speakers.
The men from 2Grow in conversation with visitors.
The men from 2Grow in conversation with visitors.
Frits van Dijkman (ZLTO), Sam Wisse (Arvalis) and Frans Geijs (ZLTO).
Frits van Dijkman (ZLTO), Sam Wisse (Arvalis) and Frans Geijs (ZLTO).
Geert van Gessel is new at Asperico since January 1, 2023. Pictured here with his new colleague Gijsbert Hakkert.
Geert van Gessel is new at Asperico since January 1, 2023. Pictured here with his new colleague Gijsbert Hakkert.
Nol Jochems (Klep), Job Bossers (JB Hydroponics) and grower Mark van Aert of Aardbeienkwekerij van Aert
Nol Jochems (Klep), Job Bossers (JB Hydroponics) and grower Mark van Aert of Aardbeienkwekerij van Aert
Andree van der Kloet and Meindert van der Wielen (Bioline AgroSciences)
Andree van der Kloet and Meindert van der Wielen (Bioline AgroSciences)
Bioline Agrosciences brought the Anderline. A grow bag with a better cold-resistant biological control agent for spider mites.
Bioline Agrosciences brought the Anderline. A grow bag with a better cold-resistant biological control agent for spider mites.
Duco van der Veen, Stefan Hoefnagel, Louis de Kort and Sjoerd van Gestel (Mivena). Mivena has a new coating, Durable CRF.
Duco van der Veen, Stefan Hoefnagel, Louis de Kort and Sjoerd van Gestel (Mivena). Mivena has a new coating, Durable CRF.
Ruud den Engelsman (Luiten Greenhouses) shows a summer cloth that can be installed at growers on one wire bed opposite the energy screen. It provides diffused light, prevents burning and gives a cooler greenhouse.
Ruud den Engelsman (Luiten Greenhouses) shows a summer cloth that can be installed at growers on one wire bed opposite the energy screen. It provides diffused light, prevents burning and gives a cooler greenhouse.
The strawberry is rising in the popularity charts, showed Wilco van den Berg of GroentenFruit Huis.
The strawberry is rising in the popularity charts, showed Wilco van den Berg of GroentenFruit Huis.
Even more statistics: watch the spring peak for the "summer king". In August, on the contrary, it appears to be more difficult to keep the red fruits selling well.
Even more statistics: watch the spring peak for the "summer king". In August, on the contrary, it appears to be more difficult to keep the red fruits selling well.
Steven Martina (The Greenery) discussed maximum value creation to keep strawberry cultivation flourishing in the Netherlands.
Steven Martina (The Greenery) discussed maximum value creation to keep strawberry cultivation flourishing in the Netherlands.
Jeroen Doornenbal and Twan van Duijnhoven (Exitus) calculated many scenarios with growers in challenging times.
Jeroen Doornenbal and Twan van Duijnhoven (Exitus) calculated many scenarios with growers in challenging times.
Mario Schäfer (Organifarms). Organifarms is developing a strawberry picking robot that will be piloted by one Dutch grower and two German growers this year.
Mario Schäfer (Organifarms). Organifarms is developing a strawberry picking robot that will be piloted by one Dutch grower and two German growers this year.
Jurgen Blom (Van der Avoird Trayplant). He gets to work in a brand new greenhouse again this year: More propagation with fewer hands in new greenhouse Van der Avoird (groentenieuws.nl)
Jurgen Blom (Van der Avoird Trayplant). He gets to work in a brand new greenhouse again this year: More propagation with fewer hands in new greenhouse Van der Avoird (groentenieuws.nl)
Harrie Jonker on behalf of FruitMasters, which had both exposed product from the Netherlands and imported product from Spain available at the time of the fair.
Harrie Jonker on behalf of FruitMasters, which had both exposed product from the Netherlands and imported product from Spain available at the time of the fair.
Niels Sillekens and Erik de Kruijf are new to NovaCropControl. Sabine Robben is not. She was allowed to give a presentation in the afternoon on nutrition as the key to a resilient plant.
Niels Sillekens and Erik de Kruijf are new to NovaCropControl. Sabine Robben is not. She was allowed to give a presentation in the afternoon on nutrition as the key to a resilient plant.
Nick Heijmans (Sanbio). Sanbio supplies laboratory techniques. Among other things, a machine for grinding plant material was on display at the fair. That way lab tests can be done.
Nick Heijmans (Sanbio). Sanbio supplies laboratory techniques. Among other things, a machine for grinding plant material was on display at the fair. That way lab tests can be done.
Adri Bom-Lemstra kicked off the Strawberry Day with her presentation.
Adri Bom-Lemstra kicked off the Strawberry Day with her presentation.
Jurgen Verheyen (Fresh Forward Breeding) talked about the Parlando variety. All growers who had the variety on trial last year are scaling up this year.
Jurgen Verheyen (Fresh Forward Breeding) talked about the Parlando variety. All growers who had the variety on trial last year are scaling up this year.
Ronald and Bram van Asseldonk, father and son
Ronald and Bram van Asseldonk, father and son
Patrick van Scheijndel and Kay Houweling presented a broad product package on behalf of Houweling.
Patrick van Scheijndel and Kay Houweling presented a broad product package on behalf of Houweling.
Among other things, Houweling brought Modicell to the Strawberry Day. It is a product of Deruned. Modicell is a liquid, natural enzyme preparation based on fifteen different types of enzymes.
Among other things, Houweling brought Modicell to the Strawberry Day. It is a product of Deruned. Modicell is a liquid, natural enzyme preparation based on fifteen different types of enzymes.
Anton Hulsegge (Howitec Netting) brought Hiemalia LD to the fair. It is a diffusing mesh, first widely used in southern Europe, but now that summer weather extremes are also on the rise in northwestern Europe, the mesh comes in handy here as well to prevent burning and keep temperatures down.
Anton Hulsegge (Howitec Netting) brought Hiemalia LD to the fair. It is a diffusing mesh, first widely used in southern Europe, but now that summer weather extremes are also on the rise in northwestern Europe, the mesh comes in handy here as well to prevent burning and keep temperatures down.
Gerben Kolkman and Bart van Wetten of data company Refresh. We haven't often come across Refresh at trade fairs yet, but online the observant viewer could already come across some.
Gerben Kolkman and Bart van Wetten of data company Refresh. We haven't often come across Refresh at trade fairs yet, but online the observant viewer could already come across some.
Joram van Boven and Annelies Mosch (Eurofins) see the demand for the Soil Life Monitor fuelled by the desire to grow resilient crops.
Joram van Boven and Annelies Mosch (Eurofins) see the demand for the Soil Life Monitor fuelled by the desire to grow resilient crops.
Plenty of viewers at the Entomatic in the Biobest stand.
Plenty of viewers at the Entomatic in the Biobest stand.
There was still room in the front ...... In the back it was busy (also with standing viewers). A total of some 750 people attended the fair.
There was still room in the front ...... In the back it was busy (also with standing viewers). A total of some 750 people attended the fair.
Octiva's Lumion helps growers control mildew with UV-C.
Octiva's Lumion helps growers control mildew with UV-C.
Simon van Gennip and Twan Goertz (Thwan van Gennip)
Simon van Gennip and Twan Goertz (Thwan van Gennip)
Hanne Steel (Biobest) and Rembrandt van Meegen (HortiWorld) next to the innovation Entomatic they developed in collaboration.
Hanne Steel (Biobest) and Rembrandt van Meegen (HortiWorld) next to the innovation Entomatic they developed in collaboration.
The front rows were also occupied at the presentation by Harrie Pijnenburg on behalf of Delphy.
The front rows were also occupied at the presentation by Harrie Pijnenburg on behalf of Delphy.
Harrie Pijnenburg of Delphy discussed the advance of green crop protection products
Harrie Pijnenburg of Delphy discussed the advance of green crop protection products
Team Signify with grower Arno Loos who lights his strawberries this winter
Team Signify with grower Arno Loos who lights his strawberries this winter
Hey, there you will also have the growers of Nursery Loos in the flesh.
Hey, there you will also have the growers of Nursery Loos in the flesh.
The Strawberry Day attracted 750 people.
The Strawberry Day attracted 750 people.
Tim Minnaard (Oerlemans Plastics) with biodegradable mulch film with, to help the grower, planting holes already in it.
Tim Minnaard (Oerlemans Plastics) with biodegradable mulch film with, to help the grower, planting holes already in it.
Bjørn Petter Skjeltorp and Cas Barel of former Plantsauna and now Moleda.
Bjørn Petter Skjeltorp and Cas Barel of former Plantsauna and now Moleda.
Frits van Duijn and Nico den Hartog (Van Tuijl). In many a strawberry greenhouse you encounter their containers.
Frits van Duijn and Nico den Hartog (Van Tuijl). In many a strawberry greenhouse you encounter their containers.
Rick Keijsers (Maurice Kassenbouw), John Vermeulen (Cogas Climate Control) and André Luijten (Cogas Climate Control).
Rick Keijsers (Maurice Kassenbouw), John Vermeulen (Cogas Climate Control) and André Luijten (Cogas Climate Control).
Three years later, look for the differences. Paul van Gils (Lumiforte) and Thijmen Tiersma (GroentenNieuws) Strawberry Day/Internationa Soft Fruit Conference 2020 (groentennieuws.nl)
Three years later, look for the differences. Paul van Gils (Lumiforte) and Thijmen Tiersma (GroentenNieuws) Strawberry Day/Internationa Soft Fruit Conference 2020 (groentennieuws.nl)
Dominique Blok (Hinova), Ton Habraken and Joris Vermonden (Ludvig Svensson). Hinova came on board with the screen supplier last summer. The combination of fans and screening comes in handy in times when the screen stays closed more often. This keeps growers in control of moisture levels in the greenhouse.
Dominique Blok (Hinova), Ton Habraken and Joris Vermonden (Ludvig Svensson). Hinova came on board with the screen supplier last summer. The combination of fans and screening comes in handy in times when the screen stays closed more often. This keeps growers in control of moisture levels in the greenhouse.
Remko Riemslag (Van Alphen Soft Fruit Plants) and Frank van Alphen (Van Alphen Soft Fruit Plants) with in their midst a visit on behalf of Lindflora Aps
Remko Riemslag (Van Alphen Soft Fruit Plants) and Frank van Alphen (Van Alphen Soft Fruit Plants) with in their midst a visit on behalf of Lindflora Aps
The latest strawberry tray from Bato Plastics was along to Den Bosch: Narrow strawberry tray saves grower 10% on substrate
The latest strawberry tray from Bato Plastics was along to Den Bosch: Narrow strawberry tray saves grower 10% on substrate
Wide pallet of soft fruit at The Greenery, with fresh strawberries from Dutch winter crops from Nursery Loos.
Wide pallet of soft fruit at The Greenery, with fresh strawberries from Dutch winter crops from Nursery Loos.
Johan and Henk van Tuijl at the stand of AgrowSer and VDH. The men have noticed in recent weeks that the mood in the tree nursery industry is picking up and wanted to bring that mood to Den Bosch.
Johan and Henk van Tuijl at the stand of AgrowSer and VDH. The men have noticed in recent weeks that the mood in the tree nursery industry is picking up and wanted to bring that mood to Den Bosch.
Frank Lenkens and Rick van Marrewijk (Klasmann-Deilmann Benelux)
Frank Lenkens and Rick van Marrewijk (Klasmann-Deilmann Benelux)
Thomas Peters (Grodan) and Roy Schoenmakers (Grodan) make work of growing strawberries on substrate
Thomas Peters (Grodan) and Roy Schoenmakers (Grodan) make work of growing strawberries on substrate
Pascal Machielsen and Chris van Aert (Traycon)
Pascal Machielsen and Chris van Aert (Traycon)
Erwin Hyndrickx and Martien Melissant (Oro Agri International) are pleased with the approval of Orocide in Belgium for strawberry cultivation.
Erwin Hyndrickx and Martien Melissant (Oro Agri International) are pleased with the approval of Orocide in Belgium for strawberry cultivation.

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