Vegetables


Our vegetable seed business serves open-field and protected culture customers through brands Seminis® and De Ruiter™.

Seminis® is the world’s largest developer, grower and marketer of vegetable seeds for open-field and unheated-protected crops. Seminis offers seed in broccoli, capsicum, cauliflower, cucumber, lettuce, sweet corn, tomato, melon, watermelon, onion, carrot, leek and more. Seminis is focused on giving open-field and unheated protected growers the freedom to focus on their goals and real passions — the freedom to grow the very best crops, the freedom to grow their business and the freedom to build their futures.

De Ruiter™ provides seed for glasshouse cultivation of tomatoes, cucumbers and capsicum, in addition to rootstock. De Ruiter is dedicated to giving our heated, protected-culture vegetable and rootstock growers the satisfaction of delivering the very best products to market with pride.

Our mission is to deliver products that provide yield and value to our customers, and more tasty and healthy vegetables to the consumer.



Solution to rising labour costs could lay in seed genetics

Solution to rising labour costs could lay in seed genetics

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Labour availability and the cost of labour to the horticultural industry was identified as one of the key issues confronting growers, at the recent Hort Connections conference and tradeshow, held in Brisbane, Queensland in June.