Last Tuesday the national ‘Zero waste’ week started in the Netherlands! From 1 to 7 September everybody in the Netherlands is asked to help to reduce food waste....
The first Elephant Grass packaging!
25 June 2020
Last week Roy van den Heuvel, the Account Manager from our partner in packaging called Argos, handed over the first packaging made of Dutch Elephant grass to us.
Change your restaurant menu!
15 June 2020
Many countries in Europe can open their restaurants again after a long time! Time to change your menu as well.
Holland season during Covid-19
05 May 2020
Learn about the current COVID-19 situation in the Netherlands regarding agriculture.
United against foodwaste!
20 April 2020
To help reducing food waste in the Netherlands, we became a stakeholder of the "United against food waste" Foundation.
25 March 2020
Will this be the future broccoli?
17 March 2020
We are assigning the highest priority to its policy concerning the coronavirus. Read our policies.
Qwix: The healthy snack concept
05 March 2020
Qwix is the perfect healthy in the increasing European market of healthy snacking.
Dutch cucumbers are available again!
19 February 2020
Last week we visited our grower Voorhof, who started from this week on with harvesting his cucumbers. Voorhof is located in IJsselmuiden, a village in the Dutch province Overijssel...
Intense presented at Fruit Logistica
31 January 2020
The Intense tomato will be presented in style at the Valstar stand during the Fruit Logistica. This plum tomato is ideal for cutting, because of its firm structure and low juice loss.
The tomato you didn’t know you needed
10 December 2019
Does this sound familiar? When you’re slicing a tomato, the copping board is covered in juice and the slices fall apart....
National Vital week at Best Fresh!
24 September 2019
Every year, in the last week of September, there is the so called “Nationale vitaliteitsweek” in the Netherlands. During the event attention is paid to vitality and happiness at work. Since 2015 this event returns...
70th edition of Valstar Wielerspektakel
28 August 2019
Yesterday was the 70th edition of the Valstar Wielerspektakel, a local cycling racing event which takes place every year....
02 July 2019
Just like last year, we had a heat wave last week. With temperatures above 30 degrees some harvests can be less successful or even fail...
Playing tennis for a good cause!
24 June 2019
Last friday our colleagues played tennis for 24 hours for a good cause...
World cucumber day!
13 June 2019
It's world cucumber day! Because of this we want to highlight our own cucumber grower!
London Produce Show
11 June 2019
Last week we attented the London Produce Show, let's find out about our experiences!
03 May 2019
There are more and more restaurants serving vegetables, but we also eat more vegetables at home. The demand for snack vegetables has ...
Brexit in the agri- and foodsector
03 April 2019
We are sure you are aware of the possible Brexit. The negotiations are still in full swing at the moment.
New sustainable Kumato packaging!
20 March 2019
Sustainable packagings are becoming more important for supermarkets, and for some it becomes the norm.
Fruit Logistica 2019
19 March 2019
February 2019: the Fruit Logistica fair. One of the biggest international fairs for the fruit and vegetable sector….
Fruit Attraction Madrid 2018
30 October 2018
Last week we attented the Fruit Attraction in Madrid. Normally, only Valstar and BioWorld are present of the Best Fresh. However, this year Yex...
11 September 2018
Last Friday we had a kick-off of the FoodFirstNetwork. This network is an online platform about a healthy living. On this platform FoodFirst….
Best Fresh Group 90 years
03 September 2018
This weekend we celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Best Fresh Group. In 1928 M. Valstar established Fa. M. Valstar in Naaldwijk…
22 August 2018
On Tuesday the 22nd of August, the 69th edition of the Valstar Wielerspektakel took place. This is a local cycling racing event....
Helping the food bank
03 August 2018
At one of our sistercompanies at the ABC tradepark, a new assembly point for the Dutch Food Bank has opened…
27 July 2018
In the Netherlands a heat wave is going on. With temperatures above 30 degrees some harvests will be less successful or even fail.
Kom in de kas
10 April 2018
Every year the Dutch horticultural sector organises the so called “Kom in de Kas” days. Literally meaning, “Come into the Greenhouse”...
Opening World Horti Center
08 March 2018
Yesterday was the opening of the World Horti Center in Naaldwijk. This center is the place where education and business meet…
Fruit Logistica 2018
17 January 2018
In the week of 7-9 February in 2018, we attended the Fruit Logistica in Berlin. With 3.077 exhibitors and 76.000 visitors is one of the biggest ...
24 November 2017
This week we were present at the WOP in Dubai. Over more than 200 exhibitors and 11 official country pavilions, the WOP Dubai is an…
Fruit Attraction Madrid
12 October 2017
From 18 till 20 October we attended the Fruit Attraction in Madrid. The Fruit Attraction is an international trade show for the fruit and vegetable..
Asia Fruit Logistica
01 September 2017
From September 5-7 the Asia Fruit Logistica took place. Ly Hoang and Jelle van Dijk of the Overseas team went abroad to Hong Kong to visit this fair….
01 September 2017
The Intense tomato is a plum tomato with a high density. Therefore, the Intense tomato is perfect for cutting into slices, without losing its’ shape…