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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Dutch company helping Egyptian producers transition to high value vegetables

Dutch company Rijk Zwaan is taking part in Egypt’s production transition from low to high value vegetables, according to a profile on Fresh Plaza. “At our R&D station located in Ismalia, we execute a tailor-made program testing new varieties that can withstand the climate conditions and are resistant to local diseases. As the weather in Egypt is representative for the Middle East region, the varieties can also be successfully cultivated in the neighbouring countries,” MD Tarek El Said says, adding that the transition to “high value seeds has started.”

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