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Tomatoworld will take the next step in data-driven growing!
Tomatoworld will take the next step in data-driven growing!
A new tomato harvesting robot has recently been driving through the paths of Tomatoworld. It is the latest product of inaho Europe, a subsidiary of the Japanese company inaho. "The purpose of launching the demonstration at Tomatoworld is to allow more interested people to see the robot in operation," says Takahito Shimizu, managing director of inaho Europe. "We want to demonstrate the robot and receive more feedback from growers, in order to develop and increase the value of the robot."
Tomatoworld's greenhouse has been transformed into a date driven greenhouse. It's equipped with dozens of sensors and camera's to collect data.
29th of April the launch of the Data Driven Growing project took place. Did you miss it? Click the button and wacht the recording on our Dutch Horti Platform.
The platform will provide you the coming weeks new content regarding Data Driven Growing. Stay tuned in.
It is the 12,5-year anniversary of Tomatoworld and a year in which they have the courage to invest into the future. In cooperation with Hoogendoorn Growth Management, LetsGrow.com and other Hortimasters, Tomatoworld implements a Data Driven Growing Strategy and becomes a living lab for innovations. This development is the perfect anniversary present to their worldwide business relations who want to be ahead of innovations from the Dutch greenhouse horticulture sector. The livestream launch will take place at 29th of April.
In the greenhouse of Tomatoworld, there are 18 tomato varieties of Enza Zaden this year. They have once again joined the network of partners. Enza Zaden develops new vegetable varieties that are grown, sold and eaten all over the world.
As an independent family company, Enza Zaden has been active for three generations. Core values such as entrepreneurship, long-term vision and a focus on innovation characterise the company's distinctive character and healthy growth. The core question that is central to the Tomatoworld exhibition "How to feed almost 10 billion people in 2050" is also an important starting point for Enza Zaden.
In its daily work, it is all about developing the right varieties for the right climate so that varied and healthy vegetables can be eaten all over the world. For Enza Zaden, the new direction of Tomatoworld in which data-driven cultivation technologies are validated and demonstrated is an interesting development that they would like to be a part of.
For and by people who want to improve their production and contribute to the global food challenge.
Since this year, Tomatoworld has been joined by several new companies.
Hoogendoorn Growth Management has been a partner of Tomatoworld for years. With the introduction of the new all-in-one process computer IIVO, the decision was made to also place this advanced 'next level' climate computer at Tomatoworld.
Tomatoworld will be able to do the cropwork safely this new growing season. Out of the hands of Marco van der Velden, managing director of Berg Hortimotive, we received two brand new tube-rail scissor trolleys (S-series Benomic). It's a nice gesture resulting from the cooperation with Tomatoworld.
And how cool that the colors match the Tomatoworld house style so well. We are pleased that we will soon be able to show our visitors the innovative techniques Dutch companies in the greenhouse horticulture sector have to offer.
From the pleasant cooperation with our parter. Zhongnong Futong, weekly Q&A sessions emerged. In these sessions growers of our partner Zhongnong Futong are trained and advised on their cultivation strategy. As soon as we wil be travelling again, growers will receive hands-on training in the greenhouse at Tomatoworld.
Through Zhongnong Futong's We-chat channel, Tomatoworld is being promoted to the Chinese horticultural sector and government agencies.
Dutch Sino Business Promotions B.V. (DSBP) from Rotterdam has joined the Tomatoworld foundation in Honselersdijk as a partner.
Prof Zhang from ZHONGNONG FUTONG mentioned the partnership with Tomatoworld and her partners:
On 24 October, a partnership agreement was signed by education and information centre for greenhouse horticulture, Tomatoworld and Cau Futong from Beijing.
On September 3, 2019, leading horticultural automation supplier Hoogendoorn Growth Management officially opened its new Mexican office and training center. During the opening ceremony the new Dutch agricultural counsellor, Mr. Erik Plaisier, officially opend the new office,. Mr. Erik Plaisier expressed the importance of local presence and knowledge sharing in order to contribute to an innovative and sustainable development of the Mexican greenhouse industry.
Nobody can predict the future, but vertical farming is mentioned as an important development in the growing demand for healthy food. Product engineer Pim de Jong of Codema talks about the advantages and challenges of this form of indoor food cultivation.
Education and information centre of the greenhouse horticulture Tomatoworld welcomes Surplus Systems from Bonn as a new partner.
We are already well on the way with the cultivation. Last week the head was taken out of the crop, so this week we will realise the last setting. Despite the nice weather we have to stay focused to get a good end result. The summer days demand a lot from the plants when it comes to keeping the water balance at the right level. This also means for us that we have to be careful that we give the plant the opportunity to do this.
Westland HortiTours has been commissioned by the Municipality of Westland to guide the delegation from Japan, Kochi to Eminent Food, Greenpack, Tomatoworld and Gebr E & W Valstar.
On 11 - 12 - 13 June 2019, you'll find all horticulture market leaders and experts under one roof, at GreenTech Amsterdam!
WATER WEEK 1 - 12 May We all know the amount of usable water on Earth 🌍 is scarce. But did you know that the greenhouse horticulture sector is looking for ways to help reduce the amount of water 💧they use in the cultivation of vegetables?
Tomatoworld is made possible by the support of leading companies in the greenhouse horticulture cluster. By sharing their knowledge and expertise we provide visitors from home and abroad with the latest information!
Please meet our new partner Huhtamaki! Global specialist in packaging for food and drink, dedicated to making every consumer experience enjoyable, consistent, and safe by treating our world with respect.
Bloomberg: How the Dutch have become (and still are) world leaders in modern agriculture. The knowledge and the state of the art technology are vital for feeding our growing population. Do you want to learn more about #globalchallengesDutchsolutions?
Meet our partners and friends at the FRUIT LOGISTICA 6 to 8 february 2019
Were to find these Dutch prestigious companies:
Last week Querétaro, Mexico was the setting for the biggest Plant Empowerment seminar in Latin America so far. An overwhelming amount of 135 interested growers from all over Mexico gathered to hear about the principles of Growing by Plant Empowerment (GPE), that were explained by speakers from Plant Empowerment partners Hoogendoorn, LetsGrow.com, Koppert, Svensson and Cultilene. The message of cultivation optimization based on plant vigor was very well received.
Early 2019 Hinova BV will join the partner team of Tomatoworld! This week the VentilationJet system was already hung in our demo greenhouse.
14 December 2018
Tomatoworld and World Horti Center join forces with the aim of putting the horticultural sector even better on the national and international map. The collaboration will be operational by welcoming visitors together, organising events and training programmes. To this end, both parties signed a letter of intent yesterday.
#Proud that we received this party in Tomatoworld.
Marjolijn Sonnema Dec 4 Twitter:
Dinner of Minister Carola Schouten with AgriNL about the Vision LNV in @TomatoworldNL. Good meal, and above all good conversation about the future of the agro Netherlands. @Agrifirm @LTONederland @Avebe_group @PlukonFoodGroup @VanDrieGroup @FrieslndCampina @Rabobank @minlnv
Surrounded by Nunhems vine tomatoes Miranda van den Ende (Tomatoworld) welcomes Harm Ammerlaan and BASF as new partners of the Tomatoworld Foundation.
BASF Vegetable Seeds is the worldwide specialist in the development of vegetable seeds for professional horticulture. Under the brand name Nunhems, BASF offers high quality seeds, expert advice and specialized crop teams support customers in the production and marketing of their products.
भारत से कृषि और बागवानी मंत्रालय Remco Huvermann of Koppert Biological Systems with representative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Horticulture from India for a working visit at Tomatoworld
Saint-Gobain Cultilene (from Rijen NBr.) has recently become a partner of the information and education centre Tomatoworld from Honselersdijk. Cultilene supplies Albarino horticultural glass, data driven services and innovative substrate solutions that contribute to the optimisation of water and energy consumption in the greenhouse
On 26 November, Trias Westland will start the second phase of the construction of a heat pipe on Zwethlaan. This concerns the construction at the junction with the Broekpolderlaan until just before the junction with the Middel Broekweg (N466). Period 26 November - 21 December 2018 Accessibility of motorised local traffic from Middel Broekweg (N466).
September this year new tomatoes have been planted for the project Hybrid Tomato Lighting at Delphy Improvement Centre. In this project, coarse vine tomatoes are grown under a combination of LED and SONT lighting. This week the first tomatoes were harvested. The main variety is Merlice van De Ruiter. This is no coincidence, because Merlice is one of the strongest and most productive varieties under lights.
On Monday 12 November, Colombian journalists visited the Tomatoworld Foundation, the World Horti Center and Koppert Biological Systems together with a representative of the Dutch embassy and the RVO. The purpose of this visit to the Netherlands was to connect ideas, regions and the future.
Brexit has a major impact on food availability in the EU and the UK. Al Jazeera Media Institute made an item about it. The video is partly filmed in Tomatoworld. #voedselbeschikbaarheid #brexit #economie #tomatoworld #foodshortages #UK #EU https://lnkd.in/dy6Vkzp
Codema ready for further growth and internationalisation
Codema is going to realise these ambitions with a new partner: investment company Nordian Capital. The management of the company, with CEO Marcel Koolen, CFO Lennard van der Ham and CCO Gideon de Jager, remains unchanged.
On Thursday 16 January, Tomatoworld welcomed Japanese Ambassador Hidehisa Horinouchi with members from Japan's First Chamber and from the Ministry of Agriculture. They are involved in the revitalization of agriculture and horticulture in Japan and in the reconstruction of northeast Japan after the 2011 tsunami. Mayor Bouke Arends was present on behalf of Westland. He emphasized that the municipality of Westland has had a good relationship with Japan for many years and in particular with the prefecture of Kochi.
Photograph: Thierry Schut