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Impact

Impact

As an important player on the asparagus and strawberry markets, we also take responsibility for our role in the sector. As a result, Limgroup is putting Thought Leadership for asparagus and strawberries on the map, and creating a positive impact for the sector across the board. 

Our specialists share their knowledge here. Useful reference articles and specific facts on developments in the cultivation and marketing of asparagus and strawberries.

02-05-2024

Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries: Van den Elzen Plants

In the third part of our series "Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries," Maurice Deben, Commercial Director, and Renske Arnts, Account Manager at Van den Elzen Plants talk about their role in the process and their vision for the future of F1 Hybrid Strawberries.

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Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries: Van den Elzen Plants

15-04-2024

Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries: Van der Avoird Trayplant

In the second part of our series "Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries," we continue to highlight the key partners involved in this transition. In this edition, Arjan Hak, director at Van der Avoird Trayplant, discusses the unprecedented opportunities this transition offers.

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Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries: Van der Avoird Trayplant

29-03-2024

Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries: Gipmans Young Plants

In our series 'Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries', we will highlight the partners over time who have played a crucial role in the development and launch of F1 Hybrid Strawberries. This innovation is thanks to the collaboration and shared expertise of partners from the entire strawberry chain. By working together and leveraging the unique knowledge and skills of our partners, we were able to launch F1 Hybrid Strawberries in January 2024. In this first edition, Jos Gipmans from Gipmans Young Plants shares his insights about the collaboration.

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Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries: Gipmans Young Plants

07-02-2024

Dutch wholesaler, seed supplier partner with F1 Hybrid Strawberries

Royal FruitMasters and Limgroup announce their collaboration at Fruit Logistica for the exclusive sale of F1 Hybrid Strawberries in the Netherlands. This innovation, involving strawberries grown from seed, promises high yield and quality, and marks a significant step in sustainable cultivation. It symbolizes a revolution in the strawberry sector, with benefits across the entire chain and offers new opportunities through more efficient production methods and better control over cultivation conditions. FruitMasters becomes the strategic partner for the cultivation and marketing of this future standard in strawberries.

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Dutch wholesaler, seed supplier partner with F1 Hybrid Strawberries

01-02-2024

Limgroup unveils F1 hybrid strawberry variety

Limgroup has unveiled its F1 Hybrid Strawberries concept at the International Soft Fruit Conference. The launch of Limgroup's first strawberry variety from seed marks promises good yields and high-quality strawberries, says the Limgroup team.

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Limgroup unveils F1 hybrid strawberry variety

29-01-2024

Looking back at the International Soft Fruit Conference

Following a successful presentation at the International Soft Fruit Conference in Den Bosch, there's high interest in F1 Hybrid Strawberries. This innovation promises significant impact on the strawberry sector. Visit the F1 Hybrid Strawberries page for more details and stay updated on this sustainable horticultural development.

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Looking back at the International Soft Fruit Conference

11-01-2024

Stronger together: Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries

To successfully introduce our F1 Hybrid strawberry varieties to the market, we have partnered with several progressive companies in the industry. We are proud of our partners, with whom we can shape the entire process of sowing, cultivation, knowledge, and marketing in the best possible way. These pioneers in the field of strawberries grown from seeds will take this exciting project to a higher level."

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Stronger together: Pioneers of F1 Hybrid Strawberries

11-01-2024

Press release: F1 Hybrid Strawberries

Limgroup presents F1 Hybrid Strawberries, a groundbreaking innovation in the strawberry sector, at the International Soft Fruit Conference. With the first strawberry variety developed from seed, Limore, Limgroup promises higher yields and more sustainable cultivation. This step offers benefits for the entire chain, from breeders to consumers.

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Press release: F1 Hybrid Strawberries

22-11-2023

Introduction MOSALIM

On 22 November 2023 at the ExpoSE in Karlsruhe, the Mosalim variety was unveiled and introduced by Asparagus Queen and Product Lead Asparagus Mr Stefan Pohl

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Introduction MOSALIM

03-01-2023

The making of

The making of… As a viewer, you only see the final version of the video, but what does the production of such a video look like behind the scenes?

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The making of

24-11-2022

Donalim

Last year we presented "K3979". As of today we call this variety DONALIM, the late variety with high spear weight!

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Donalim

10-11-2022

New: Corporate Identity Video

Not only our products, but especially the people are our top priority. The people we work with therefore have a prominent role in the corporate identity video.

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New: Corporate Identity Video

07-11-2022

Coming soon

Our new corporate identity video in which the focus is on our product and the people.

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Coming soon

15-09-2022

Balance your crop

Harvest wisely, produce long term profits!

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Balance your crop

04-08-2022

Timely fertilisation - Northwestern Europe

If you have split your fertilizer application, now is the moment to apply the last amount to the crop.

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Timely fertilisation - Northwestern Europe

23-02-2022

Limgroup takes over the operations of Aspavanza

With effect from 1 March 2022, Limgroup will take over the operations of Aspavanza. Simultaneously, Ton Smolders, a familiar face in the asparagus world and founder of Aspavanza, will enter Limgroup’s employment.

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Limgroup takes over the operations of Aspavanza

02-12-2021

Limadela

LIMADELA The flavour variety for autumn and forced winter cultivation • Excellent flavour • High percentage of class 1 • Beautiful glossy fruit • Retains red colour and flavour in dark weather • Strong plants

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Limadela

17-11-2021

Limgroup continues on new path

Asparagus and strawberry breeder Limgroup from Horst, the Netherlands, is continuing on its new path. On Wednesday morning Limgroup presented its newest asparagus variety, K3979, at ExpoSE in Karlsruhe, as well as showing off its new corporate identity to the customers, business contacts and press in attendance.

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Limgroup continues on new path

21-06-2021

End of harvesting season

The harvesting season is drawing to a close and it’s now time to focus on areas that no longer contain crops. You should take a number of steps:

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End of harvesting season

30-03-2021

Limalexia in the open field

Below are a number of points to bear in mind when growing Limalexia in the open field.

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Limalexia in the open field

10-03-2021

Young plants from 2020

If there is no harvest from the 2020 plants, special attention should be paid to the plot. Make sure that the mulched plant remains are properly covered with soil. A shallow dam of soil can also be made around the plants.

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Young plants from 2020

01-12-2020

Limgroup introduces Maralim

After years of intensive and successful trialling, Limgroup brings the asparagus variety Maralim onto the market. A variety suitable for the production of white asparagus in the mid-early segment in the temperate climate.

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Limgroup introduces Maralim

12-11-2020

Cutting foliage and winter care

The foliage gradually dies and the asparagus has stored the nutrients in the roots. It is now time to cut the foliage and build the winter dam.

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Cutting foliage and winter care

18-09-2020

Stemphylium / rust

Despite treatment, it could be possible that the foliage of your asparagus plant is infected with diseases. There is still some time to treat this.

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Stemphylium / rust

17-07-2020

Botrytis cinerea

An old known one is back in asparagus foliage in some regions. Please pay close attention to your fields.

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Botrytis cinerea