Limgroup B.V.
About Limgroup

Our objective and our contribution

Objective:

  • Our objective is to make a contribution to a good life on earth with our varieties.

Belief:

  • We believe that knowledge-intensive agriculture and horticulture are crucial for a good life on earth.

Contribution:

  • Our contribution to this is to make the most of the plant's potential. 'Unleashing plant potential', as we call it.
  • We do this by developing pioneering genetics and services, resulting in sustainably produced asparagus and strawberry varieties that are good for growers and consumers alike.

"As Limgroup, we have a responsibility to the future. We fulfil this responsibility using our purpose as our guiding principle, spreading our message to the outside world in a positive way." 

Vincent Deenen, CEO Limgroup.

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The history of Limgroup

Limgroup is proud of its history. With its origins in the Proeftuin Noord Limburg (North Limburg experimental garden), since 1994 Limgroup – supported by the LLTB and the ZON auction as founding fathers – has grown to become an international player in the top segment of asparagus and strawberry varieties.

  • 1952: North Limburg Experimental Garden established in Horst-Meterik,
  • 1957: Cultivation research and asparagus breeding begins under the name Asparagus.
  • 1994: Limseeds BV established in Veld Oostenrijk, Horst.
  • 1996: Begins at Veld Oostenrijk location.
  • 2006: Limseeds BV begins its own sales.
  • 2009: Strawberry breeding programmes begin.
  • 2012: Limseeds BV becomes Limgroup BV.
  • 2018: First commercial strawberry variety introduced.
  • 2021: Limgroup emerges with a clear purpose.