Our seeds form the basis for healthy and appealing vegetables

Rijk Zwaan Australia offers top-quality seeds for a broad range of vegetable varieties, specifically selected for Australian conditions. Our varieties feature innovations to increase harvest quality and quantity.

Solutions, like Knox™ and Blueleaf®, increase yields and offer strengths against evolving threats. Our innovations in vegetable breeding promote successful harvests, with a focus on food security and environmental sustainability, so we can share a healthy future.

Solutions for growers

We make a significant contribution to improving the sustainability of vegetable production by developing local varieties and increasing yield. The incorporation of resistances to diseases and pests enables growers to reduce their reliance on crop protection agents. Additionally, we play a crucial role in enhancing the efficiency of vegetable production techniques.

Rugose Defense™
HR resistance to Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV).
Bon Defense™
Protection against the cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV)
Pb Defense™
Rijk Zwaan’s Pb (Plasmodiophora brassicae) Defense
Fusarium Defense™
Our Fusarium Defense lettuce varieties have resistance against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae (Fol).
Blue Leaf™
our Blue Leaf™ traits and resistances give growers improved reliability.
A healthy tomato crop
Protected cropping
Vegetables are being produced in cleaner, more efficient and more sustainable ways.
Breeding for sustainability
Ensuring sustainable vegetable production well in to the future.

Solutions for consumers

As a breeding company, we are always searching for special traits in vegetables that surprise and delight consumers; traits that make veggies tastier, more appealing, or easier to prepare. We are dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle through enjoyable and attractive vegetable options. By understanding what shoppers enjoy, we create brands, inspiring concepts, and problem-solving traits that assist our partners market our healthy food products.

Delicious and diverse leaf colours and shapes, ready to eat.
Sweet Palermo coulourful
Sweet Palermo®
A range of pointed capsicums that are bright, colourful, and surprisingly sweet.
Caribbean Jackpot RZ
Caribbean Jackpot RZ
A Harper-style rockmelon variety with high yield potential. A strong plant that consistently delivers on fruit size, numbers and flavour.
Snacking vegetables
Snacking vegetables
A selection of snack vegetables varieties that are perfectly aligned with the wants and needs of today's.
Delays browning on cut surfaces of lettuce significantly reduces waste.
Kids enjoying vegetables
Increasing vegetable consumption
Creating long-term positive changes in consumer behaviour towards vegetables.

Solutions for chain partners

Many of our chain partners contribute to increasing vegetable consumption by providing solutions in the areas of preservation, preparation, or marketing of vegetables. In close consultation with these partners, we develop variety traits that contribute to their operations, with the goal of improving the efficiency of their processes and the quality of their final product.

Hydroponics is an extremely sustainable and food-safe production method.
Special varieties and seeds that have strong resistances and achieve a consistently high quality.
Innovative varieties which can help growers and processing companies to optimise profitability.