Technical meeting in partnership with Agrocenter in Mr. Raniere’s field in Sumé-PB presented results of the Rio Grande onion, which was distinguished by high productivity, uniformity of bulbs, root formation and excellent color and retention of skin. Continue reading
We are happy to announce that our onion Centro is celebrating its 10th birthday! The variety was introduced in 2008 and is now sold in more than 16 different countries.
Climate change has a big influence on the future of onions and potatoes. Hazera is working hard to develop the onion of the future.
During an onion open day in Ethiopia last week, the Russet onion was successfully exhibited in two new areas: Upper Awash and Koka. This was in addition to Sivan onions, which have already attained a distinguished position in the Keresa region. Continue reading
Onion breeders are making headway in improved storability and
resistance to key diseases. Sue Jupe reports.
Dutch onion producers can do practically anything. After all, 130 export destinations each require their ‘own’ version of the Holland Onion. Dutch onions can be sorted to an accuracy of half a centimetre with respect to their size and weight. All customary sortings are possible. Pickles (28-40 mm), Small sized (35-50 mm), Middle sized (40-60 mm, 45-65 mm, 50-60 mm and 50-70 mm), Large sized (60-80 mm and Super sized (75-105 mm) are the most common sorting ranges. Within these ranges we can perform very specific additional sorting, using customised sieves.
Hazera’s onion seeds portfolio is the result of years of intensive research and development activities, combined with the knowledge and needs gained from our partners in the industry. Hazera is committed to the continuous improvement of their onion portfolio by creating new varieties with better yields, disease resistances, storage and processing qualities. Continue reading
Interview with Hazera’s Global Onion Product Manager
Wim van der Heijden
Onion is one of the most grown vegetable crops in the world. It is a real taste maker in all kinds of dishes and is consumed all over the world. Besides taste, onions include many healthy nutrients that are much appreciated by modern consumers. Continue reading