Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Nunhems introduces Provine* in Cluster Medium-Big an excellent combination of production with reliable qualityKwintsheul (Netherlands).
On Wednesday 20th June Nunhems officially introduced Provine*, a new vine tomato variety at its Tomato Center in Kwintsheul. Here Nunhems shared extensive trial results and the visitors could examine the variety in the greenhouse, grown in unlighted conditions.
Early production, high yield and consistent quality
Provine offers an excellent combination of a high yield and reliable quality. The variety performs consistently throughout the entire crop cycle and under various conditions. The extensive trial results show an early production.
Jan Hanemaaijer, International Sales Specialist Tomatoes: “Until late summer Provine has at least the same yield as the main variety or even higher. The variety is very generative and ripen and change color well. The clusters turn red sooner than the standard variety, so they can be harvested 1 or 2 days earlier. Especially in spring when the kilo prices are high, the earliness of Provine can increase your profit.
Tomato grower Roel de Bakker has a trial of Provine next to his current main variety. He is very positive: “Besides the beautiful color and the great taste Provine excels with its flat, uniform clusters. Six Provine clusters each holding 6 tomatoes nicely fill up a 5 kgs. box, which not only reduces labour but also results in an excellent presentation. Provine is a tomato that makes you proud.”
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For further information, please contact:
The Netherlands, Scandinavia
Jan Hanemaaijer, Tomato Sales Specialist
Cell phone: + 31 (0)6 286 08 990
The Netherlands, Germany, Scandinavia
Erwin de Kok, Tomato Sales Specialist
Cell phone: + 31 (0)6 144 27 646
Cisse Sterk, Tomato Sales Specialist
Cell phone: + 32 (0)473 824 351
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* under application for inclusion in the EC Common Catalogue of Vegetable Varieties