We make healthy eating

enjoyable and sustainable


About us

BASF's vegetable seeds business offers under the Nunhems brand more than vegetable seeds. We offer partnerships and customer-oriented solutions for the entire vegetable value chain including growers, processors, plant raisers, dealers, traders, retailers and food service industry – tailored to consumer needs and trends.

Together and in collaboration with partners we are eager to improve our vegetable varieties and solutions for our customers, the vegetable value chain and consumers worldwide. 

All around the world more than 500 million consumers can daily enjoy vegetables grown from our seeds. Out of our 24 vegetable and fruit crops we have in our portfolio, we worldwide commercialize 1200 different varieties. With around 2000 employees in 37 countries we are highly motivated to make healthy eating enjoyable and sustainable.

To achieve this, we have three focus areas on which our business is based: 

Our focus areas


Latest news

July 22, 2024

Our discovery of the ToBRFV genome – the foundation for today’s resistant varieties

By Marco Mammella
July 17, 2024

From niche to normal: the rise of snack-sized tomatoes

April 11, 2024

BASF | Nunhems opens Tomato Experience Center in The Netherlands 

Today BASF | Nunhems has officially opened its Tomato Experience Center in Kwintsheul, near The Hague. The greenhouse features over 150 ToBRFV- resistant varieties. It is complemented by modern meeting facilities to showcase the company’s ToBRFV-resistant tomato varieties and exchange with customers on their needs, BASF’s innovations and trends in tomato breeding.