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We make healthy eating enjoyable and sustainable 

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Who we are

Your global partner in providing solutions for enjoyable and sustainable healthy eating.

Under the Nunhems Brand, BASF offers 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.

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We understand that consumers want the best flavor and nutrition from a source that cares about people and the planet. As the world continues to change, we approach every day as a new opportunity to build on existing best practices while always searching for new ways to provide responsibly produced vegetables, from seed to table. 
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As a global company, we understand that every market is unique and needs varieties that are suited to its climates, growing conditions, and cultural preferences.

Our global presence has helped us develop a vast network of expertise that we apply to our breeding and innovation as well as to help with customer challenges and requirements that arise now and in the future. 


June 6, 2024

Extremely high production in data-driven cucumber greenhouse BASF 's Gravenzande

Nunhem, 26 September 2022 - On 16 November 2021, the first high-wire cucumber crop was planted in the data-driven greenhouse of BASF's vegetable seed business in 's Gravenzande. The greenhouse was equipped with about 340 umol LED lights from Signify. The second and third crops were planted on 2 March 2022 and 15 June 2022, respectively.
Spinach background full image. Top view; Shutterstock ID 570090283; purchase_order: 611232 ; job: MarCom France; client: Nunhems Netherlands BV ; other: Nunhems_EMontaghi
May 29, 2024

New race Peronospora Effusa (PE: 20) Nominated

Downy mildew, also known as Peronospora effusa, stands as a prevalent fungal infection for spinach growers.
April 10, 2024

BASF | Nunhems opens Tomato Experience Center in The Netherlands

Nunhem, The Netherlands, April 11, 2024 - 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.

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How you can benefit from working with us
The vegetable value chain brings great insights and knowledge. Based on their needs and feedback we can provide expert advice and knowledge, reliable varieties, profitable concepts and sustainable solutions.