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Tulip bulbs planted for test garden

Tulip bulbs planted for test garden

Tulip bulbs planted for test garden

  • Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2017

We have put many cases with tulips outside in our test garden again, which is located next to our company buildings. We also did this last year, but this year the number of planted varieties is much bigger. One of the reasons this happened is because there is so much interest from our customers in o...

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Fields covered with plastic

Fields covered with plastic

Fields covered with plastic

  • Posted on Monday, November 14, 2016

On November 11, 2016 the weather conditions were good to cover the fields with recently planted tulip bulbs with plastic foil. This foil ensures that the tulips will bloom approximately 2 weeks earlier next winter (2017/2018) than they would without foil. ...

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Lily Angels 2017 presented

Lily Angels 2017 presented

Lily Angels 2017 presented

  • Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016

The 6 new Lily Angels 2017 were presented in Tokyo on October 28, 2016. These are daughters of Japanese lily growers that are deployed to promote lilies in Japan. The event took place in the French embassy, and the attendees were addressed by several people that are involved in the lily business wit...

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Export process in full swing

Export process in full swing

Export process in full swing

  • Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016

The export process is in full swing at the moment. We have received many bulbs from our selected growers during the past summer, and they are now processed and sent into the wide world. You can watch a clip on our video page that shows the activities that are taking place at our company. Please also...

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Lily test greenhouse 2016

Lily test greenhouse 2016

Lily test greenhouse 2016

  • Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Following the quality inspection of the tulips, we are currently checking the lilies in our lily test greenhouse. Twice a year, we plant ten bulbs of every lot that is supplied to us in this greenhouse. This allows us to check the quality of the lots, and count how many flowers per stem there are fo...

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Video page

Video page

Video page

  • Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016

We are glad to inform you that we have added a video page to our website. This way, we are sure that our videos can be watched all over the world, even in countries that cannot acces Facebook and YouTube. Please click here to visit our video page and enjoy a look behind the scenes of our company. ...

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Test plantings

Test plantings

Test plantings

  • Posted on Monday, April 11, 2016

We are pleased to show you a couple of pictures of our test plantings. It is very important for us to plant samples of our bulbs, because this allows us to check the growing results of our bulbs and our temperature treatments, which we can use as a reference test towards our customers. Furthermore, ...

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Update hyacinth pictures

Update hyacinth pictures

Update hyacinth pictures

  • Posted on Friday, April 1, 2016

We have now added beautiful pictures of our hyacinth varieties to our website! Please click here to check our hyacinth assortment. If you are interested in our hyacinth bulbs, please contact us by sending an e-mail to info@jandewitenzonen.com, or by filling in the contact form on our website. It is ...

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Website translation completed!

Website translation completed!

Website translation completed!

  • Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2016

For the last couple of months, we have been working hard to make our new website available in as many as eight languages. We are proud to announce that we have achieved this! Our website can now be read in Dutch, English, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Russian, Spanish, and German. This enables us t...

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Trade Exhibition Zwaagdijk 2016

Trade Exhibition Zwaagdijk 2016

Trade Exhibition Zwaagdijk 2016

  • Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Click here to view an impression of our stand at the ‘Vaktentoonstelling Zwaagdijk 2016’ (English: Trade Exhibition Zwaagdijk 2016). This annual exhibition began today, and combines a large bulb flower show with a trade fair for companies in the flower bulb sector. Today and tomorrow, the exhibi...

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New picture books available

New picture books available

New picture books available

  • Posted on Friday, February 12, 2016

We are pleased to inform you that we have introduced two new picture books: the ‘Tulip Book’ and the ‘Spring Flowering Book’. The Tulip Book is filled with pictures of and practical information about many different tulip varieties that are suitable for forcing. The Spring...

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Tulip Red Label for Valentine's Day

Tulip Red Label for Valentine's Day

Tulip Red Label for Valentine's Day

  • Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016

If you click on the following link, you can read an article about the tulip variety Red Label, and watch two videos about this variety. Red Label is a beautiful red tulip variety that we export exclusively. You can find more information about Red Label on our website. Please do not hesitate to conta...

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Our company in a nutshell

Our company in a nutshell

Our company in a nutshell

  • Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016

You can watch a short video here to get an impression of the activities within our company. These beautiful images are captured with the use of a drone. Click here to view all of our videos on YouTube. ...

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Japanese 'Flower Bulb of the Year'

Japanese 'Flower Bulb of the Year'

Japanese 'Flower Bulb of the Year'

  • Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The beautiful pink-yellow tulip Sanne has been voted Japanese 'Flower Bulb of the Year 2016’. The tulip originated from a cross between the lily-flowered tulip Ballerina and the Triumph tulip Peer Gynt. Sanne’s pink petals turn to pastel colours with a light yellow edge when the flow...

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Start of processing at CNB

Start of processing at CNB

Start of processing at CNB

  • Posted on Friday, July 17, 2015

As of July 2015, Jan de Wit en Zonen B.V. has started activities in the premises of CNB Refrigeration and Preparation Company. The storage and processing of tulip bulbs takes place here. This also took place here on a small scale in 2014, but we have now decided to process all of our tulip bulbs in ...

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