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Holland season during COVID-19

Valstar dinsdag 5 mei 2020

At this time of the year we are over on supplying Dutch products. For a few weeks it was hard to import Spanish products because of the lock-down in Spain. Fortunately our Dutch growers have enough availability of greenhouse vegetables and can guarantee good quality. The prices on the other hand fluctuate because of the irregular demand. Read on

Best Fresh: United Against Food Waste

maandag 20 april 2020

Did you know an estimated 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted globally each year? That is one third of all food produced for human consumption, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. In the Netherlands one fourth of the food is wasted. Moreover, this wasted food is responsible for 8% of the emissions worldwide!

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Valstar woensdag 25 maart 2020

Building resistance is important to prevent infection of a virus. Fruits and vegetables can help build a resistance. Vitamin C helps your immune system, so make sure that red peppers, broccoli, kale, sprouts, kiwi and orange are on the menu during these corona-virus weeks. Real vitamin C bombs! Read on



Valstar dinsdag 17 maart 2020

As you would expect, Valstar, too, is assigning the highest priority to its policy concerning the coronavirus. In doing so, we are focusing on the health and safety of our employees, customers, suppliers and other business associates. Read on

Corona-Update Yex

Yex maandag 16 maart 2020

Momenteel wordt er alles aan gedaan om het coronavirus de kop in te drukken. We hebben een enorm respect voor alle hulpverleners die momenteel 24 uur per dag in touw zijn hiervoor. Ook bij Yex staat de gezondheid en veiligheid van hun boeren, klanten, medewerkers en natuurlijk die van de consument voorop. Lees hier het volledige artikel.


Valstar donderdag 5 maart 2020

The European market of healthy snacking is increasing. The growing need to have a healthy on-the-go snack which has nutritional value is expected to stir up the market growth. Consumers want this kind of snack because of higher energy throughout the day... Read on


Valstar woensdag 19 februari 2020

Last week we visited our grower Voorhof, who started from this week on with harvesting his cucumbers. Voorhof is located in IJsselmuiden, a village in the Dutch province Overijssel. Read on...


Valstar vrijdag 31 januari 2020

The Intense tomato will be presented in style at the Valstar stand during the Fruit Logistica. This plum tomato is ideal for cutting, because of its firm structure and low juice loss. Never heard of the Intense tomato? Read on and visit our stand!

Duurzaamheid bij Best Fresh: "We moeten het samen doen"

donderdag 19 december 2019

Duurzaamheid is sterk verankerd binnen Best Fresh: een bedrijvenfamilie gespecialiseerd in handel en logistieke dienstverlening van groente en fruit. Hun producten dragen bij aan een betere gezondheid, er liggen 16.000 zonnepanelen op het dak en er wordt gebruik gemaakt van aardwarmte om het energieverbruik terug te dringen. 

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Intense - the tomato you didn't know you needed

Valstar dinsdag 10 december 2019

Does this sound familiar? When you’re slicing a tomato, the copping board is covered in juice and the slices fall apart. Or, you take a freshly made tomato sandwich to work or school in the morning and by lunchtime all you’re left with is soggy bread soaked in tomato juice. But not with the Intense tomato! It’s perfect for slicing, retaining both its firm structure and its juice. Read the full article here