DE TUINDERSHOEK is a modern grower of sweet pepper in a horticultural greenhouse and is established in 2004 by the brothers André and Paul Kaashoek, originating from a family company. The company started with the growth of red sweet pepper and since three year they grow yellow sweet pepper. The current size of the company is 7 ha.  The yearly production is on average 30 kg/m2 sweep peppers. The company employs 6 permanent staff, 4 on a flexible base and at peak moments 20 extra staff is hired from an employment agency. 

Major activities in SWEEPER

Al the experiments at the end users site with the harvesting robot will be performed in the greenhouse of DE TUINDERSHOEK. DE TUINDERSHOEK will play a major role in WP7 on testing and in WP8 on dissemination and exploitation. Furthermore DE TUINDERSHOEK will play a role in WP2 (Hardware Systems Integration) and in WP6 (Crop Optimization).

Key staff

 

André Kaashoek

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Paul Kaashoek

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