Last week Arjan Levarht together with Paul Sugut of ChildsLife visited several schools in Kenia. During this trip there was space and time to share their passion for vegetables and fruit and they exchanged knowledge on how to optimize the cultivation yield. Also they could witness with their own eyes how successful the first harvest […]
Exciting days but we remain as “Cool as a cucumber” Our Van Nature growers Ben en Chris Bolleboom have become the first from our growers cooperative Van Nature to produce cucumbers grown under artificial lights! In recent months together with colleagues, they have looked after the 3,4ha lighted cucumbers to ensure that we can deliver […]
Frank Levarht: “Many buyers want to switch sooner” The Brazilian melon season kicked off at Levarht last week. “Here with us, the season started three weeks earlier than previous ones”, says Frank Levarht of this Dutch wholesaler. He sees good opportunities for the Brazilian season. “The season in Spain is coming to an end. Brazilian […]
The United States and China keep pelting each other with increased trade tariffs. This has led to the necessary pressure on prices in certain markets. It has also created opportunities. “Many American producers are looking at other markets. This means sales to places like Hong Kong and Malaysia are currently under pressure. By continually adding value, […]
What a great picture we received from ouw grower! Brussels Sprouts, a typical Dutch vegetable we Dutch love to eat in the winter, growing under the sun. Dutch Brussels Sprouts now available at Levarht!
This melon salad with feta has the best of both worlds, sweet and salty. It´s acolourful and refreshing combination of mouth-watering melon, crumbled feta and pumpkin seeds, with a simple lemon and olive oil dressing with fresh mint.
Who doesn't love strawberry ice cream! Have you ever made ice cream yourself? No? Try this recipe for strawberry ice cream.
Cooperation has been in our genes for more than 80 years; being a reliable partner for growers, retailers and other chain partners, and providing added value to the supply chain. From now on, this includes a partnership with the Tomatoworld Foundation. Our vision, to supply the world with fresh fruit and vegetables and to take […]
Our colleague Maribel at Rica Fruta loves to share here recipe of Watermelon Ceviche. 'Ceviche' is a word used in Central America for recipes made with raw fish. Very typical in our countries, in this case instead of fish we used watermelon to refresh the dish. You can use mango as well.
A recipe from one of our tomato growers.
Our beautiful Kalettes! They look so beautiful, but what to do with them? Our grower is delighted to share a recipe that is on one of our labels.
Bruschetta, the classic Italian appetizer, is the perfect light snack or party food. This recipe It is not only easy to make, but also delicious and colourful on your serving plate.
This rhubarb compote is wonderful to have around, whether you eat it on pancakes, yogurt or just a spoon, We know you will want to eat lots and lots of it. By making a big batch of compote, you can freeze in smaller portions and then enjoy for months to come.
Looking for a new summer dessert recipe? Try this redcurrant mousse.
Purple Brussels Sprouts, what to do with them? Try this recipe from our growers' association Van Nature.
Pomegranate works well in sweet and savoury dishes. Pomegranate makes simple dishes sparkle, extract the juicy jewel-like seeds and liven up salads, desserts and couscous
A true classic of Italian cuisine, plum tomato sauce. Perfect for pasta, meatballs and more.
Physalises are so pretty and that's why the most people use them as decoration. But they are also delicious to eat. You can eat them out of hand, but they are also great in salads and desserts or used to make marmalade.
A summer party in your glass!
Hutspot (Dutch), hochepot (French), or hotchpotch (English), is a dish of boiled and mashed potatoes, carrots, and onions with a long history in traditional Dutch cuisine.
Our colleague Martijn his favourite BBQ recipe.
Let us introduce you to the new KICXS tomatoes! Kicxs tomatoes have a surprising, distinctive taste. Sweetness with a little sour; real adult snack tomatoes. You can enjoy these Dutch grown tomatoes on the go, as a snack at work or as a treat at parties. There are several packaging options. The sustainable cardboard bag, […]
Our colleague Bram loves to cook. He gladly shares one of his recipes with you.
Our sprouts grower loves to share sprout recipes to allow people to gain some inspiration for tasty dishes. Check out this recipe, delicious and a feast for the eye.
This lovely recipe is from our colleague Sabine.
This aubergines gratin is from our Polish colleague Kasia.
A lovely summer soup recipe from our growers' association Van Nature.
Levarht has started a collaboration with the melon company Agroindustrias Distex from southern Honduras. “Besides the melon programmes that we do from Brazil, Guatamala, Panama, Nicaragua and Costa Rica this is a nice addition with large arrivals for Easter,” says Frank Levarht. Read the full article on Fresh Plaza; http://www.freshplaza.com/article/188244/New-melon-programmes-from-Hondu…
Look at these sweet potatoes shining in their new Levarht boxes! We would like to give you an exclusive behind the scenes shots in our grower’s warehouse in Nicaragua. Did you know the sweet potatoes are dried before they are packed in their boxes? Now that we are already challenging your knowledge about sweet potatoes, […]