Guided tours - World Horti Center

Guided tours take place corona volente; within the applicable guidelines. View our measures for a safe visit here.

HortiXperienceWorld Horti Center

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World Horti Center is the knowledge and innovation center of the international greenhouse horticulture sector. A leading platform where business, education, research and government jointly take the horticultural sector to a higher level.

The world of greenhouse horticulture is more international than ever and the Netherlands has taken a leading position. Continuous and accelerated innovation is of great importance to maintain this leading position of the Netherlands in the world. The Dutch horticultural sector can make an important global contribution to the well-being of people. World Horti Center has an important role in this by offering solutions for relevant social themes such as  food supply, food safety, water, well-being and sustainability.

During a tour of World Horti Center, business visitors are taken by HortiXperts through all facets and developments of our high-tech sector. The tour through the knowledge and innovation center is a true HortiXperience. A visit is made to the high-tech research center with 38 different departments, you will be taken along the innovations of more than 120 leading greenhouse horticulture companies and you can also take a look at MBO Westland where education and business come together.

The costs are € 495, - (max. 20 participants if this fits within corona measures)

Online Tour - World Horti Center

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During an Online Tour, a HortiXpert takes the online attendees into the innovative and sustainable world of Dutch horticulture. Our experts have a lot of expertise and experience within the horticultural field. During the Online Tour it is possible to question the HortiXpert. The Online Tour takes place on Fridays from 3 PM - 4 PM CET.

Price on request

Breeding - TomatoWorld & World Horti Center

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Everything starts with seed. The Dutch greenhouse horticulture sector is famous for its sustainable production method, but you probably didn't know that almost a quarter of all vegetable seeds come from Dutch breeding companies. Without these high-quality seeds, Dutch growers would not be able to grow beautiful, healthy products.

The breeding tour starts at Tomatoworld where you all of the global challenges in the provision of healthy and safe food will be explained. A specialist takes you through the process from seed to tomato. You get to know the world players in the field of vegetable distribution and you become aware of the great value that they have. During a visit to the greenhouse with more than 80 different tomato varieties you will experience how the grower grows the high-quality seeds into plants with a high yield per square meter.

After the visit to Tomatoworld you make a transfer to World Horti Center. Here you will find yourself in the high-tech environment of the Dutch greenhouse horticulture sector. More than 120 leading companies from the sector showcase their latest innovations on a permanent exhibition floor, including breeding and propagation novelties. All other innovative and sustainable solutions in the process from seed to consumer will be covered during the breeding tour guided by a HortiXpert. A tour of the education section of the knowledge and innovation center is also included. The tour is concluded in the research center, where 38 different departments conduct research in areas such as climate, watering, lighting, crop protection and cultivation systems to test effects at crop level.

Price on request (max. 20 participants if this fits within corona measures)

TASTE & FEEL - World Horti Center & TomatoWorld

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Dutch horticulture is renowned for its high-tech, sustainable and efficient production method of fresh and safe products. The TASTE & FEEL tour is all about tasting and experiencing these products.

During a tour of the World Horti Center, trade visitors are taken by a HortiXpert through all facets and developments in the horticultural sector. The tour of the knowledge and innovation center is a true HortiXperience; you will visit the high-tech research center, learn all about indoor cultivation during the 360-degree experience in the I-Grow Pavilion, you will be taken along the many innovations that are demonstrated at the stands of leading horticultural companies, and you can also take a look at the All Climate Greenhouse where education and industry work together on the horticulture of tomorrow.

After this visit, you will make a 5-minute transfer to Tomatoworld. Tomatoworld is a real experience where you'll visit the the high tech field lab of Data Driven Growing and Robotics. A specialist will tell you how innovatively the Dutch growers grow their products. You will see bumblebees doing their work and you will feel the pleasant climate in which the tomato plants grow. When all your questions about cultivation have been answered, you will visit the "candy store" of 40 different tomato varieties. You'll learn about the characteristics and use of the different varieties and you may taste which tomato you prefer.

The cost for this combination tour is €795,- (max. 20 participants if this fits within corona measures)

All tours are by appointment only, contact us for more information and to book one of the tours below.

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