On March 20, the final signatures by HOCP vof and Bud Holland B.V. were placed at the offices of Triple Group in Maasdijk, for the transfer of 2.6 hectares building plot on Poortcamp in De Lier.
Chili peppers are the cornerstone of Peruvian cuisine. Chefs do not only use chilli peppers to give heat to a dish, but also to accentuate that typical Peruvian taste. Peru has more than 300 different types of chili peppers. They are commonly used in ceviche and they’re also great for salsas, chili and other fish dishes. We made a selection of the best and most tasteful!
Swaying coconut palms as far as the eye can see, stacks of shiny green coconuts and bins full of coconut 'houses'. In Thailand, green, young coconuts are stripped of their green bark to create a little white coconut "house". How does it work? We'll show you in this video!
At 3500 meters above sea level, indigenous communities in the high Peruvian Andes mountains have been able to withstand millennia of extreme weather. This area is an international important source of biodiversity for alpacas, potatoes and tubers. More than 2,000 varieties of potatoes and tubers are grown in the Andes, unfortunately many of these crops can’t be exported to Europe. Fortunately Bud Holland does have a weekly supply of Mashua, Oca and Olluco!
3,077 exhibitors. 75,000 visitors. Airplanes, cars and busses full of enthusiastic fruit and vegetables and visitors from all over the world visit the Messe Berlin every year to provide themselves with an inspiration overdose, new contacts or to provide others with new ideas. This was the main approach of Bud Holland this year as well: inspiring. A huge range containing nothing but beautiful products; but where do you use white corn for? And what does Oca de Peru taste like?
Supermarkets are becoming increasingly interested in fresh figs. This product is showing up on more and more shop shelves. In the last few months of the year, there is a lot of availability from Brazil and Israel. In recent years, the interest in Peruvian black figs has, however, increased. An exclusive variety, of which, for the time being, there is only a limited supply.
At BUD Holland, the Chilean kiwi berry has now started. "The Chilean season runs in the months of February and March," says Stefan Warbout. "We also import the kiwi berries from France where the season lasts from August to October. Then there is still some available in the Netherlands in October and November but then it ends in Europe."