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Growth. That is what drives us at HZPC. Growth, from seed to plant. From insight to vision. From introductions to partnerships. From being good to being excellent. From ‘for a few’ to ‘for everyone’. Each and every day.

Gerard Backx, CEO

Natural resources must be respected and protected. As a company in the agricultural sector, healthy earth is our greatest asset. To contribute to responsible use of the earth's resources, we focus...

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The worldwide food demand continues to grow immensely. A growing world population and greater prosperity in various parts of the world explain this growth. Only a small part of the growing food demand...

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In addition to reducing our footprint and contributing to food security, we also want to have a positive impact on the social environment. We do this by supporting a healthy diet, being a good employer and...

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Essential data 2018 and 2019

Company (HZPC Holding B.V.)

  2016 and 2017 2018 and 2019
Employees (FTE) 340.1 392
Affiliated breeders 35 26
Affiliated growers 800 820
Hectares of seed potatoes 20,450 22,800
Sale of seed potatoes (trade and licence) (tonne) 797,000 815,000
Own varieties 147 128
Export countries 92 95
Number of countries with HZPC offices 17 17


 

Financial (HZPC Holding B.V.)
Results in mln. €   2016 and 2017 2018 and 2019
Net turnover   318.2 350.3
Gross margin   59.0 64.4
Net income for financial year   8.5 9.4
Depreciation tangible fixed assets   3.1 3.2
Investments in tangible fixed assets   8.0

3.3

 

Balance in mln. €   2016/17 2018/19
Equity   49.3 53.6
Cash flow from operating activities   21.6 15.9
Cash and cash equivalents   28.5 30.4
Growers' deposits   21.0 0
Total assests   119.8

129.4

 

Energy
  2016 and 2017 2018 and 2019

Energy consumption (GJ)
Energy consumption (GJ)/ton sold seed potatoes

 17.523*
0,021
21.489**
0,026
Bought-in green energy Netherlands 100% 100%
Number of solar panels
HZPC Joure
ZOS Emmeloord
ZOS Stiens
1567
120
1447
4292
120
1447
2725
Generated solar energy MWh*** 406 750.9

 

* Consumption in 2016 at HZPC-locations in NL, ZOS Wehe, ZOS Emmeloord, ZOS Stiens.
** Consumption in 2019 at HZPC-locations in NL, ZOS Wehe, ZOS Emmeloord, ZOS Stiens and STET.
*** Locations HZPC Joure, ZOS Emmeloord and ZOS Stiens