New early Gala clone

New early Gala clone available to UK apple growers

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Nursery Johan Nicolai @ Frutitec, Portugal

Our respresentative in Portugal, Gonçalo Vala, is participating at Frutitec. Learn more about our trees and fruit innovation. This fair continues untill 6 March.

 - Sival 2016

Sival 2016: Hall ARDESIA - Allée A - Stand 34

A new year a new trade show. Visit us at Sival in Angers (France) on the 12th, 13th and 14th of January. Our location at the fair: Hall ARDESIA - Allée A - Stand 34

 - Nieuwbouw

New cold store: part II

Some pictures of the construction works. Within one week, the cold store will be operational.

 - Rooien

Grubbing trees 2015

The third week of tree grubbing is nearly completed. Some pictures.

Fruit Attraction 28-30 October

Meet us at Fruit Attraction! We're located in Hall 10, 10D05A.

 - Nieuwbouw

New cold store: part I

The growing demand for trees from the far East results in longer storage periods. Since we don't compromise on quality we're constructing additional cold store to maintain our quality standard until delivery.

 - Openvelddag 30-08-2015

Field day

After years of breeding and selecting we decided it was time to give the Belgian growers a glimpse of the future. During four Sundays, growers have the possibility to see fruits on the tree and taste them.

 - Milenga 2015

Milenga® - Early Jonagold (cov)

Some pictures of the 2015 Milenga® harvest on 2-year-old trees. These were taken today at Ferme de Séru ( Milo Ternynck ) in the north of France. These apples will be available in the Grand Frais supermarkets.

 - Gala ONE

Gala ONE® vs Gala Royal Beaut Proselect®

As the saying goes: 'a picture is worth a thousand words'. Discover the difference between Gala ONE® and Gala Royal Beaut®

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Nursery update

As the drought continues, we keep striving for the highest quality. By great effort we are irrigating the whole nursery.

 - Kwekerij2014

Gezocht: Medewerker Boomkwekerij M/V

We zijn nog steeds opzoek naar een medewerker in de boomkwekerij. Heb je zin in een nieuwe uitdaging? Bekijk dan zeker de onderstaande vacature.


Gonçalo Vala: our representative in Portugal

Starting from May 2015, we are represented in Portugal by Gonçalo Vala. Together with his wife, Tatiana, this is a strong team on both growing and marketing side. Learn more about this cooperation in the article below.

 - Gefi Fruit

Grower to Grower

Sometimes the only thing a grower needs to go from good to great, is a peek on the other side of the fence. As nurserymen we're privileged visitors in a lot of our clients orchards around the world. With this broad view we have the opportunity to bring growers together in order for both parties to improve and progress.

 - China 2015-05

China: the largest producers of apples in the world

In 2010, world wide yield of apples was more than 69 million tonnes out of which half was produced by China. Most of it is still being produced in accordance with the old methods. Large trees, often decades old on small parcels with an average size of 0,1 ha. Today large Chinese companies are planting intensive orchards to achieve higher yields to meet the rising demand of apples on the Chinese market. We, Johan Nicolai inc., have had the opportunity to visit one of these companies.

 - Fruit Logistica 2015

Fruit Logistica 2015

We've had an excellent fair, hope to see you all again next year!

Fruit Logistica 2015

Visit us at Hall 6.2 B-07!

 - Grand Frais

New Varieties to Grand Frais

Grand Frais is chain of French supermarkets with a big focus on quality fruit & vegetables. In the past they already committed themselves to two of our exclusive varieties, Milenga® & Pirouette®. Today we've send them a taste of the future.

 - Fruit Logistica 2015

Fruit Logistica 2015

Visit us at Fruit Logistica 2015! Learn more about our breeding program and taste the future.

 - Delhaize

Presentation of new varieties to Delhaize

The Delhaize group is looking for new and exclusive variety to differentiate themselves from their competitors. They asked their accredited supplier, Wolfcarius Quality Fruit, to introduce them to progressive and trustworthy breeding programs. As a longstanding customer of n.v. Johan Nicolai, Christ Wolfcarius was aware of our breeding activities. As a consequence he arranged a meeting with both parties, Delhaize group & n.v. Johan Nicolai / bvba ZOUK, at his company.