Why belgian certified sowing seed?
Vegetable seeds are the primary subcategory of Belgian sowing seeds, representing 30% of the turnover. Above all made up of leek, tomato, lettuce, Belgian endive and different types of cabbage. Belgian suppliers also offer seeds of maize (23%), cereals (12%, mainly wheat), sugar beet (12%) and grasses (15%).
The Belgian seed sector books a stable turnover, worth 140 million euros in 2017.
The Belgian seed sector comprises about 30 companies of very different types and structures. About half the companies are part of an international seed company.
The importance of belgian certified sowing seed
Belgian certified sowing seeds are a valued export product. This is the logical consequence of the entire chain’s persistent efforts to produce quality products. Belgian sowing seed is the basic material for attractive returns. What is more, it meets the latest requirements in the area of food safety and traceability in the supply chain.
Belgian suppliers can offer you a broad selection of certified sowing seed. For example, agriseeds, grass seed, cereal seed, corn seed, sugar beet seed, vegetable seeds or seeds from plant fertilisers.