Fruit growing

Fruit growing

Fruit growing
Van Kessel Fruit B.V. owns three fruit farms. On a total surface of 65 hectares products of the highest possible quality are grown in a sustainable way.

Location “Velddriel”
The fruit farm Velddriel is based at the head office in Velddriel. Over eighty years, fruit has been grown at this location. In the early years mainly apple varieties like Cox, Golden Reinette and Golden Delicious were grown at this farm. Nowadays, Conference and Elstar cover the largest acreage of cultivation area of 16 hectares.

Location “Waardenburg”
At the location in Waardenburg 25 hectares of fruit are grown. Just like in Velddriel, the main apple varieties are Elstar and Conference. Besides these two varieties, Red Prince is also grown here.

Location “ Oud-Vossemeer”
In 1994 the fruit farm “de Hoogkamer” was purchased. This fruit farm is based in Oud-Vossemeer, on the isle of Tholen in the province of Zeeland. During the years, only pear varieties were planted at this location. At this moment, the varieties Conference (16 hectares) and B.A. Lucas (9 hectares) are grown here.