Breeding by design

There are multiple breeding companies in the world. All of these companies aim to make new, improved varieties. During the selection and introduction of a variety there is usually a focus on predefined countries, regions or continents: a ‘standard’ variety is created that can be used by all growers. Eminent Seeds is not an exception…

Jalapeño: our Mexican winner

The jalapeño is a medium-sized, mildly pungent chili pepper that is used in many dishes. We also have a jalapeño in our assortment. Our pepper breeder has a breeding program for this popular pepper, so far resulting in a hybrid cultivar with several unique traits. Our jalapeño (PE17-1163) is suitable for greenhouse and open field…

Sweet point pepper breeding

The acreage of sweet point pepper has been increasing over the past years, even though it is still seen as a specialty crop in many areas. The market for sweet point peppers is interesting and Eminent Seeds has been actively breeding for new varieties in this segment The results of our breeding program are very…

Our new Fresno is taking over the pepper world

Eminent Seeds is marketing a new and improved version of the Fresno. The chilli pepper has proven its worth at a number of tastings both in the Netherlands and abroad and leaves the competition well behind in several areas. We are seeing growing numbers of pepper growers asking for the new Fresno for cultivation next…

Tinkerbell is available worldwide!

Our Tinkerbell is available now in 6 splendid colours (red, yellow, orange, purple and lemon yellow). The baby block pepper is grown by only a few growers around the world, the reason being that it is one of our licenced products. If you are interested in this product we have some good news for you.…

Co-operation with Vineland

In October 2019 it was officially announced that Eminent Seeds and Vineland Research & Innovation center will be working together. The cooperation is focused on developing, promoting and selling tomato varieties for specific growing areas. Ever since this has become known publicly we have started promoting and selling the new varieties from Vineland. This includes…

Our best chili pepper varieties

There are thousands of different chilli peppers to be found around the world. Variations in colour, size, shape and of course heat. In our breeding department we have been working for many years on improving different types of chilli peppers, and on the development of new hybrid varieties. Eminent Seeds is known in the market…

Hot & spicy: new chili peppers

Eminent Seeds has been active in selection and breeding of tomatoes, sweet peppers and chilli peppers. Our breeding greenhouse at Eminent Seeds is formed by 4 different departments that are separately controlled for optimal conditions. In the chilli pepper department we are continuously improving and developing new varieties. Each year we have two selection periods…

We challenge ‘mother nature’

Eminent challenges ‘mother nature’ in constant search for new and surprising “Pass on Colour” is the name of the campaign and ties in with the United Nations International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. The aim is to increase awareness about the important role of fruit and vegetables for a sustainable and healthy society. ‘Glastuinbouw Nederland’…