Royal Van Zanten acquires Armada Breeding

RIJSENHOUT, Netherlands: With the takeover of Armada Breeding’s activities on 1 January 2023, Van Zanten Breeding’s product range will be extended to include their Chrysanthemum and Aster products.

“This step creates exciting future prospects for Armada Breeding – both for our clients and for our staff. We have built up our company with great care and see the collaboration at this stage of our development as a logical step towards further professionalisation,” says Gerard Lentjes, director of Armada Holding.

“We are aiming for a prominent position in all our market segments. Armada Breeding’s activities will contribute to this. We are looking forward to welcoming our new colleagues at Armada Breeding and all their passion to our team,” says Maarten Goos, managing director of Royal Van Zanten.

Royal Van Zanten is an international leader in the breeding and propagation of cut flowers (Alstroemeria, Statice, Chrysanthemum, Freesia and Bouvardia) and pot plants (Aster, Alstroemeria, Celosia, Chrysanthemum, Bouvardia and Multiflora).

Breeding and selection of Chrysanthemum, Aster, Dianthus, Solidago, Veronica, Chelone, Lavandula and Hibiscus is the primary task at Armada Breeding.

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