Entries by Waterman

See you in Madrid?

In a few weeks Waterman Onions is present at Fruit Attraction in Madrid. It is the international trade show for the fruit and vegetable industry, so for everyone in the fruit and vegetable business, no matter where in the world they are situated. Once again, we’re looking forward being there. These are exciting times in […]

Searching for quality

“When we were looking for a partner in the Netherlands, we started by searching the Internet. ‘Quality’ and ‘reliability’ were our search terms, and we found them in Waterman Onions.” These beautiful words were spoken by Jóhannes Por AEvarsson, Managing Director Fresh Produce at Innnes, Iceland’s leading wholesaler of food products, and we are proud […]


Trainees are always welcome at Waterman. Why? Because we enjoy sharing our knowledge and giving people a chance, but also because young people have an open mind and don’t (yet) see obstacles instead of opportunities. They can certainly learn a lot from us, but they also have a lot to teach. For example, Electrical Engineering […]

True champions

Like our onions, athletes are true champions. And like sports, our onions are extremely healthy for you. Waterman is therefore proud to support several local sports events. Two teams from Waterman recently participated in a company football tournament in Emmeloord, for example. The goal was to score points to beat cancer, which is exactly what […]

A French Dutchman

A typical Dutchman, or at least that’s his apperance. His name is also Dutch: Pieter Jaarsma. But once you start talking to him, you hear what seems to be a Dutchman (Frisian) speaking with a French accent. And you’re right. Our new colleague at the Sales department has Dutch parents, but he was born and […]

The reason we should eat more onions…

Think about your favourite dishes to cook and all of your recipe books. How many of them use onions? Exactly. A LOT of dishes. And with good reason. In addition to the fact that onions add flavour, there are so many other reasons to keep onions in your kitchen. Some time ago, the newspaper AD […]

Looking for new colleagues!

Waterman Onion is looking for new colleagues! Please check the links for more info and spread the word… We are looking for : – MACHINE OPERATOR – FORK LIFT TRUCK DRIVER Working at Waterman Onions means: – a part-time or full-time job with an experienced and growing business + lots of independence and room to […]

The right timing

Choosing the right time to sow is not always easy. Many people, many opinions. Sometimes we want to be early, but not too early. What is certain is that we always aim for the best quality. Simply because the quality of our onions is the most important. The first onions have been planted into the […]

We understand each other

“We may live and work in completely different countries, but we understand each other, and our mutual understanding is the foundation for all the years we have worked together.” This is how Radosław Tyc, CEO at Awex, describes his relationship with Waterman Onions. They have been working together for over 15 years, and Radosław believes […]

‘Klokhuis backstage’ – a great Saturdaymorning!

A conversation with director Erik Waterman, a tour in the factory, making an own vegetable garden and tasting onion soup and a ‘frikadel’ (a typical Dutch snack) with onions! It was a great morning, Saturday March 30th. More than 30 children and their parents took a look behind the scenes of Waterman Onions. It was […]