Entries by Waterman

Take care. Stay strong.

These are bizarre times. The Corona virus affects us all. Whether we like it or not. As always, our first priority is the health of our employees, customers. suppliers and our environment. Nothing will change that. Certainly not now. This situation will change things. That’s a fact. But we do not know what they might […]

Export check, check, double check

From time to time the colleagues from our Sales department visit our customers worldwide. After all, nothing beats personal contact. A nice side effect during these trips is the export check that we can do on site. We know that our onions leave Emmeloord in the right way because then we are in charge and […]

An impression of Berlin

  A small impression of three great exhibition days at the Fruit Logistica in Berlin. We have had coffee with many old acquaintances and met new ones. Trade show days are always busy days, but they give you so much energy. After all, our business is simply the best there is!      

See you in Berlin?

For the tenth (!) time in a row, Waterman Onions is present @ Fruit Logistica in Berlin. Once again, we’re looking forward being there. These are exciting times in many ways, and we enjoy discussing this with people from our profession. Will you also be in Berlin? Make sure to stop at our stand. We’d love to drink […]

T H R E E fantastic days…

…we had in October at Fruit Attraction 2019 @Madrid. We met our clients, got to know new people, and found some wonderful inspiration. Now we’re looking forward to doing it all over again in the new year at Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin on 5, 6 and 7 February. We’ll once again be attending with […]

Waterman Onions overseas

Nicaragua is one of the many countries to which Waterman Onions exports its onions. The onions are traded from August to November, before the local harvest is collected. Kenia Zeledon is the purchasing representative for a Nicaraguan cooperative. She found Waterman Onions simply by searching Google. “I sent an e-mail and we had our first […]

‘Hutspot’ Battle

Who will win the ‘Golden Masher’? That was the big question on everyone’s lips the 29th of November at a ROC Friese Poort, a college in Emmeloord. In the canteen, 10 teams of students from various secondary schools around the region competed in the first edition of the ‘Hutspot Battle’. A battle for the best […]

Smart, fast, and simply more sustainable

Transport by water may not seem devious at first sight, but experience has proven that it is anything but. The innovative new partnership between transporter Maersk, container terminal CTU and Waterman Onions in the Flevokust Port that opened in the province of Flevoland in 2018 makes a big difference. Traffic Waterman Onions Director Erik Waterman […]

A branch visit

It was a good ending to yet another productive work week. On Friday, 15 November, we welcomed almost 200 participants to the international Quality Inside Onion symposium at Waterman Onions. The visit was part of a two-day event organised by De Groot en Slot. The company celebrated the 50th anniversary of its partnership with Bejo […]

Old new harvest

Reporter Rens, from the well-known Dutch television programme ‘Keuringsdienst van Waarde’, wondered how ‘new’ the onions in the supermarket with the label ‘new harvest’ were exactly. But he also wanted to find out how ‘old’ the onions are that don’t have that label? In other words, he wanted to learn how onions could stay ‘fresh’ […]