Entries by Waterman

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’ […]

Three amazing days

From 22 to 24 October Waterman Onions was present at Fruit Attraction 2019 in Madrid.  We’ve had three amazing days at this international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector. This year we had our own booth for the first time and that was definitely worth it. We met our customers , met new […]

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 […]