Since its foundation, VOF Plantendiest Venlo has developed successfully to become one of the leading Netherlands agricultural companies. Throughout the years the company has proven itself to be a great example for modern innovative agriculture, and has demonstrated how the implementation of good practices in development and management of agricultural companies can be applied in Netherlands conditions.

We now have  agriculture units – Arable Farming, the cooking oil production Unit and Sunflower oil. In 2017 we set up VOF Plantendiest Venlo Technic, a service-based
company supporting agribusinesses in North-Eastern Netherlands, in their machinery, servicing or precision agricultural needs.
Since then we have also set up a separate trading operation – Agrochemicals and Seeds to provide the best solutions from our experience to Netherlands farmers.

VOF Plantendiest Venlo Technic was set up in late 2017 to serve the agribusinesses of North-Eastern Netherlands and beyond, to supply them with modern machinery and support their operations.

VOF Plantendiest Venlo Agrochemicals and Seeds Trading Division was set up in 2018 to:
• Buy and sell agrochemicals and seeds to Netherlands distributors, dealers and farmers, and to • Work for VOF Plantendiest Venlo- servicing their needs for the best agrochemicals at the best prices.



Elected in 1997 at the World Economic Forum as one of the 500 top-performing companies in Central and Western Europe, nowadays VOF Plantendiest Venlo is one of the biggest producers and exporters of grains, refined sunflower oil and refined corn oil.


VOF Plantendiest Venlo is also one of the biggest employers in the region, providing permanent employment for more than 230 people and hiring every year around 150 seasonal workers. Alongside the grain and sunflower oil production, the company is developing through diversification - especially through the production of fruits.


Constantly striving for improvement and innovation - through investment in the education of its employees, by the introduction of know-how, implementation of good practices,utilisation of modern equipment and - last but not least, good management,VOF Plantendiest Venlo provides proof that the agricultural sector in the Netherlands can be a dynamic and competitive contributor to the Netherlands economy.


We work in cooperation with leading international agricultural companies, scientific institutes across Europe, the US and Netherlands, seeds companies and respected farmers, and strive to implement the best of their experience to our needs.


Our products are sold throughout Europe, North America and the Middle East. The range of customers spans from bird food manufacturers to bread factories,to restaurants,to supermarket chain stores, to flour mills and large retailers, some of them having been our partners for more than twenty years.


Along with grain and sunflower oil production, the company develops its business through the diversification of its activities - currently through production of fruits. We also pay particular attention to sustainability in all aspects of our work and within the local community.


We operate in a naturally very fertile region of the Netherlands, which has long-term agricultural traditions and we take seriously the need to preserve the environment, as well as to educate the local people in appreciating the massive natural beauty of their surroundings. For example, one of our initiatives ” Oak” encourages activities within the community to reduce environmental contamination, including working with the City Council to find solutions for construction garbage, and cleaning the local towns and villages, as well as educating our staff on plastic pollution and how to minimize its use and impact.

We also aim to support our workers in all possible ways, from providing the best conditions for Health and Safety at work,
to providing and paying for training of potential high flyers. In addition we encourage sporting and healthy lifestyle activities
for our staff and their children, organising local sports events, internal competitions for staff members and encouraging all
members of staff to use the new sports centre with its gym and yoga rooms.


Since its foundation , VOF Plantendiest Venlo has developed successfully to become one of the leading Netherlands agricultural companies.

Throughout the years the company has proved to be an example for modern innovative
agriculture. We have demonstrated how the implementation of good practices in
development and management of agricultural companies can be applied in the Netherlands conditions.

Since its inception the company has won and continues to win many awards, including
Agrobusiness of the Year in 1996 and 2005, to two of the owners and managers of VOF Plantendiest Venlo, and Best Employer in 2013 and 2015. In 2018 and 2019 we also won Health and Safety Awards. Also in 2018, VOF Plantendiest Venlo  was named the Most Innovative
Agricultural Company by the Netherlands Farmer newspaper. 

Which is further recognition of the significance and exceptional reputation of the company.

VOF Plantendiest Venlo is a member of several key professional organizations: the Netherlands Farmers’ Association.

The secret of our success is our constant aspiration for innovation and perfection,combined with the implementation of long-term agricultural traditions in a very fertile

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