About us

We are an innovative and modern seed breeding company with two main ambitions: develop superior quality tomato varieties and establish solid and lasting partnership with our clients.

Our story

Founded in 2010 by the passion and initiative of three agricultural entrepreneurs, Totam Seeds has grown rapidly over the years; in 2014 Prominent, a tomato production organization, becomes main shareholder bringing the knowledge of their growers to provide direction to breeding and evaluating Totam varieties.

An experienced tomato breeder joins the company in 2016 giving new life to the breeding program and determining the development of various successful tomato varieties. In 2020 Totam Seeds becomes part of the Mitsui Group to continue the path of growth and development by deploying new resources in R&D, Product Development, and Marketing and Sales.

Our team

Fulvio Berton

CEO

Toon van de Ven

R&D Manager

Ariƫn van der Lans

Product Development Manager

Elze Gravesteijn

Business Processes Manager / Supply Chain

Ruud Leerdam

Commercial Manager

WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT?

Vision
Totam Seeds was created by growers for growers. We know very well the needs and challenges that our customers face, just as we know the satisfaction that comes from a superior quality product. Innovation, high standards, determination and fairness are the ingredients we use every day to create and select high quality varieties, able to meet the needs and expectations of our customers.
Long-term Partnerships
In Totam Seeds, we strongly believe that our customers success is determining our success, and this awareness motivates us every day, to always offer you the best variety and the best quality. The key factor is the relationship we want to build with our customers, a long-term partnership based on values such as trust, respect, fairness, and reliability.
Customized Professional Advice
We offer personalized consultancy. Our aim is to make you achieve your objectives. For this we put at your disposal our knowledge of the products, of the market, our decades of experience, our breeders and crop specialists so that the choice of the variety, is the most suitable one to meet your needs. We solely recommend a product if we are sure, it is the perfect answer to your request. Your feedback is high valuated in Totam Seeds: it is a key factor to continuously improve our products offer and professional advice
Expertise and Innovation
Totam Seeds distinguishes itself by cultivation, breeding and product knowledge. Direct ties with growers operating globally and decades of experience have ensured this. To convert this knowledge into an excellent product, we listen carefully to the wishes of customers and partners. To offer a superior quality product is one of our objectives and therefore we work according to the guidelines of Good Seed & Plant Practices (GSPP) in our innovative High-tech Research & Development Centre.
Product Offer
We are specifically focused on high quality tomato seeds for professional growing. With a wide range of different varieties including Mini Cherry, Cherry, Cocktail, ToV Medium & ToV Large, Beef, Mini Plum and Plum, Specialties and Rootstock tomatoes, we have become a global player in the professional tomato seed market, and we are constantly exploring new opportunities to offer our products and our qualified assistance everywhere.
Processes

“High quality” is our mantra, so we place extreme attention and care in all the selection processes of our products. Our breeding, research & development, and production sites meet the highest hygiene and quality requirements and are fully certified. Our activities respond to and are guided by:

  • Compliance with strict in-depth quality tests according to GSPP (Good Seed & Plant Practices) guidelines.
  • Deep knowledge of the product and high professionalism,
  • Extensive experience in the field of breeding, cultivation and consulting.
  • High-tech research and development center and demo greenhouse.