We are Totam Seeds
We are an innovative and agile Dutch seed breeding company that develop varieties for high tech greenhouse tomatoes production.
We are founded by growers for growers: we know and understand very well the challenges, difficulties and needs that a grower faces every day.
Since 2020 we are part of the Mitsui Group with greater resources and enthusiasm to bring you new and exciting tomato breeds!
Founded by Dutch tomato growers
Prominent becomes main shareholder
Prominent, a large Dutch tomato production organization, becomes main shareholder bringing the knowledge of their growers to provide direction to breeding and evaluating Totam varieties.
Experienced tomato breeder joins the company
First results of the new breeding program
Totam Seeds becomes part of the Mitsui group
Totam Seeds continues to grow
The Totam Team expands: a new Junior Breeder in May, and a new Farm Manager & Supply Chain Manager in September joined the company.
30 trials are underway around the world: from North America to Japan, from the North Europe to North Africa with commercial and pre commercial varieties.
Meet the Totam Seeds team
CEO, Product Development and Sales Management
Passion and dedication
Toon van de Ven
Creativity and experience
Toon has a solid over thirty year experience in breeding build up through major international companies. He is responsible for developing the pipeline and managing the overall breeding strategy.
Enthusiasm and initiative
Concreteness and determination
Ariën van der Lans
Variety Evaluation Support
Calmness and dedication
Hans van den Berg
Farm Manager & Supply Chain Manager
Proactivity and solidity
Dedication and creativity
Ruud is one of the founding partners of Totam Seeds in 2010, with decades of experience, especially in tomato production. He has important former posts in Lema Tomaten , Frisland and Samax.
Sander van Staveren
Optimizer and results
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.
In Totam Seeds, we strongly believe that our customers success is determining our success. We want to build long-term partnerships based on values such as trust, respect, fairness, and reliability.
Custom Professional Advice
Our aim is to make you achieve your objectives. By providing you with our knowledge of the product and 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.
Expertise and Innovation
Totam Seeds distinguishes itself through cultivation, breeding and product knowledge into excellent products as we listen carefully to the wishes of customers and partners working in our innovative High-tech Research & Development Centre.
We focus on seeds for high tech greenhouse tomatoes. With a wide range of quality varieties including Cherry, Cocktail, ToV Medium & ToV Large, Beef, Mini Plum and Plum, Specialties and Rootstock tomatoes, we have become a global and valued player on the market.
We put 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 according to GSPP (Good Seed & Plant Practices) guidelines.
High tech tomatoes
Large & Medium
- Total production 85% 85%
- Shelf life 65% 65%
- Flavour 45% 45%
- Flavour 75% 75%
- Total production 45% 45%
- Appearance 60% 60%
Cherry & specialty
- Color 70% 70%
- Flavour 90% 90%
- Shape 40% 40%
Sales & Trials
Europe, North America and Central America
2691 KV ‘s-Gravenzande
+31 174 440 014