Expert in chicory seeds

Chicoseeds supplies red chicory- and chicory witlooof seeds to professional chicory growers around the world.

Chicory … Super healthy and delicious

Chicory has endless culinary uses, with its slightly bitter bite, chicory even gives pizzas and tortillas an extra twist.

Expert in chicory seeds

Chicoseeds supplies red chicory- and chicory witloof seeds to professional chicory growers around the world.

Chicory … Super healthy and delicious

Chicory has endless culinary uses, with its slightly bitter bite, chicory even gives pizzas and tortillas an extra twist.

Cultivation

Growing the roots

Chicory is a biennial herbaceous plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. A biennial plant grows vegetatively the first year. Then the chicory plant forms a rosette-shaped plant and a long cylindrical taproot. Read more …

Cold Store

The harvested chicory roots are stored in large wooden boxes with a capacity of 2 m3 and kept in cold stores until the roots are planted again. The storage of chicory roots in the cold store has two purposes. Read more …

Chicory forcing

After the cooling period, the chicory roots are planted in soil or put on running water. Cultivation in which the roots are planted in soil has been largely replaced by hydroponics. Read more …

Sweet Lady

A brand new variety for late season

In 2018, Chicosem is introducing Sweet Lady, the latest variety in a new generation of Hoquet chicory varieties. The latest generation of chicory varieties is unique in that it offers both high chicory production and superior quality. Three new varieties enable us to offer you the very highest reliability year-round. Around the globe, Atlas, Bingo, Darling, First Lady, Vintor, Podium and, of course, Sweet Lady are the most important chicory varieties currently being cultivated with great success. The new red chicory variety Céralie, introduced in 2019 and already very popular due to its unparalleled deep red colour, may now also be added to this list. The red chicory variety, Ceralie, can be found under ‘early season’ varieties.

Chicory Seeds and more …

The Chicoseeds product range includes many chicory varieties that are suitable for various cultivation systems and market segments. There are many chicory varieties to choose from, and some red chicory varieties are available as well. Chicoseeds supplies the chicory witloof seeds (chicory and red chicory) for these applications. The chicory witloof seeds Chicoseeds sells are intended for the professional market and have a high germinative capacity and uniform size. The most commonly used seed form is the pelleted seed. Pelleted seed is covered in a pill, which makes it a little bigger and heavier, ensuring optimal sowability.

Chicory … Super Healthy!

Like other vegetables, chicory is very healthy. But chicory offers even more: it hardly contains any calories (20 kCal/100 grams) or carbohydrates (4 grams/100 grams).
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Chicory is packed full of healthy nutrients, such as fibre, minerals, folic acid (25 mcg/100 gram), and vitamin C (5 mg/100 gram).
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Chicory aids digestion and is perfect as part of a healthy, low-calorie diet.
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The bitter substances in chicory have a positive impact on liver function. Because the liver produces less glucose, this vegetable is also very healthy for diabetics.
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The minerals in chicory are a good diuretic, and folic acid promotes a healthy pregnancy.
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Chicory is packed full of healthy nutrients, such as fibre, minerals, folic acid (25 mcg/100 gram), and vitamin C (5 mg/100 gram).
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Chicory aids digestion and is perfect as part of a healthy, low-calorie diet.
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The bitter substances in chicory have a positive impact on liver function. Because the liver produces less glucose, this vegetable is also very healthy for diabetics.
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The minerals in chicory are a good diuretic, and folic acid promotes a healthy pregnancy.

Delicious Chicory Recipes

Chicory has endless culinary uses. Raw chicory can be used in numerous salads, and chicory is also very decorative as a garnish. It can be prepared in many ways for hot dishes, such as boiling, stewing, steaming, and stir-frying. You can also make the most delicious vegetable dishes, sauces, and soups with chicory! With its slightly bitter bite, chicory even gives pizzas and tortillas an extra twist.
Many delicious recipes are available on the internet!
Witlof-Salades
Witlof-Soep
Witlof-Gratin
Witlof-dessert

Get in touch with us

Info

Phone: +31 (0) 475 549 004
Email: info@chicoseeds-int.com
Chamber of Commerce: 68368771
For more information regarding the cultivation of chicory witloof or the purchase of seeds, please contact us via the contact form on this page or reply by email.

Chicoseeds is part of the Chico-group. Chicoseeds supplies chicory seeds to professional chicory growers around the world.

CONTACT DETAILS

    Julianastraat 4A
6065AM Montfort
   +31 (0) 475 549 004
   info@chicoseeds-int.com
   Kvk: 68368771

PARTNERS

Chicoseeds is part of the Chico-group. Chicoseeds supplies chicory witloof seeds to professional chicory growers around the world.

CONTACT DETAILS

    Julianastraat 4A
6065AM Montfort
   +31 (0) 475 549 004
   info@chicoseeds-int.com
   Kvk: 68368771

PARTNERS