Agro & Food and Agriculture
Zeeland is traditionally an agricultural province. Food is not only produced here; it is also processed into end products and sold. The ports of Zeeland, for instance, harbour one of Europe´s main fruit terminals.
•€1,7 billion production value and €800 million added value;
•Approx. 15% of the employment;
•Traditionally fishery and aquaculture is important, nowadays mainly onions and potatoes most important for exports (and raw material for biobased economy);
•More than 3,000 companies, e.g. Cargill, Coroos, McCain, Zeelandia and fruit terminal/food port.