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8 May 2019

Behind the scenes with the grower - Frank Aguilera

Behind the scenes with the grower - Frank Aguilera

SevenFruit Nature S.L. is a young business, with producers and farmers with many years of experience in the agricultural sector. After years of working in the family business with his father, Frank Aguilera started in 2012 with SevenFruit Nature S.L..

After years of growing bell pepper, 12 years ago Frank successfully introduced the Sweet Bite babypoint pepper crop in the family business. Frank wanted to increase the production of these specialties, that was the moment when he decided to start his own business.

SevenFruit greenhouse Tinkerbell Frank said: "In 2011 I bought a new greenhouse in which I planted all kinds of bell peppers. My interest in growing different bell peppers was sparked. At that time I had more than 40 different varieties in 20000 m2."

That same year, Jan van Heijningen visited Frank's new greenhouse and the collaboration started. SevenFruit Nature S.L. has started growing the Tinkerbell® baby bell peppers, Jalapeño, Habanero, Poblano and the Pimientos de Padrón.

Now, 7 years later, Frank and his team grow Tomberry®, Tinkerbell® baby bell peppers, Sweet bite babypoint peppers, Habanero, Pimientos de Padrón, Jalapeño, Cayenne chilli for Eminent Food during the Dutch winter season.

SevenFruit greenhouse TomberryWe asked Frank, if he had to choose, which of these crops he prefers: "If I had to choose, I would prefer the Tinkerbell®. It's fairly similar to normal block pepper and the plant and fruit quality of this variety is very good."

Frank wants to continue growing small and special varieties for the future. Vegetables with which he continues to distinguish himself from other growers in Spain.

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