Van Woudenberg Tuinplanten stands for the cultivation of plants in a sustainable and responsible manner. With our eco-friendly business practices, we are trying to differentiate ourselves and with that creating openness and transparency toward our customers and society.

Van Woudenberg Tuinplanten is MPS certified and continues to implement improvements in their production processes. The MPS standards used in our industry are increasingly being refined and we are following them closely. Our suppliers also comply to the high demands that are required within the MPS certification. Next to the MPS-A, MPS-Product Proof and MPS-GAP, Van Woudenberg Tuinplanten also has been granted the Grasp certificate.


MPs-ABC MPS-A is a certificate with a unique standard in the world. It is a benchmark that demonstrates the extent to which your business is environmentally friendly. By obtaining this certificate the company is transparent about their environmental performance, it differentiates itself from other producers, ensures for more structure in the operation and gives openness towards society.


MPS-Product Proof is a system in which, by using registration of crop protection, within 24 hours and by independent sampling, it can be shown that certain active substances are not used in the cultivation process. MPs-Product Proof (product security) is an add-on to the MPs-ABC (operational safety) certification.

4502 MPS-GAP


Grasp stands for Global Risk Assessment on Social Practice and involves a risk assessment in relation to the social aspects of a business. This includes well-being and level of remuneration of employees, but also health and safety aspects. Grasp supports producers to address major social problems and raise awareness at the company level.

Blauer Engel, RAL and Cyclos-HTP

Van Woudenberg Tuinplanten works with certified suppliers who have the most important certificates in the supply industry for horticulture. Van Woudenberg Tuinplanten works with certified suppliers who have the major certificates in the supply industry for horticulture.
The German label Blauer Engel is similar to the Dutch eco-label. When a product has the label of Der Blauer Engel, it is less burdensome on the most important environmental aspects in comparison with similar products.
The RAL quality marks represent objectively controlled, high quality requirements for products in storage technology and industrial installations.
The Cyclos-HTP certificate is issued by the Cyclos-HTP Institute for Recyclability and Product responsibility, the certification authority for recycling. The certificate represents a more sustainable production and processing of packaging materials.
This will bring us a step closer to sustainable and waste-free horticultural industry.

Sustainability is the future. Particularly in our sector where we work with germinal products, it is important that you can rely on your supplier. Van Woudenberg Tuinplanten works and continues to work towards a sustainable future!

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