De Kubbe: from arable farm to specialist in the processing of seed potatoes. The Van Tilburg family was allocated an arable farm on the Kubbeweg near Biddinghuizen in the Flevopolder. For a lease price of 310 guilders per hectare per … Continued
Hygienic working became increasingly important in order to prevent the spreading of soil-based diseases wherever possible. Following extensive research and experimentation, Gert Jan began washing and treating seed potatoes.
The storage and transshipment, cutting and washing and treatment of seed potatoes proved to be a success. De Kubbe B.V. was founded in September 1991 for this purpose, and a large cold store built. De Kubbe name was derived from … Continued
Major expansion took place in the years to come. The new weighbridge was followed by a second large cold store, which doubled the storage capacity, with brand new offices being built 12 months later. Son Dick officially joined the company … Continued
De Kubbe has made great technological advances with the implementation of a customised software system, in which all crates and stocks registered, along with the complete administration. Nowadays, De Kubbe only processes certified seed potatoes, and the team complies stringently … Continued
A ‘kubbe’ is a basket woven from willow shoots, with a narrow neck, commonly used for fishing in the past. The choice of this name for the company in 1991 was due to De Kubbe being situated on the Kubbeweg, … Continued
Although Annie, Gert-Jan and Pieter are officially no longer part of De Kubbe, they can always be found here when extra hands are required. We can depend on them no matter how busy or hectic it gets, thanks to their all-round … Continued
The washing plant is Johan’s domain. Here, he coordinates washing and treatment of the batches as they arrive, taking responsibility for maintenance and steering the team of flex workers for delivery of the seed potatoes.
Alice is married to Dick, and spent 16 years working for the police force before switching to De Kubbe. Alice can generally be found in the office and is responsible for all administrative processes and the complete financial administration.
Dick van Tilburg is the driving force behind De Kubbe. Since taking over the company from his father Gert Jan in 2003, he has not stood still and has developed the company from the original arable farm into a specialised … Continued
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