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About Us

Dutoit Europe B.V., member of the Dutoit Group, is a professional global service provider of fresh fruit from the Southern Hemisphere primarily. We literally bring you the very best fruit from across the world.

Dutoit Europe B.V. is the link between the producer and the consumer. As Dutoit, we are the source for stone fruit, grapes, top fruit, sweet potatoes and onions. Together with other producing partners, we specialize in numerous products, like citrus from overseas regions.

Our fruit is exclusively sourced from companies with their own production, and our excellent connections with the retailers bring us as close to the end-consumer as possible. Our company is the source and offers you excellent infrastructure and facilities thanks to its location at the heart of Rotterdam's fruit port.

We have flexible packing facilities that are situated in modern locations, with all transportation methods at our disposal. Our storage facilities meet the highest quality requirements. Our organization is known for its no-nonsense approach and is supported by low operational costs. We add value to your needs wherever possible by being flexible and transparent.

With our high level of service, we understand that we only have you to thank for maintaining our position. We believe in long-term partnerships with our customers and growers for the best support in the total supply chain of fresh fruits.

Mission

We provide pure fruit for a healthy life that makes you smile!

Vision

It is our passion to connect our customers with our source in the Southern Hemisphere and provide them with quality fruit and added value in the supply chain at the lowest cost. We believe in fair prices for our farmers and want to develop the fruit & veg category in a sustainable way together with our business partners!

Core Values

Trust, Transparent, Together!

Our History

Dutoit Europe B.V. originates from 3rd August 1919 and started with the production and auctioneering of local apples, pears and cherries. The company was founded by Nicolaas de Jong in a barn alongside the municipality-office in Bunnik.
 
The second generation, Christiaan de Jong, moved the company to “de Schoudermantel” in Bunnik, alongside the railway, where a period of consolidation took place. The third generation, Nico de Jong, started with exporting/trading and importing fruit. Imports came initially from European countries (mainly France), whereafter the Southern Hemisphere followed. 
 
Since the 1980’s the company is managed by the fourth generation. In the year 2000 the company moved to their current location in Rotterdam, as it wanted to be close to the fruitport in order to be cost-effective. 
 
In 2017 the company went back to their production roots and initiated a successful joint venture with the Dutoit family in Ceres, South Africa, a leading producer and distributor of superior fruit and vegetables
 
Today, 100 years after our forefathers started the company, we are the direct producer connection for Europe-based customers and retailers; As a category service provider, Dutoit Europe is adding value to the supply chain for overseas fruit and providing the best service at the lowest cost.

Our Team

Alfred de Jong
Managing Director
Bart Wols
Finance
Cuneyt Olmez
Sales
John de Laat
Sales
Marcel Elkenbracht
Logistics
Mario de Goede
Import/Sales
Sander Koenen
Quality Control
Aleksandra Guayacan
Quality Assurance
Sebastiaan Gesquierre
Sales
Ed van der Scheer
Sales
Jelte Pier Slump
Sales