Ben van Alphen, the owner’s father, has been specialising in strawberry breeding since 1965. He initiated and has been part of many important changes within the strawberry breeding at Van Alphen, especially the sixty-day crop in the field. Ben has always propagated plants for his own strawberry production and therefore gained a great deal of experience. The company has since developed into a leading strawberry breeding company. Van Alphen have been propagating strawberry plants for others since 1982; we have continued to build on the original volume every year since.
Frank van Alphen has always wanted to continue the company, but he was especially interested in the propagation of the strawberry plants. Since 1996 the company is completely specialised in strawberry plant propagation.