The arable farming sector is well represented in Friesland. Many companies here specialize in the cultivation of seed potatoes. By having HZPC’s head office in the province, the potato sector has a strong presence in this area. This makes Friesland an indispensable link in the world food supply chain.
10 per cent of the working population in Friesland is active in the agricultural sector. Together with them, we produce high quality food. The Province of Friesland is committed to agriculture that ensures healthy soil and good biodiversity.
The province of Friesland is one of the stakeholders of the Agrofoodcluster.