Bakker Barendrecht, founded in 1930 and a member of the UNIVEG Group since 2005, is one of the largest fruit and vegetable companies in the Netherlands and a key player in the production of fresh produce. About 400 permanent employees work in the main facility in Ridderkerk, where products from dedicated growers are processed. Bakker processes almost 1,250 tons of fruit and vegetables every day, or about 70 million crates a year. Bakker’s main customer is a leading Dutch chain of supermarkets. Their long term relationship is based upon an unique partnership model.