Department of agrifood and horticulture

The department of Agrifood and Horticulture represents Dutch interests in Scandinavia and is situated in Copenhagen. We focus on agriculture, food, horticulture, fishery and forestry sector, both in policy and in business matters.

On our (Dutch) website Agroberichten Scandinavië, we write about the agrifood sector in Norway, Sweden and Denmark on relevant market developments and our trade activities.

You can always contact us for more information.

Twitter (mostly in English): @agrikopenhagen | @renskenijland

Our tasks:

  • Supplying information to the Netherlands government, the businesses and the interest groups on agrifood-related political and economic developments in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
  • Promoting Dutch agrifood exports and investments in the Netherlands.
  • Informing the Scandinavian business sector about relevant developments in the Netherlands for the benefit of cooperation within the agrifood and horticultural sector.
  • Informing the Danish, Norwegian and Swedish governments about political and administrative developments on the field of agriculture, nature and food quality.

General e-mail address:

Officer                 Function                    Phone no.          Email               
Peter Vermeij          Agricultural Counsellor Berlin +493020956480
Renske Nijland       Agricultural Advisor Denmark, Norway, Sweden +4533707237