Innovation by nature since 1919
Royal Avebe is a cooperative of 2,300 arable farmers in the Netherlands and Germany. Each
year, the starch potatoes of those members are processed into high-grade ingredients based on
potato starch and protein; they add value to food products but also to industrial applications
Avebe works continuously on developing new opportunities and applications based on starch
potatoes and is focused on sustainable continuity. The company has more than 1,300 employees
and production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden and sales offices in the United
States, Europe and Asia. The Head Office is in Veendam and Avebe has an innovation center on
the Zernike campus in Groningen.
Values and culture:
At Avebe, our dedication goes beyond just producing high-grade ingredients from potatoes; we
also prioritize cultivating successful employees. We firmly believe that by encouraging our people
to bring out the best in themselves, we can maximize the value they bring to the company and
beyond. Our approach provides ample space for continuous development, nurturing not only their
professional growth but also personal enrichment.
To support our employees on this journey, we offer various training opportunities and excellent
benefits. Our comprehensive package includes a robust pension scheme and diverse vitality
projects, demonstrating our commitment to their overall well-being. As part of our commitment to
a healthy lifestyle, sports hold a special place at Avebe, and we proudly sponsor various athletic
However, we recognize that the challenges we face, such as climate, nutrition, and health, are
too immense to tackle in isolation. That’s why we embrace a collaborative approach,
understanding that together, we are stronger. Rooted in our down-to-earth Dutch mentality, we
value transparency, open communication, and a shared vision. Our focus is not on short-term
success, but on building long-term commitment.
As Royal Avebe, we strive to be a reliable partner, fully harnessing the tremendous potential of
the humble potato. By working together, both within our organization and with external
stakeholders, we aim to create a sustainable food system that benefits all. Our dedication to the
potato and its possibilities is matched only by our commitment to the people who make Avebe
what it is today and will be in the future.
Curious? More information about Avebe can be obtained at: avebe.com or at careers.avebe.com