The Großhans family relies on the Unimog U 430 to grow vegetables.
If you take a closer look at the properties of carrots, it becomes clear that they are extremely healthy. It aids digestion, helps with chronic fatigue, immune deficiency, stomach and intestinal problems – an absolute power vegetable. The Großhans family from Reilingen near Heidelberg work day in, day out with their 60 permanent employees in their fields to produce carrots so that we are all well supplied with them.
The masters of carrot cultivation.
With seasonal workers, 600 people are employed here during the harvest season. The farm, founded 25 years ago by Karsten Großhans, manages almost 800 ha. Son Dennis (25), a trained horticultural scientist, joined the company. Together with their father and mother Petra, they manage their farm which grows vegetables from June to March. Radishes, potatoes and onions are other Großhans products. “If we harvest a carrot today, it will be in the supermarket within 24 hours. No matter where in Germany,” explains Dennis Großhans.