Brown bean harvest: Savoury specials

Dutch contractor Paridaen’s striking brown bean harvester fleet includes a modified Ploeger and an in-house creation based on a Moreau sugar beet harvester

by Steven Vale

12 Oct 2021

Brown beans form the basis of a popular winter dish in the Dutch province of Zeeland, and while there are no precise figures the current area in the region is estimated to be around 3,000ha. Part of this is tackled by Paridaen. Operating from a base on the outskirts of Sint Kruis village, a short drive from the Belgian border, the Dutch contractor