Small to medium sized, round to tall fruit with yellow background colour and strong bright red blush. White to creamy, fine textured, very juicy flesh. Very pleasantly fruity, mildly tangy taste.
The company VON HERZEN Biobauern GmbH is a subsidiary of OPST Obst Partner Steiermark GmbH and is involved with the sale and marketing of Austrian organic fruit.
OPST Obst Partner Steiermark GmbH, based in Wollsdorf, is a producer organisation for the production of apples, pears and plums in Austria and operates in accordance with EU market regulations.
OPST Obst Partner Steiermark GmbH has responded to the enormous demand for organic products over the last few years by supplying its organic class of goods.
VON HERZEN Biobauern represents the very best organically farmed products from Austria in addition to safeguarding added value for the benefit of organic farmers and establishing reliable trade relations and an appreciation of the Austrian faming culture.
Around 12,000 tonnes of organic apples and some 500-600 tonnes of organic pears are currently produced for the Austrian market.
The organic producers of OPST Obst Partner Steiermark GmbH manage to do without artificial and chemical pesticides and improve the health and fertility of the soil. They do this through their gentle use of land, resources and energy and thus support the self-healing process of preserved ecosystems.
Renowned certification bodies guarantee customers a natural and healthy product. Organic farming follows clear legal directives: the EU organic farming regulations no. 834/2007 and 889/2008. Compliance with their specifications is inspected at least once every year by independent, state-licensed inspection bodies.
Since VON HERZEN Biobauern GmbH is a subsidiary of OPST Obst Partner Steiermark GmbH, organic producers use this producer association as a marketing platform in Austria. The modern packaging facilities help the organic farmers to transport their goods to the customer on time and in appropriate packaging.