Fennel: simply quality


In 2017 the REO Auction supplied 1,3 million units of fennel to it's buyers. The REO Auction is pre-eminently the largest supplier of fresh fennel in Belgium. The REO Auction is located in West-Flanders. Wes-Flanders by the Belgioan coast is a production-rich vegetable area because of its maritime climate, fertile soil, the craftmanship of local growers and the presence of modern systems for productions, sale and qualitychecs. Ideal factors that ensure high quality fresh fruit and vegetables, including the healthy vegetable fennel.

Quality characteristics

  • Clear colour, without (brown) spots
  • Green foliage
  • Well-formed, without deformaties
  • No roots, short foliage
  • Uniform ball shape
  • No mechanical damage
  • Uniform sorting

Shelf life

Fennel is best kept at 0-1 °C with an RH of 90-95 %.
Humidify regularly and protect from draughts.


Flandria fennel is graded by pieces/crate (always 4 kg/crate):

  • 6 pieces/crate
  • 8 pieces/crate
  • 10 pieces/crate
  • 12 pieces/crate

Quality brand

REO Quality - Flandria - Bio
Learn more about the Flandria products in our catalogue


If you would like to know the monthly landings in absolute figures, click here.







Learn more about our other stem and stalk vegetables.

Green celery
White asparagus
Green asparagus

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