Gebr Valstar B. V. is a family business founded by Jac Valstar in 1978. The two branches in Maasland and Damsigt B.V. in Roosendaal are now headed by Jorgen and Oscar Valstar.
Gebr Valstar B. V. supplies Calathea, but also grows and propagates this decorative pot plants. The company has its own Star Collection of which many different species of Calatheas originate from the jungle of Brazil. Own mutants have been added to this Star Collection. Calatheas are supplied by exporters throughout Europe. In addition, they are sold in America and China.
Both in Maasland and in Roosendaal Gebr. Valstar has a company of approx. 5 hectares. Both companies are very modern and well equipped for the cultivation of houseplants. Automation and logistics have been largely implemented. As a result, human hands are no longer needed to carry out cultivation operations in the greenhouse. The company has an ingenious camera system for the sorting process. This allows for an optimal quality and uniformity. Gebr Valstar focuses on corporate social responsibility in the areas of environmental/waste, energy, crop protection products, fertilisers and nature management, in a way that makes it possible to incorporate it in a responsible and practical way within the business operations.