Logistics service provider for fruit, vegetables, (sweet) potatoes, and flower bulbs.

Varekamp Coldstores has been the logistics service provider for fresh products for more than 70 years. Thanks to our strategic location at the Agri Business Centre Westland, near the port of Rotterdam and Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, we can guarantee fast and careful storage and delivery of fresh products. 

Our history 

Varekamp Coldstores was founded in 1953 in ‘s-Gravenzande as a family business for the refrigerated storage of grapes, grown in the Westland horticultural region. In 2001, Varekamp relocated to its current location at the Agri Business Centre Westland in Poeldijk. At the beginning of 2022, Varekamp Coldstores Holland B.V. (VCH) was acquired by Europe Retail Packing B.V. (ERP) from Nowee Fresh Logistics B.V., Willem Nowee, managing director for the last 20 years.  

A joint effort with Europe Retail Packing 

Europe Retail Packing (ERP) has been the leading packaging specialist for importers and exporters of fresh products for 20 years. ERP processes fruit and vegetables at five locations in the Netherlands, with more than 60 production lines, ripening cells and advanced sorting machines. Product specialists advise you on the best packaging solution for products, based on food kilometres. Europe Retail Packing specialises in packaging and sorting sweet potatoes, citrus fruits, blueberries, grapes, fresh herbs, fine vegetables, exotics and greenhouse vegetables. 

As a combination - Varekamp Coldstores and Europe Retail Packing - we offer a full-service solution. You take care of the marketing, we do the logistics. 


With our QA department we do everything we can to meet the requirements of our customers and their customers. We believe food safety is important and is the basis for a fresh product. Only then can we guarantee the quality of our customers’ products.  


Our pride

Pallet locations
Packaging machines
Ripening cells
Aweta Automatic sorting lines

Providing a full-service solution 

We take care of the entire logistics process, from port to consumer. This way, we ensure you can focus on the rest of the business. We are always up to date with the latest developments in the logistics and fresh produce industry. 

Partnership: together we can! 

As a company with a passion for the fresh produce industry, we regard our customers as partners. Together we come up with good solutions, always suitable for your company and product. 

A flexible service and reliable delivery 

Thanks to our (digital) systems, you have real-time insight into the data of your shipment. And of course, we believe transparent communication is important. A single point of contact is one of our core values and with good reason. It ensures we can serve our customers quickly and flexibly.