Van de Velde Aardappelen was founded in 1990 as a sole proprietorship by Marien van de Velde. From the Eggestraat in Nagele, the company has started importing, processing and exporting organic and ‘conventional’ potatoes. From 2006, Son Kees has joined the company and the BV started. In 2017 daughter Anneleen came into the family business. Anneleen mainly focuses on the administrative activities of the company.
Since 2017, van de Velde Organic Potatoes BV has also become part of the company. This industry mainly focuses on the management of the Organic potato pool, the NBA.