There’s no doubt about which tractor is the most important when you visit Stora Ryftes, north-east of Visby. This is where ten tractors work together, of different sizes and different models.
"We have chosen Fendt all along mainly because they were so economical on fuel. Today we can see many more advantages,” says Yngve Andersson, owner and CEO at Ryftes Grönsaker AB. The family concern Ryftes Grönsaker cultivates, packages and sells a wide range of vegetables, including root vegetables, which are delivered all over the country. It was founded back in 1964, when Yngve Andersson started her agricultural business with nine hectares of farmland. Today Stora Ryftes consists of at least 900 hectares. Carrots, potatoes, onions, etc. are grown on 165 hectares, while around 670 hectares are used for growing cereals. The business has 45 workers employed the year round and a great many seasonal workers.