Company Profile

Gova luchtfoto

Gova 1950

Gova bv is a true family business. It was founded in 1931 by Charles Goossens sr. as a nursery for fruits and vegetables and later, Harry Goossens led the company, together with his wife Nelly van Aert. They changed the company’s core business to a pot plant nursery and in 1979, they began to cultivate bay laurel plants. Since then, Charl and Jack Goossens have taken over the company. Gova is now completely specialised in the cultivation of Laurus nobilis. Thanks to our surface area of approximately 25ha, we are the largest bay laurel specialist in Europe.

We would like to keep you informed about our products and especially about how we can help you to place these in the market. We do our best to create an optimum sales position for you so that you, or your customer, will be able to stand out from your/their competitors. We can give our products a custom look and feel, tailored to any customer. This is our unique selling point! For more information, please go to the Sales Concepts page


Our total range is fairly extensive. Even though we only cultivate one product, Laurus nobilis, we strive to provide our clients with a complete package.
The basic range naturally consists of bay laurel for in the kitchen, as well as the classic “standard” and “pyramid”. There are also other unique shapes and exclusive sizes available. For more information, please look under the heading “Assortment”.

In order to make things easier for you and your customers and to help you choose from our complete range, we have put together a number of mixed trolleys. These mixes are available in various themed packages. For more information, please go to the Sales Concepts page.

Jack & Charl Goossens

Jack & Charl Goossens

We would be happy to answer your questions.

Jack and Charl Goossens