Henk van DalenAt the 24th High Times Cannabis Cup  Henk van Dalen was the first recipient of the Dutch Masters Award 2011. This is an award given by High Times to those who have made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the cannabis community.

It was in 1973 that Henk Van Dalen, founder of Dutch Passion, in his own words, put his “first plants in the ground”. Fourteen years later in 1987 het started Dutch Passion, one of the first Dutch seed banks in the world. And in 1997 Dutch Passion was the first seed company to  introduce feminized seeds to the market.