Parthenon – a market leading broccoli

Parthenon once again showed why it is still one of the world’s leading broccoli varieties.  Parthenon’s excellent adaptability, reliability, quality and high yield potential make this variety the first choice for cool season production.  The exceptional...

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School Farm Project – Ghana

Sakata Seed Southern Africa is not only active within the borders of South Africa, but is touching life’s in countries as far as Ghana on the African continent. Sakata donated seeds to a School Farm Competition in Ghana where various schools compete...

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Merton* – the new kid on the block

Merton*, Sakata’s brand new cauliflower variety has shown outstanding performance in a demonstration trial that was done at Douglasvale Farm in the Eastern Cape.  It is important to note that Merton* is a warm season cauliflower and is suitable for spring, summer and...

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Parthenon delivers exceptional quality

Parthenon is well-known to broccoli producers for its exceptional quality and versatility.  Ruben Barnard, a vegetable producer in the George region, experienced just that when he recently harvested his broccoli, Parthenon field.  Parthenon is currently the industry...

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Nativa carrots for sweet success

Carrot Nativa is well known for its high quality, very uniform and smooth roots with its dark orange internal and external colour.  Anton Saaiman from Bainsvlei, Bloemfontein experienced these exact qualities when his Nativa crop were harvested in early May.  He also...

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Falcon have wings in the Free State

Falcon, one of Sakata’s outstanding beet varieties, shows its fantastic potential once again.  Lance de Villiers from Lamaine Boerdery in Bloemdal, Bloemfontein were very satisfied with the outstanding and uniform germination of his Falcon seed.  The end result speaks...

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Dew Crisp Vegetable Garden competition

Dew Crisp, well known as one of the leading providers of value-added salad products to the retail and food services industries recently held a vegetable garden competition for their farm workers situated at Dew Valley Farm in Bapsfontein.  Sakata jumped on board by...

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Making the world a better place for orphaned children

Sakata recently sponsored vegetable seeds to Katha Day Care Centre located in Katlehong.  The amazing ladies involved with this centre managed to create an awesome vegetable garden with the sponsored seeds.  Katha Day Care centre is an early childhood development...

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Casa Do Agricultor

Sakata’s product development team recently visited Mozambique to talk to key farmers about Sakata’s products and to give some technical advice on vegetable farming.  This is part of an aggressive drive by Tecap (Sakata’s distributor in Mozambique) to take distribution...

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