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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Tsogo Alumni Society Career Day

On the 17 March 2017, Sakata Seeds Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (represented by Omphile Sehoole, Turf Division Specialist) was invited to the 8th Career Expo hosted at Tsogo Secondary School.  Learners of the school were exposed to a whole new world of agriculture and...

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Sakata hybrids show their strength in Kenya

Once again Sakata’s hybrids impressed farmers at a Farmers Day that was held on 22 March 2017 in the Loitokitok region, in the south-eastern parts of Kenya.  Daytona, Sakata’s F1 Hybrid watermelon, looked excellent in the field and farmers could not be more impressed...

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Sakata’s Sunpatiens®

Sun or shade, rain or shine, Sunpatiens® provide amazing Flower Power! Available at the following distributors: Florex and San Michell  

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