Winter success

Winter success

In the freezing temperatures, we all like to snooze a little longer than usual, and so does plants. In winter, plants grow at a much slower rate than usual and that’s why it takes a good farmer and a favorable environment to produce good quality vegetable produce,...
Mandela Day 2019

Mandela Day 2019

In honour of the late former president of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, the United Nations has declared his birth date Nelson Mandela International Day in 2009.  Since 18 July 2010, Mandela Day is celebrated by people all over the world by getting...
2019 Annual Nampo Agricultural and Grain show

2019 Annual Nampo Agricultural and Grain show

Once again, the 2019 annual Nampo Agricultural and Grain show lived up and exceeded all expectations. SAKATA Seed were there, as always, to participate and share in the success of this phenomenal South African event. The vibrant SAKATA stall was manned by friendly,...
Elisa Butter Lettuce – A success story

Elisa Butter Lettuce – A success story

Elisa butter lettuce is a Sakata variety with a lot of growth and vigour. This is a photo of a satisfied Elisa grower based close to Alma, Limpopo. They cultivated this variety both indoors (shade net) and in the open field and were successful in both. Even though it...