2019 Agricultural Career Fair at UP

2019 Agricultural Career Fair at UP

Attracting youth to the agricultural sector is a major focus of the annual Agricultural Career Fair that was held in September 2019 at the University of Pretoria. Energetic young Sakata employees with a real passion for agriculture manned the Sakata stand.  They had...
Butternut Information Day – Robertson, Western Cape

Butternut Information Day – Robertson, Western Cape

With Sakata’s slogan of “Quality, Reliability and Service” it will always be one of our top priorities to keep vegetable producers up to date with relevant information regarding our industry.  Sometimes we will also join forces with external experts in specific fields...
In celebration of Women’s Day

In celebration of Women’s Day

In celebration of Women’s Day today we would like to feature one of our female growers of whom we are very proud. Greet Tijssen is a vegetable farmer based on the outskirts of Gauteng. The crops that she produces on the farm includes cucumbers, peppers, lettuce and...
Dulce Nectar at Adelaide Boerdery, Nwanedi

Dulce Nectar at Adelaide Boerdery, Nwanedi

Dulce Nectar is a Honeydew type melon.  Due to its large size and vigorous plants, the variety is suitable for planting through winter in frost free areas.  These pictures were taken at Adelaide Boerdery in the Nwanedi region in Limpopo.  They were extremely happy...
Grandslam

Grandslam

One of the most reliable varieties in the Sakata cabbage range, has once again proven its worth in this season. On these photos John Griffiths can be seen in one of his Grandslam fields just before harvest. This variety is still one of the sweetest cabbage varieties...
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,...