New pepper Cherokee* is now available

New pepper Cherokee* is now available

Sakata recently launched a brand new F1 Hybrid sweet pepper variety that produces high quality fruit in the open field, called Cherokee*.  Cherokee* produces medium-large sized fruit with a smooth surface, shallow shoulders and turns bright red when it ripens. The...
Falcon beats the summer heat

Falcon beats the summer heat

Beet, Falcon has spread its wings over the past few months to proof once again why this is Sakata’s number one summer variety.  This picture of Falcon was taken in the Brits area, well-known for its very hot summer temperatures.  Falcon is an excellent choice for...
Carrot, Carvora* is taking the market by storm

Carrot, Carvora* is taking the market by storm

Carvora* has only recently been launched by Sakata and already this carrot has built up a reputation for itself.  Carvora* has proofed itself again and again and is extremely versatile, as it is suitable for bunching, processing and due to its cylindrical shape and...
New tomato Nerine*

New tomato Nerine*

Tomato Nerine* is an indeterminate salad tomato from Sakata’s local tomato breeding programme.  Nerine* has very good fruit quality, uniform fruit size and a very good disease package.  Nerine* performed very well during winter production in greenhouse production...
Sakata hosts a Brassica and Irrigation day in George

Sakata hosts a Brassica and Irrigation day in George

At the beginning of August Sakata hosted a Brassica and Irrigation Information day in the lovely town of George in the Eastern Cape.  The well-known irrigation specialist, Chris Barnard was the guest speaker at this event and gave a whole workshop on everything that a...