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Nothern Cape Onion Producers Association

Nothern Cape Onion Producers Association

The Northern Cape Onion Producers Association held their annual information day in Kimberley. The Sakata team once again attended the day and shared in the information. Ayoba is one of the most popular intermediate day onion varieties in the Northern Cape and Sakata...

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BBV Boerdery – Sensei

BBV Boerdery – Sensei

Sensei is a very early maturing Crimson Sweet watermelon hybrid with unbeatable internal quality, colour, and flavour. These photos were taken at BBV Boerdery near Citrusdal, Western Cape. Gawie Smit, the owner of the farm, was very happy with the yield that he...

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Optima – Namibia

Optima – Namibia

Hagen Horsthemke (son of Wolfie Horsthemke) is a proud vegetable producer in Namibia.  On their farm Eahero, they cultivate, amongst other things, watermelon, butternut, pumpkin, and cabbage. What can be seen in these pictures are their Optima cabbage fields, almost...

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Curro Monaghan – Veggie Garden

Curro Monaghan – Veggie Garden

Curro Monaghan in Lanseria has their very own veggie garden filled with Sakata varieties. The kids maintain the garden themselves and with their hard work and passion they were able to serve their very first harvest of spinach for lunch. We are very proud of this...

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Education at Opkyk Pathways

Education at Opkyk Pathways

Opkyk Pathways Therapy and Educational Center, (a non-profit Article 21 Company) and PBO is a stimulation and educational center, in Brits, North-West, South Africa, with a calling to accommodate children and young adults with various disabilities and learning...

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Field day – Zimbabwe

Field day – Zimbabwe

National Tested Seed, one of Sakata Seed’s distributors in Zimbabwe hosted a field day in Harare for the vegetable producers in the area.  Members of the Sakata product development team contributed to the day by sharing their knowledge on vegetable production as well...

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#RWC Celebrations

#RWC Celebrations

Sakata Seed Southern Africa took part in the national celebrations that united South Africa when the ‘Springboks’ won the Rugby World Cup. Our company had our very own internal braai at Head office in honor of the boys who played their hearts out for their country. We...

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The Optimum 27th Meiringspoort Marathon

The Optimum 27th Meiringspoort Marathon

On the weekend of the 12th of October Sakata Seed Southern Africa formed part of one of the most beautiful marathons in the country. Right in the heart of our production area, Oudtshoorn, the Sakata production team sponsored a water stop for all the athletes that took...

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Nwanedi Farmers workshop – Tshipise

Nwanedi Farmers workshop – Tshipise

Sakata Seed joined forces with Riverside Nursery and P&A Seedlings to take part in a Farmers workshop at Tshipise a Forever Resort. Our Sakata team traveled 1028 kilometers over 2 days to present at this workshop and to educate and interact with the farmers in the...

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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...

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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...

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