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By constantly improving our seed scientifically and supplying excellent expert support to farmers, we want to ensure that we continuously provide the best product quality, consistency, diversity and nutritional value.

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Sakata shows Passion at AFSTA 2019

Sakata shows Passion at AFSTA 2019

Once a year an African country hosts a congress for AFSTA, the African Seed Trade Association, inviting members and key stakeholders to discuss global seed issues, network and discover investment opportunities. This year Kenya hosted the event in Mombasa where 430...

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Brassica Information Day – Boston, KwaZulu Natal

Brassica Information Day – Boston, KwaZulu Natal

McDonalds Seeds, Sakata’s distributor in KwaZulu Natal hosted a Brassica Information Day in Boston, KwaZulu Natal during the month of February 2019.  Within the past 4 years McDonalds Seeds in collaboration with Sakata has put a lot of work and effort into identifying...

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Ares* Broccoli – Success Story

Ares* Broccoli – Success Story

Ginger McKenzie, from Boston in KwaZulu Natal, is one of many farmers in South Africa that will be including Ares* broccoli in his planting programme from this season onwards.  Over the past few seasons many trials have been done, that focused specifically on...

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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...

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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...

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