Sakata Seed America Announces the Appointment of Bill McCarthy as Director of R&D

June 20, 2022 Sakata Seed America

Sakata Seed America, Inc. has appointed William (Bill) McCarthy as Director of R&D. Bill assumes the role from Jeff Zischke, who is retiring after 32 years with Sakata in roles as Tomato Breeder, Global Product Manager and Senior Director of R&D.

Sakata Seed America Announces Infrastructure Expansion in Major California Growing Regions; Plans to Relocate Headquarters to Woodland in 2024

June 17, 2022 Sakata Seed America

Since 1988, Sakata Seed America has operated its North American headquarters in Morgan Hill, California. The company recently initiated plans to relocate its headquarters, including all operations and personnel functions, to its 219-acre site in Woodland, California by late 2024.

Applications Now Available for Therapeutic Garden Grants

April 18, 2022 National Garden Bureau

National Garden Bureau, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America are uniting to provide $5,000 in grant money for three well-deserving Therapeutic Gardens in North America. In addition, Corona Tools will generously provide a set of quality gardening tools to each of the three winning therapeutic gardens.

Sakata Seed America Announces Opening of New, Permanent Lettuce Distribution Facility in Marina, CA; Appoints New Lettuce Product Manager

March 14, 2022 Sakata Seed America

Sakata Seed America is solidifying its leadership position in the lettuce category, announcing a new, permanent Lettuce Distribution Facility and appointing a new Lettuce Product Manager, all within the past few weeks.

Sakata Seed America Announces Expansion in Culiacan, Mexico with ‘Culiacan Innovation Center’

March 4, 2022 Sakata Seed America

Sakata Seed America has announced the next milestone in the company’s continued infrastructure expansion. The prominent seed leader recently finalized the purchase of 14 hectares (35.6 acres) of land in Culiacan, Mexico. The land and facilities have been leased by Sakata Seed for the past 3 years. Significant growth in the region led to the decision to secure a permanent location in Culiacan – home to many global seed breeding companies.