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.

Sakata Seed America Launches CEA-Focused Website; Highlights Extensive Portfolio

February 24, 2022 Sakata Seed America

Sakata Seed America has officially launched, a comprehensive website detailing specifics of Sakata’s CEA product offerings.

Sakata Seed America Welcomes John Lindbo as Senior Biotechnology Manager

January 20, 2022 Sakata Seed America

As Senior Biotechnology Manager, John will be responsible for the management of the biotechnology team, which includes Marker Assisted Selection, Marker Discovery, and a new tissue culture lab for developing di-haploid lines in multiple crops.

Sakata Seed America Announces Sale of Carrot Program to Illinois Foundation Seeds, Inc.

December 6, 2021 Sakata Seed America

Sakata Seed America has officially signed an agreement finalizing the sale of its carrot breeding program to long-standing corporate partner, Illinois Foundation Seeds, Inc., or IFSI. IFSI is an independent company delivering leading research, product development, licensing, and production for the seed industry’s sweet corn and field crops, and has partnered with Sakata Seed Corporation for many years on a number of crop breeding and production programs.

Sakata Seed America Announces Appointment of Eduardo Flores to Role of Chief Operations Officer

November 30, 2021 Sakata Seed America

Sakata Seed America announces the appointment of Eduardo Flores to the role of Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Sakata Seed America, effective November 29th, 2021. Ed will assume responsibility for all of Sakata’s logistics, operations and seed production activity in North/Central America, reporting to John Nelson, Executive Vice-president, and administratively to Dave Armstrong, President-CEO. Ed will be based in Sakata’s Morgan Hill, CA headquarters.