Sakata Seed acquires the floricultural division of L.Dæhnfeldt A/S (Denmark).

Sakata Seed reached an agreement with major European nursery company L.Dæhnfeldt A/S, to acquire the latter's floricultural division and two subsidiaries, and concluded an agreement on July 11, 2003. Because of this, our company, already holding the world's top share in the pansies and lisianthus markets, secured primary market share for both primulas and flower-pot gerberas as well.