We offer products and services that contribute to the improvement of the lifestyle and culture of people from various regions while respecting the culture and nature of their region.
The founder had the vision to contribute to improving people's lifestyles around the world through offering high-quality products and services. SAKATA Group has upheld this vision up to this day and has expanded its business globally. We will continue to offer flower and vegetable seeds and plants that contribute to problem-solving in the agriculture and horticulture business and to its sustainable development in various regions while understanding and respecting the reality—the culture, values, and taste preference—of each region. Also, by offering comprehensive proposals not only for cultivation techniques but also for other aspects, such as lifestyle, we will continue to deliver joy and nutrition to the world as a leading seed company in the global seed industry.
SAKATA Group’s Business Management System
At SAKATA Group, we divide the world into four regions; Asia/Oceania, North & Central America, South America, and Europe Middle East/Africa. We strive to manage each region appropriately.
Sakata Seed Corporation—The Roles of the Headquarters
The functions of the headquarters are directing SAKATA Group and the Asia/Oceania region, and functioning as one of the operating companies in Japan.
Directing SAKATA Group (Sakata Seed Corporation and its subsidiaries)
Regional directing companies are placed to supervise each of the three regions; North & Central America, South America, and Europe/Middle East/Africa. Sakata Seed Corporation and the regional directing companies discuss management issues and aim to optimize the entire group.
Directing Asia/Oceania region
Sakata Seed Corporation directly supervises the Asia/Oceania region. It discusses business strategies with affiliate subsidiaries in the Asia/Oceania region.
Functioning as an operating company in Japan and supervising domestic subsidiaries
In addition to functioning as an operating company in Japan, Sakata Seed Corporation also supervises domestic subsidiaries.
SAKATA Group's Main Businesses
At SAKATA Group, our mission is to nourish the body and soul of people around the world through flower and vegetable seeds and plants. We work on developing valuable products that are original to SAKATA. We sell products, such as vegetable seeds, flower seeds, bulbs, plants, as well as agricultural and horticultural supplies.
Domestic wholesale business
We produce and procure products, such as vegetable seeds, flower seeds, bulbs, plants, as well as agricultural and horticultural supplies, and domestically sell them in bulk to seed companies, etc.
Overseas wholesale business
We produce and procure products, such as vegetable seeds, flower seeds, bulbs, plants, as well as agricultural and horticultural supplies, and internationally sell them in bulk to seed companies, etc.
Retail business (Sakata Seed Corporation）
We procure products oriented toward gardening hobbyists and sell them to domestic home centers. We also sell these products online and in our directly-managed gardening stores.
Other businesses（Sakata Seed Corporation, Sakata Techno Service Co., Ltd., Taneto Farm Co., Ltd., Sakata Green Service Co., Ltd.）
We execute and manage landscaping for public and private offices, dispatch temporary staff, produce, process, and sell agricultural products, and undertake research and development tasks.