You are a processing company Selecting vegetable varieties for efficient processing

You are always on the lookout for the best vegetable varieties to meet your requirements to guarantee quality, quantity, efficiency and traceability. Sakata provides you with a range of broccoli, squash, cauliflower – among others – that set standards in the sector.

Vegetables for processing: discover leader varieties

Consistency in both
quantity and quality

Sakata Parthenon F1 is the European reference for processing
Sakata Parthenon F1 is the European reference for processing
Sakata is a leader in broccoli
Sakata Parthenon F1 is a high-performing and uniform broccoli variety

You need a consistent product with reliable yield and stable quality to meet your specifications.

Sakata creates productive vegetable varieties presenting steady agronomic traits in terms of shape, colour, taste, nutritional content, etc.

Among Sakata’s varieties, here are some of the market references for processing:

  • Parthenon F1 and Naxos F1, two high-yield broccoli varieties with uniform product size and easy floretting.

Vegetable varieties
tailored for processing

You are looking for vegetables that can easily undergo each step of your processes: peeling, slicing, dicing, floretting, heating, freezing, etc.

Sakata offers varieties that have a uniform shape, firm flesh and attractive colours. Some of these varieties are:

  • Atlas F1 and Pluto F1, two varieties of butternut squash with a uniform cylindrical shape, a small seed cavity, firm flesh and a rich, attractive orange colour.
  • Berlin F1, a cauliflower with a big, compact head ideal for the frozen market.
Sakata Atlas F1, an ideal butternut squash for processing
Sakata Atlas F1, a uniform cylindrical shape and a small seed cavity ideal for processing
Sakata Berlin F1, big compact heads are ideal for the frozen market
Sakata Berlin F1, big compact heads are ideal for the frozen market

Year-round
availability

Sakata Crunchy King F1 is perfect for year-round processing
Sakata Crunchy King F1 is perfect for year-round processing

Your production lines operate all year round.To support your continuous activity, Sakata develops vegetable variety ranges that cover a long production season (from early to late plantings).

Guaranteeing continuous activity all year round also means guaranteeing uninterrupted availability of seeds: that’s why Sakata produces seeds in both hemispheres.

Among Sakata’s varieties with year-round availability you can find:

  • Crunchy King F1, a red radish cultivated over the summer in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, and during winter in Spain, Morocco and Senegal.

Transport
and storage

To minimise discard and reduce waste, you need vegetable varieties that keep their freshness.

Sakata’s varieties designed for food manufacturing meet these requirements during transportation, storage, and processing (cutting, canning, freezing, drying, packaging, etc.).

Processing of vegetables: varieties that withstand all processing stages
Vegetable varieties created by Sakata to withstand food processing stages
Processing of vegetables: traceability guaranteed back to the seed producer
Traceability is guaranteed back to the seed producer

Traceability

Food traceability is an important element of your business.

You need to be able to follow the movement of the produce you process through all stages of the production chain, both upstream and downstream.

Sakata respects quality control (genetic purity, germination rate, pests and disease) and can help you guarantee traceability back to the seed producer.

Ethics
and sustainability

You need suitable vegetables for processing, but you are also looking for suppliers who care about ethics and sustainability.

Sakata invests in breeding to develop sustainable varieties (drought tolerance, disease resistance, etc.) and guarantees ethical business practices (human rights policy, sustainable policy, etc.).

Vegetables for processing: sustainable varieties and ethical practices
Vegetables for processing: Sakata is committed to ethical practices
Vegetables for processing: Sakata is committed to ethical practices
Vegetables for processing: Sakata is committed to ethical practices

Ready to select the best
vegetable varieties for processing?
Whatever your food processing activity, the Sakata team can provide support and guidance by listening to your specific needs to select the best varieties for you and by connecting you with local teams and growers.

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