Other Awards

Introducing some of the greatly honoring awards and medals awarded for individual and corporate activities. Also introducing the awards won in contests and international horticulture exhibitions.

All-America Selections Medallion of Honor Medallion (Shunichiro Suda, Senior Managing Director at the time)

All-America Selections Medallion of Honor Medallion (Takeo Sakata,The founder)

Floriade Memorabilia

Lisianthus Solo series

Lisianthus AMBER double series

Individuals

2019

  • Award Winner: Kazutoshi Mori, Noboru Sase (representative of Sase Farm), Shingo Horiuchi, Akira Nishio
    Winning Entry: Development of Lisianthus with excellent shelf life and transportability.
    Evaluation of deformed pistils (AMBER double series) and pollen free (Solo series)
    Awarding Body: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Public Interest Incorporated Association Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries / Food Industry Technology Promotion Association
    Award:
    ・2019 (the 20th) Commendation for Persons Achieving Research and Development in the Private Sector
    ・Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister's Award
    ・Horticultural Achievement Award

2017

  • Award Winner: Hiroshi Sakata (President)
    Awarding Body: The Decoration Bureau of the Cabinet Office
    Award: Medal with Yellow Ribbon

2016

  • Award Winner: Hiroshi Sakata (President)
    Awarding Body: The Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry of France
    Award: Order of Agricultural Merit, Chevalier (L'ordre du Mérite Agricole, Chevalier)

2008

  • Award Winner: Masao Bessyo
    Awarding Body: All-America Selections
    Award: All-America Selections Breeder's Cup

2005

  • Award Winner: Shunichiro Suda (Senior Managing Director at the time)
    Awarding Body: All-America Selections
    Award: All-America Selections Medallion of Honor

2002

  • Award Winner: Hideo Takahashi (President at the time)
    Awarding Body: The Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry of France
    Award: Order of Agricultural Merit, Officier (L’Ordre Mérit Agricole, Officier)

1965

  • Award Winner: Takeo Sakata (The founder)
    Awarding Body: All-America Selections
    Award: All-America Selections Medallion of Honor

Activities

2008

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Awarding Body: The Invest in France Agency
    Award: 2008 the 5th Invest in France Agency Award

Contests/International Horticultural Exhibitions

2022

  • Winning Entry: Lisianthus Rosita 3 Pure White
    Award: International Horticultural Exhibition 2022 Almere (The Floriade 2022) Lisianthus Category Golden Award

2012

  • Winning Entry: Lisianthus SM0-1065(Winning Entry: Fours Fours White)
    Award: International Horticultural Exhibition 2012 Venlo (The Floriade 2012) Lisianthus Category First Award (Top Award)

  • Winning Entry: Lisianthus Rosanne Green
    Award: Awarded the New2Market Award at Horti Fair 2012 (Holland) Interpolis Quality Cup Variety Contest

2008

  • Winning Entry: SunPatiens
    Award: Society of American Florists (SAF) (USA) Top Award

  • Winning Entry: SunPatiens
    Award : Four Oaks Trade Show (England) Top Award

2006

  • Winning Entry: SunPatiens
    Awarding Body: Euroflora
    Award:
    Euroflora, Top Award, Bedding plants performance
    Euroflora, The Superior Overseas Breeding Variety Award
    Euroflora, The Superior Variety in the Impatiens Category

  • Winning Entry: Petunia Explorer
    Awarding Body: Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)
    Award Winner: Award of Garden Merit

2004

  • Award: World Horticulture Fair (Holland), Best Lisianthus Exhibition Award

2002

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Winning Entry: Lisianthus grandiflorum Cute Blue Piicoty
    Award: International Horticultural Expo 2002 (The Floriade 2002 in Haarlemmermeer) : Keurings Commissie (FKC) Gold

2000

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation, Japan Seed Trade Association
    Winning Entry:
    ・Lisianthus Cute Snow
    ・Gerbera Lavender pink Lind
    Awarding Body: International Gardening and Landscaping Exhibition “Japan Flora 2000, Japanese Committee”
    Award: Japan Flora 2000, International Gardening and Landscaping Exhibition, Greenhouse Cut flower, Gold Medal

  • Winning Entry: Osteospermum
    Award: Japan Flora 2000, International Gardening and Landscaping Exhibition Bedding plants, Merit Award

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Awarding Body: Organizing Committee of the World Flower Exhibition Koyang (General Incorporated Association), Korea
    Award: World Flower Exhibition Koyang, Korea 2000 (WFEK2000) Enterprise Award

1993

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Award: International Garden Ausstellung (IGA) Gold

1992

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Europe B.V.
    Winning Entry:
    ・Eustoma “Grandiflorum Echo Pure White”
    ・Eustoma Grandiflorum Heidi Apricot
    ・Eustoma Grandiflorum Echo Blue Picotee
    ・Eustoma Grandiflorum Heidi Pink Rim
    Award: Hague Zoetermeer International Horticultural Expo 1992 (The Floriade 1992): (The Floriade 1992): Kleurensymphonie Gold

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Europe B.V.
    Winning Entry:Viola Crystal Bowl Purple
    Award: Hague Zoetermeer International Horticultural Expo 1992 (The Floriade 1992): Violen in de Bloemenloper Gold

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Europe B.V.
    Winning Entry:Petunia Hulahoop Velvet
    Award: Hague Zoetermeer International Horticultural Expo 1992 (The Floriade 1992): Bomen.Groen.Leven Gold

1987

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Winning Entry: Carnation Lillipot Scarlet
    Awarding Body: BUNDESGARTENSCHAU DUSSELDORF
    Award: Gold

1975

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Awarding Body: ZENTRALVERBAND GARTENBAU
    Award: Gold

1964

  • Award Winner: Sakata Seed Corporation
    Winning Entry:
    ・Petunia White Harmony
    ・Petunia Gesamtsortiment
    Awarding Body: WIENER INTERNATIONALEN GARTENSCHAU
    Award: Gold

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