Sakata Seed president receives AAS Medallion of Honor
Sakata Seed has announced that its president Hiroshi Sakata received the All-America Selections (AAS) Medallion of Honor. The award ceremony took place at the Awards Banquet of the AAS Summer Summit held Sept. 6 in Vancouver, Canada.
AAS holds competitions for new varieties every year. The Medallion of Honor is awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the development of the gardening industry.
Sakata is the third member of Sakata Seed to receive the award, following founder Takeo Sakata and former senior managing director Shunichiro Suda.