Over the past 100 years, the South African Seed Industry has evolved from a major contributor of
seed production into a highly competitive dynamic industry driven by meeting the demands of
people, the planet and profit.
In 1989, the South African National Seed Organization (SANSOR) was established to provide role
players in the local seed industry with a formal and strategic body to protect and further the
interests of the seed trade.
Today, 30 years later, we are proud of the role we have played and are continuing to play in the
global seed industry, specifically with regard to the following functions: