Since October 2001, the representatives from many companies, wholesalers and retailers in Thailand had been gathered for the common proposal to develop and strengthen Thai seed business. Consequently September 30, 2002, Thai Seed Trade Association (THASTA) was established by Mr.Manas Chiaravanond as the first president with 29 Executive Committee Members, and registered to be the association in Thailand by Ministry of Commercial.

After that the THASTA Executive Committee had been planned to organize the grand opening ceremony on November 8, 2002 at Rama Gardens Hotel, Bangkok in the aim of publicize our association. There are many participants such as the representatives from government and public companies, the wholesalers, the retailers and the mass-com.