ARDA is cognizant of its role in the country hence it ventured into Seeds Development Sector to cater for the ever growing demand for seed by the Farmers. ARDA Seeds (Pvt) Ltd was formed in 2002 as a Department within the ARDA Group. In August 2007, ARDA Seeds was successfully registered as a Private Limited Company, wholly owned Subsidiary of ARDA.

ARDA Seeds (Private) Limited produces and markets a number of seed crops including Maize (hybrid and OPV), Potatoes, Wheat, Sorghum, Millets, Soyabeans, Sunflower, Cowpeas, Dry Beans, Groundnuts and Bambaranuts.  Most of the seed crops were bred and/or released by the Crop Breeding Institute (CBI) under the Department of Research and Specialist Services (DR&SS), Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development of Zimbabwe.  It also produces and markets Hybrid Maize Dwarf Varieties bred by the African Centre for Fertilizer Development (ACFD).