Award applicants were rated in several categories including litter management, nutrient management, community involvement, wildlife enhancement techniques and participation in education or outreach programs
Wayne Farms CEO Clint Rivers will lead the new poultry business.
August 9, 2021
Cargill, Continental Grain Company, and Sanderson Farms have reached a definitive agreement for a joint venture between Cargill and Continental Grain to acquire Sanderson Farms for $203 per share in cash, representing a total equity value for Sanderson Farms of $4.53 billion. The purchase price represents a 30.3% premium to Sanderson Farms’ unaffected share price of $155.74 on June 18, 2021, the last full trading day prior to media speculation about the potential sale of Sanderson Farms; a 22.8% premium to the Sanderson Farms 30-day volume weighted average price as of June 18, 2021, and a 15.2% premium to the all-time high share price as of June 18, 2021. Upon completion of the transaction, Cargill and Continental Grain will combine Sanderson Farms with Wayne Farms, a subsidiary of Continental Grain, to form a new, privately held poultry business.
Staff will receive $1 an hour extra for each hour worked, contingent on perfect attendance for the week.
March 31, 2020
Sanderson Farms announced it has implemented a temporary weekly attendance bonus for the Company’s employees in an amount equivalent to $1.00 an hour for each hour worked. The bonus payment commenced Monday, March 30, 2020, and will end Friday, June 26, 2020. Employees must have perfect attendance during the week in order to earn the bonus. The attendance bonus is applicable to all hourly positions, including new hires.
As COVID-19 continues to impact our daily lives, we are committed to taking every precaution necessary to keep you, our employees, and the communities in which we operate healthy and safe. While there are no known signs that COVID-19 is transferable through food or food packaging, we share global concerns over the spread and impact of the virus.
Tom Hayes is stepping down from his role as president and CEO of Tyson Foods for personal reasons, Welch's CEO announces retirement and more personnel announcements in the cold food and beverage industry.
House of Raeford Farms’ Teachey, N.C., facility was severely damaged by a fire in late February.
April 17, 2017
Sanderson Farms, Inc., Laurel, Mass., signed an agreement to continue processing chickens grown by House of Raeford Farms, Rose Hill, N.C., at Sanderson Farms’ St. Pauls, N.C., poultry processing facility.
At full capacity, the complex will employ approximately 1,700 people, will require 80 contract growers and will be equipped to process and sell approximately 375 million pounds of dressed poultry meat annually at full production.
March 16, 2017
Sanderson Farms, Inc., Laurel, Miss., announced that sites located in Smith and Wood Counties, Texas, have been tentatively selected for construction of a new feed mill, hatchery, poultry processing plant and wastewater treatment facility.