About Us

Headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi, Sanderson Farms is a Fortune 1000 company engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken and other prepared food items. Incorporated in 1955 with the initial public offering presented in 1987, common shares of Sanderson Farms, Inc. are traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol SAFM. Sanderson Farms, Inc. maximizes stockholder value by being a successful producer and marketer of high quality food products and providing superior service to the food industry.

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Board of Directors

Our board, Chaired by CEO Joe F. Sanderson, Jr., is committed to leading the company with the same values – honesty, integrity and innovation – that were established in 1947 when the Sanderson family founded the company. Meet our passionate, dedicated Board of Directors.

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Human Rights

Respect for the inherent dignity, equality and worth of every human being has been a core value at Sanderson Farms since our founding in 1947.

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Giving Back

Giving is not just a culture at Sanderson Farms, it is a way of life, or simply put, a way of conducting business. We are committed to being a good steward and partner to the communities in which we operate.

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Export Information

We are proud to export our high-quality, 100% Natural chicken to hungry people all across the globe.

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