D.R. Sanderson opens a family supply store to help local farmers get the highest quality feed, seed, and fertilizer. Our passion to serve the local community has always been our driving force.
MOVING ON UP
Sanderson Brothers” incorporates and becomes “Sanderson Brothers Farms.” Who could have guessed that in time we would grow into the only Fortune 1000 company headquartered in the State of Mississippi.
A New Dawn For Sanderson
Sanderson Farms, Inc., forms and the Miss Goldy trade name is adopted from a small-town farm supply business to an official poultry supplier.
At Your Service
Sanderson Farms expands and acquires a prepared foods plant, National Prepared Foods, in Flowood, MS. Controlling every aspect of our operation has helped us be the most efficient company we could be.
Sanderson Goes Public
Marking yet another milestone for the company, Sanderson Farms goes public. It’s a momentous event for the business as stock trades on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol SAFM.
Keeping The Family Ties
Joe F. Sanderson, Jr. is named president of the company and representing the third generation of Sandersons to take the leadership role. To this day, Joe continues the legacy of quality and integrity that his grandfather established 70 years ago.
We kick off the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It’s one of the many ways Sanderson invests in the community, and it is a cause we are committed to well into the future.
A Good Place to Grow
Sanderson Farms is named among America’s Best Employers by Forbes Magazine.