A history of values


We always want to be the kind of company that remembers its heritage. My grandfather began the business with a focus on hard work, honesty, and family. As Sanderson Farms continues to grow, these values will always be a large part of our story.

Joe Frank Sanderson, Jr.
Our History

Get To Know Some of our Family Farmers

Sanderson Farms chicken is grown by more than 1,000 family farmers across the Southeast. Most chicken is processed, packaged, and shipped the same day to ensure quality and freshness.

Family Farmers

Investing In The Future

Committed to creating better lives for our people, we currently contract with over 1,000 family farmers and employ over 17,000 people, with plans to continue growing our Sanderson Farms family.

1,000+ Independent family farmers

17,000+ Production and processing employees

400+ Corporate Employees


We are especially proud of the dedicated work of our employees, growers, and partners who support our ability to produce and deliver safe, quality chicken products to our customers and consumers.


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