Today, this subtle, rebellious spirit of her residents still lies under the surface as young families forsake the ubiquitous surroundings of large, suburban cities for a slower pace of life. Never has it been more evident with the majority of growth realized by self-made, multi generational companies and world-class corporations who call Jones County home.
Incorporated in 1955 with the initial public offering presented in 1987, Sanderson Farms, Inc. is a fully integrated poultry processing company engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken and other prepared food items. The common shares of Sanderson Farms, Inc. are traded on the NASDAQ market under the symbol SAFM.
Sanderson Farms is special. We are a successful, growing, publicly-held company, respected in the communities in which we live and the industries of which we are a part. Our dedicated team of caring individuals treats all persons with absolute respect and integrity. People in our organization are devoted to the success of their associates in fulfilling their chosen potential in all aspects of life. Our primary responsibility is to maximize shareholder value. Our hallmarks are quality products, responsiveness to customer needs, superior achievement, prudent growth and successful people.