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on June 6, 2019

Sanderson: High steel prices deter plant construction

Poultry company wants to build another plant, but tariffs on steel make now a bad time to do so

Construction of new poultry complexes has been central to Sanderson Farms’ growth strategy during recent years. However, current steel prices can be a deterrent to construction of new facilities, CEO Joe F. Sanderson Jr. said.

Speaking during the 2019 Baird Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference on June 5, Sanderson…

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