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and animal feed industries.
on October 19, 2009

Farmland Foods celebrates 50th anniversary

Pork producer is a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc.

Kansas City, Mo.-based pork producer, Farmland Foods, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in the pork business, according to reports. It started with the 1959 acquisition of a pork plant in Iowa.

Farmland Foods now employs about 9,000 people in several locations and earns US$3 billion in revenue each year.

The business is a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc.

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