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on September 13, 2010

Maxwell Farms partners with Seaboard Corp. to purchase Butterball

Companies to buy out minority owner Murphy-Brown

Maxwell Farms LLC, the majority owner of Butterball LLC, is partnering with Seaboard Corporation to purchase the remaining shares of Butterball from minority owner Murphy-Brown LLC.

The companies' purchase is expected to be finalized in December. "We are pleased to be partnering with Seaboard and moving forward as the buyer of Butterball," said Walter Pelletier, president of Maxwell Farms. "We are confident the partnership will be mutually beneficial for both companies."

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