July 25, 2014 10:26 AM ET

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Company Overview of J. R. Simplot Company

Company Overview

J. R. Simplot Company engages in food processing, fertilizer manufacturing, agriculture, and related businesses in the United States, Canada, China, Mexico, and Australia. Its products include animal feed, feed ingredients, agricultural fertilizers, turf fertilizers, herbicides and combinations, spreaders, tees, greens, seeds, and grass. The company offers food products, such as avocado, fruits, potatoes, vegetables, vegetable blends, French fries, and potato products; and industrial products, which include sulfuric acids, phosphoric acids, anhydrous ammonia, nitric acid, and sulfate, as well as silica. Its services also include animal health and nutritional programs, construction, and crop ...

999 Main Street

Suite 1300

Boise, ID 83702

United States

Founded in 1923





Key Executives for J. R. Simplot Company

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 60
Chairman of the Board and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 67
President of Agribusiness Group
Vice President and Treasurer
Director and Member of Executive Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

J. R. Simplot Company Key Developments

J.R. Simplot Co. to Close Nampa Plant in April

J.R. Simplot Co. will close its Nampa plant in April and lay off 189 hourly workers and up to 17 salaried employees. The closure is part of the Boise agribusiness company's plan announced in 2011 to close potato-processing plants in Nampa, Caldwell and Aberdeen (in southeast Idaho) and consolidate processing at a new plant being built in Caldwell. The Nampa plant, at 3704 N. Middleton Road, will close April 18, give or take 13 days, according to a letter to Mayor Bob Henry from Gene Gallegos, the plant's unit director. The letter is a formal notice Simplot provided under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.

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