Our History

Seaboard Corporation is a unique company with a rich history dating back more than 100 years. Although the company has evolved over time through acquisitions, partnerships and internal growth, its roots are in grain and agriculturally derived products. Common to all our endeavors, we strive to distinguish ourselves in the industries we select.

Seaboard Timeline

1918
1918
1919
1919
1928
1928
1938
1938
1950
1950
1959
1959
1962
1962

Constructed a flour mill in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1962
1965
1965
1966
1966
1966

Constructed a flour mill in Jacksonville, Florida.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1969
1969

Constructed a flour mill in Georgetown, Guyana. 

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1970
1970

Constructed a flour mill in Culpepper, Virginia.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1973
1973
1973

Acquired a flour mill in Cleveland, Tennessee.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1973

Constructed a new flour mill in Buchanan, Liberia.

Constructed a new flour mill in Buchanan, Liberia.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1973

Constructed a new flour mill in Sapele, Nigeria.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1974
1974

Constructed a flour mill in Port Allen, Louisiana.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1976
1976
1978
1978
1978
1978
1978
1980
1980
1982
1982

Sold all domestic flour mills to Cargill, Inc.

SEABOARD ALLIED MILLING CORPORATION

1982
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1998

Acquired an interest in a flour mill in Haiti.

Acquired an interest in a flour mill in Haiti.

SEABOARD OVERSEAS TRADING GROUP

1998
1998
1998
1998
1999
1999
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2007
2011
2011
2011

Ghana added as a flour and milling location.

SEABOARD OVERSEAS TRADING GROUP

2011

Opened a trade office in Kenya and Canada.

SEABOARD OVERSEAS TRADING GROUP

2011

Reopened operations in Madagascar and Haiti.

SEABOARD OVERSEAS TRADING GROUP

2011
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An integrated food company producing premium pork products for both domestic and international markets.

A premier ocean transportation company providing direct, regular service.

A trading and milling division that consists of vertically integrated commodity trading, processing and logistics companies.

Generates facilities in the Dominican Republic and consists of a system of diesel engines mounted on a floating barge.

The largest producer of turkey products in the U.S.

Mount Dora Farms processes jalapeno peppers at its plant located in Comayagua, Honduras.

Supplies alcohol, sugars & biofuels to industries in the Argentina market.