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J.R. Simplot Company

About the Company

Source: company website

Family-owned and privately held since 1929, the J.R. Simplot Company is an international food and agriculture company with more than 13,000 employees serving customers around the world. The J.R. Simplot Company began to take shape in the farm fields of southern Idaho in the late 1920s. Young J.R. was armed with keen entrepreneurial instincts, constant curiosity, boundless energy and an irrepressible drive. Through the years, J.R.’s belief in the promise of the possible helped him diversify his efforts into a global food and agriculture business.

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