Seaboard Corporation, an agribusiness and transportation company, engages in the production, processing, and ocean transportation of pork worldwide. Its Pork division engages in hog production and pork processing; and the production and sale of fresh and frozen pork products, such as lunchmeat, ham, bacon, sausage, loins, tenderloins, and ribs, as well as further processed pork products, including raw and pre-cooked bacon under Prairie Fresh and Daily's brands to further processors, foodservice operators, grocery stores, distributors, and retail outlets. This division also produces and sells biodiesel from pork and other animal fats, and vegetable oil. The company's Commodity Trading and Milling division markets wheat, corn, soybean meal, and other commodities to third parties; and engages in grain and feed milling businesses. Seaboard Corporation's Marine division provides containerized cargo shipping service; operates a terminal at the Port of Miami; and off-dock warehouses for cargo consolidation and temporary storage, and a cargo terminal facility at the Port of Houston for temporary storage of bagged grains, resins, and other cargoes. As of December 31, 2012, it operated 6 owned and approximately 30 chartered vessels; and dry, refrigerated, and specialized containers and other related equipment. The company's Sugar division grows sugar cane, produces and refines sugar, produces alcohol, and purchases and resells sugar to retailers, soft drink manufacturers, and food manufacturers. Seaboard Corporation's Power division operates as an independent power producer in the Dominican Republic operating two floating power generating facilities with a system of diesel engines. The company's Turkey division produces, processes, and markets branded and non-branded turkeys, and other turkey products. Seaboard Corporation also purchases and processes jalapeño peppers in the United States. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
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