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2010-01-20 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Morrell & Co. announced today that it would permanently close its hog processing and fresh meat fabrication plant located in Sioux City, Iowa, effective April 20, 2010. The Sioux City plant processes hogs and produces boneless loins and other fresh pork products. John Morrell is a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD). "We deeply regret having to close this facility," said Joseph B. Sebring, president of John Morrell. "We...

2009-02-17 06:05:00

SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) today released additional details of a restructuring plan that will consolidate and streamline the corporate structure and manufacturing operations of its pork group and make the company more competitive. The plan will improve operating efficiencies and increase utilization. Reorganization As part of the plan, a reorganization will consolidate several business units: John Morrell & Co. and Farmland...