Constructed a flour mill in West Africa
Constructed a flour mill in Freetown, Sierra Leone in West Africa marking Seaboard’s first investment on the African continent.
Constructed a flour mill in Georgetown, Guyana.
Seaboard acquired National Milling of Liberia, located in Buchanan, Liberia. It produced vitamin-enriched wheat flour.
Increased capacity of the Ecuador plant by 50%.
Acquired Mochasa, Ecuador’s leading producer of animal feed.
Began operations at Top Feeds, Ltd., a stockfeeds blending plant in Sapele, Nigeria.
Acquired flour mills in Guanica, Puerto Rico and in Matadi, Zaire from Continental Grain.
Began trading operations in South Africa opening a trading office in Durban.
Acquired interests in flour mills in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Maseru, Lesotho.
Purchased National Milling Corporation in Lusaka, Zambia.
Acquired an interest in and renovated an existing flour mill in Luanda, Angola.
Acquired an interest in Unga, Ltd., a major producer of flour, maize meal, and stockfeeds throughout Kenya.
Acquired an equity interest in a flour mill in Cartagena, Colombia.
Acquired an equity interest in a grain trading business in Peru Commenced rice trading business under the name SeaRice, Ltd.
Acquired a 40% stake in Colombian feed milling company, CIPA S.A, with plants located in Bello and Cartago, Colombia.
Acquired a 25% stake in Plum Grove Pyt, Ltd., a wheat pool manager and merchandiser located in Perth, Western Australia.
Acquired a 50% stake in PS International Ltd., an international trading company specializing in the trading of bulk agricultural commodities, based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
Seaboard Corporation increased its ownership to 70% of PS International (PSI), based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
The SeaRice Caribbean rice and pulses/specialty grains group, based in Miami, Regina (Canada), and Georgetown (Guyana); and SeaRice Geneva have also merged into PSI. The traders and support teams of these operations are now part of PSI.