History

1966 Acquired a flour mill in Guayaquil, Ecuador, in a joint venture with Continental Grain Company, marking first overseas operation.
1968 Constructed a flour mill in Freetown, Sierra Leone in West Africa marking Seaboard’s first investment on the African continent.
1969 Constructed a flour mill in Georgetown, Guyana.
1977 Increased capacity of the Ecuador plant by 50%.
1978 Acquired Mochasa, Ecuador’s leading producer of animal feed.
Expanded capacity of the Liberian flour mill by 50 percent.
Expanded capacity of the Nigerian flour mill by 100 percent.
Began operations at Top Feeds, Ltd., a stockfeeds blending plant in Sapele, Nigeria.
1983 Acquired Holsum Bakers and Seaboard Bakeries of Puerto Rico.
1985 Constructed a new plant for polypropylene bags in Sapele, Nigeria.
1986 Commenced shrimp farming operations in Ecuador.
1992 Acquired flour mills in Guanica, Puerto Rico and in Matadi, Zaire  from Continental Grain.
1996 Began trading operations in South Africa opening a trading office in Durban.
Acquired an interest in a flour mill, pasta plant, and biscuit factory in Beira, Mozambique.
1998 Acquired interests in flour mills in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Maseru, Lesotho.
Commissioned a multi-million rehabilitation of the flour mill in Haiti.
Purchased National Milling Corporation in Lusaka, Zambia.
1999 Acquired an interest in and renovated an existing flour mill in Luanda, Angola.
2000 Acquired an interest in Unga, Ltd., a major producer of flour, maize meal, and stockfeeds throughout Kenya.
Acquired through privatization the assets of a state-owned flour mill in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo.
2007 Acquired an equity interest in a flour mill in Cartagena, Colombia.
Acquired an equity interest in a grain trading business in Peru
Commenced rice traidng business under the name SeaRice, Ltd.
2008 Created a joint venture company in Ecuador between affiliate Molinos del Ecuador, Moderna Alimentos, and Molino electromoderna to form Grupo Moderna.
2010 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 Pty, Ltd – a wheat pool manager and merchandiser located in Perth, Western Australia.
Acquired Fillmore Seeds – a processor and shipper of specialty crops and 45% of Stewart Southern Railway, a short-line railroad servicing the Fillmore Seeds facilities located in Fillmore, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Seaboard aquired a 50% stake in PS International Ltd, an international trading company who specializes in the trading of bulk agricultural commodities based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
2012 Seaboard Corporation increased its ownership in PS International based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to 70%. The SeaRice Caribbean rice and pulses/specialty grains groups based in Miami, Regina, and Georgetown (Guyana) and SeaRice Geneva have also merged into PSI, and the traders and support teams of these operations are now part of PSI.
Seaboard acquired a new mill facility in Tema, Ghana. The new company is called Flour Mills of Ghana Ltd (FMGL).
2013 Increased ownership in PS International to 85%.
Acquired 49% of Paramount Mills, an industrial milling operation located in East London, South Africa.
Invested in further Guyana rice milling assets through joint venture—-SeaRice Caribbean Guyana.
Opened grain trading office in Singapore.
Completed construction on flour mill in Banjul, Gambia through joint venture–Gambia Milling Corporation, Ltd.
2014 Acquired 30% of RussellStone Protein, a soy crush operation outside of Pretoria, South Africa.
Acquired 50% ownership in Belarina Alimentos, a company specializing in the Brazilian bakery market.
2015 Acquired 25% ownership in Bag Yaglari, a cotton and soy crush operation located in Izmer and Iskenderun, Turkey.
The African HHB, Seaboard’s second vessel, flag ship of a new fleet of shallow draft/fuel efficient bulk cargo, sales her first maiden voyage in November.
2016 The African Kalmia, Seaboard’s third vessel completes her maiden voyage in January.
The African Magnolia, Seaboard’s final vessel in a series of four sets sail in April.
Acquired 98% interest in Belarina Alimentos, S.A., located in Sao Paulo, Brazil.