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Sanderson Farms has a record breaking year

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LAUREL, MS (WDAM)- Sanderson Farms announced 2010 was a record breaking year for the company and it plans to open a new plant.

Owner Joe Sanderson said the company made 1.9 billion dollars last year.  The seven percent increase has allowed the company to open a new plant in Kinston, North Carolina.

Sanderson says the Kinston plant has employed 500 people so far and they plan to hire an additional 1,000 by the end of the year.

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