Simplot Co., J. R.

J.R. Simplot Company.

J.R. Simplot Company
6360 S Federal Way
Boise, ID 83716-9617

Phone: 208-384-8000


The J. R. Simplot Company is a privately held food and agribusiness corporation based in Boise, Idaho. We employ approximately 10,000 people in the U.S., Canada, China, Mexico, and Australia.

Annual sales are about $3 billion, derived principally from food, fertilizer, turf and horticultural, cattle feeding, and other enterprises related to agribusiness.

Simplot is one of the world's largest frozen-potato processors, annually turning out 3 billion pounds of french fries and other potato products worldwide.

The firm also is one of the nation's largest beef-cattle producers, and ranks as a major agricultural-fertilizer manufacturer, with markets in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

The company is named for founder J.R. Simplot, who now serves as Chairman Emeritus.