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2018: Simplot receives Energy Star Certification at all US processing plants. Image

2018: Simplot receives Energy Star Certification at all US processing plants.

2018: Simplot receives Energy Star Certification at all US processing plants for second consecutive year.

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2017: Food Processing Magazine awards Caldwell Plant as 2017 “Green Plant of the Year.” Image

2017: Food Processing Magazine awards Caldwell Plant as 2017 “Green Plant of the Year.”

2017: Food Processing Magazine awards Caldwell Plant as 2017 “Green Plant of the Year."

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2017: Simplot Australia’s “John West” Tuna brand recognized by World Wildlife Fund Image

2017: Simplot Australia’s “John West” Tuna brand recognized by World Wildlife Fund

Simplot Australia’s “John West” Tuna brand recognized by World Wildlife Fund for fishing methods, product labeling and human rights in the fishing industry.

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2017: Yankee Fork Restoration / Chiefs Honor Award Image

2017: Yankee Fork Restoration / Chiefs Honor Award

The J.R. Simplot Company and other organizations receive the US Forest Service’s highest honor – the Chiefs Honor Award

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2015: State of Utah Recognizes the J.R. Simplot Company as State’s 2015 Earth Day Award Recipient Image

2015: State of Utah Recognizes the J.R. Simplot Company as State’s 2015 Earth Day Award Recipient

Restoration has been a key consideration of the company’s work at its mining operation located at the foot of the Ashley National Forest in Uintah County, Utah

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2014: USAID Potato Partnership Helps Farmers Fight Late Blight Image

2014: USAID Potato Partnership Helps Farmers Fight Late Blight

The Feed the Future Biotechnology Partnership works to make improved potato varieties available to smallholder farmers in Bangladesh and Indonesia.

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2013: Simplot joins Field to Market, The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture Image

2013: Simplot joins Field to Market, The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

Simplot joins Field to Market, The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

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2013: Simplot Honored for Helping Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Image

2013: Simplot Honored for Helping Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout

The J.R. Simplot Company received a special award for its efforts in environmental protection and enhancement.

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2013 Moses Lake Plant Honored for Environmental Excellence Image

2013 Moses Lake Plant Honored for Environmental Excellence

Simplot receives one of only seven awards presented by the Association of Washington Business.

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2012: Simplot Australia’s Birds Eye® brand Image

2012: Simplot Australia’s Birds Eye® brand

Simplot Australia’s Birds Eye® brand, through REDcycle is working to divert plastics from landfills into a reusable resource.

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2012: Simplot is a founding member of the Potato Sustainability Initiative Image

2012: Simplot is a founding member of the Potato Sustainability Initiative

The Potato Sustainability Initiative is working to improve the sustainability of potato production.

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2011: Plant sciences breakthrough Image

2011: Plant sciences breakthrough

Simplot Plant Sciences announces Innate™ technology

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1991: Replacing trains with a pipeline Image

1991: Replacing trains with a pipeline

The Company completes an underground pipeline

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1980s: Reclamation at Smoky Canyon Image

1980s: Reclamation at Smoky Canyon

The Company begins a program to restore land at its phosphate mines to original condition.

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1980s: Treatment plant in Heyburn Image

1980s: Treatment plant in Heyburn

J.R. Simplot dedicates a wastewater treatment facility at the Company’s Heyburn, Idaho, potato plant.

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1940s: The Company’s beginnings Image

1940s: The Company’s beginnings

From the beginning, J.R. Simplot made business decisions for the long term.

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