J. R. Simplot Company is one of the largest, privately owned firms in the United States. Operational for more than 70 years, it maintains sales and production operations in various countries by the names of Simplot Australia, Simplot Canadian Potato Plant, Simplot China and Simplot Europe. The company operates food plants in Idaho, Washington and Arkansas. J. R. Simplot Company also has seed operations in Oregon and operates food products, industrial, land and livestock, and turf and horticulture businesses. It has annual sales revenue of more than $4 billion. In addition, the company operates Jacklin Seed, Simplot Partners and Simplot Livestock Company. J. R. Simplot Company s businesses offer a range of specialty items, mashed potatoes, plant nutrients and liquid products. Through its subsidiaries, it provides products under the BEST, APEX, Avail and NutriSphere-N brands. J. R. Simplot Company s Simplot Grower Solutions offers crop protection and seed products and fertilizers, as well as consulting, calibration, sampling and blending services.