Butterball was a joint venture of Smithfield Foods and Maxwell Farms , an affiliate of the Goldsboro Milling Co. Seaboard Corporation bought Smithfield’s stake in Butterball in 2010. The company sells over one billion pounds of turkey a year. Though the Butterball brand has been formally recognized since 1940, Butterball was formed in 2006.
According to Butterball, the following products are sold under the Butterball name:
turkey medallions, strips, chicken strips
frozen turkey burgers, mignons, meatballs.