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Washington, D.C. 20549

Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): October 27, 2020
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
New York
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
3736 South Main Street, Marion, New York 14505-9751
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including zip code)
(315) 926-8100
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
Title of Each Class
Trading Symbol
Name of Each Exchange on
Which Registered
Common Stock Class A, $.25 Par
NASDAQ Global Market
Common Stock Class B, $.25 Par
NASDAQ Global Market
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Item 5.02       Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Retirement of Thomas Paulson from Seneca Foods Corporation Board of Directors
On October 27, 2020 Thomas Paulson notified the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Seneca Foods Corporation (the “Company”) of his decision to retire from the Board effective immediately. Mr. Paulson has served as a director of the Company since 2004 and his retirement is not due to a disagreement with the Company relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
Item 9.01     Financial Statement and Exhibits
Exhibit 104      Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within Inline XBRL document)
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date:                    October 28, 2020
By: /s/Timothy J. Benjamin
Timothy J. Benjamin
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer