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Hormel Foods Hosts Three Student Winners of its Annual MLK Essay Contest

Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with an essay competition for elementary and middle school students from across the country
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March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three winners of the eighth annual Hormel Foods MLK essay contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate offices today to read their winning essays to company employees. The students – Patrick Brown from Little Rock, Ark., Blessyn Champ from Minneapolis, Minn., and Ben Kim from Atlanta, Ga. – claimed the top honors among hundreds of entries from 19 different schools this year. Their visit to the corporate office marks the second time the company has invited essay winners in for a reading.

PODCAST: Welcome to Our Food Journey

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Hormel Foods has launched a new podcast series called Our Food Journey™. The podcast series is part of the company’s larger Our Food Journey™ social responsibility efforts inspired by the food the company makes and the difference it makes in the world. The podcast features discussions with renowned master chefs, food entrepreneurs, food scientists and Hormel Foods employees.

Expanding Sustainability Through Partnership

Hormel Foods joins with private and nonprofit groups to protect water quality

By Claire Stremple

Doing Goodr

The makers of Dinty Moore® brand fight hunger with special event

By Mary Burich

Had you stopped by Atlanta’s Trinity Towers on the morning of Nov. 28, you’d have found precious little evidence of what was about to take place. Until noon, the senior residence’s activity room and adjoining kitchen were still, awaiting the arrival of a bevy of volunteers from Hormel Foods and Goodr, a brand-new community partner of the Minnesota-based food company.

Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Efforts Featured in Film Festival

Video showcases the company’s efforts to make the world a better place
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The Hormel Foods Our Food Journey™ video that showcases the company’s efforts to make the world a better place is featured in an international corporate citizenship film festival.

The inspirational piece was created as an anthem video to explain to stakeholders what Our Food Journey™ means to the company and to showcase all that Hormel Foods is doing. From hunger-relief efforts to animal welfare and environmental stewardship, Hormel Foods is inspired to make a difference.

Hormel Foods Drives Environmental Sustainability Results Through Annual Competition

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AUSTIN, Minn., February 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) has announced its Austin (Minn.) Plant team has been named the company’s 2018 Environmental Sustainability Best of the Best champion for its heat recovery project. The internal annual Environmental Sustainability Best of the Best award program, now in its 11th year, recognizes teams for their achievements in reducing environmental impacts.

MegaMex Foods Donates a Fire Truck to the City of Sabinas, México


Sabinas is a city of 63,000 residents in the northern state of Coahuila, México. Since 1990, Avomex, the local subsidiary of MegaMex in México, has been producing Wholly Guacamole® dips.

The company is one of the major local employers in the area, providing about 3,200 jobs.

A Journey to Pine Ridge

Hormel Foods and Justin’s team members nourished by trip to feed Oglala Lakota people

By Mary Burich

Hormel Foods Recognizes 10th Anniversary of Project SPAMMY®

Award-winning philanthropic program helps thousands of Guatemalan families.
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AUSTIN, Minn., December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - December marks the 10th anniversary of Hormel Foods Corporation’s (NYSE: HRL) first shipment of SPAMMY®, a shelf-stable poultry product fortified with vitamins and minerals the company developed to help prevent childhood malnutrition in Guatemala. Hormel Foods donates more than 2 million cans of SPAMMY® each year, which helps thousands of families.

Dinty Moore And Goodr Feed Needy Atlanta Seniors One Bowl At A Time

By Amy Barnes

As winter temperatures set in, hot meals for Atlanta’s neediest seniors are often out of reach. Hunger-fight start-up Goodr continued their innovative pop-up approach to food distribution logistics by partnering with food giant Hormel Foods on November 28, 2018, for a free pop-up grocery store featuring staple Dinty Moore stew. Serving up hot bowls of Dinty Moore stew, Kroger biscuits and fresh produce added Southern hospitality to more basic food distribution.


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