AUSTIN, Minn., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), and its current and former team members announced a commitment to donate 200,000 meals to COVID-19 hunger-relief efforts during the company’s virtual live concert event on Friday night featuring Chris Kroeze, runner up on season 15 of NBC’s Emmy Award television show “The Voice.” This commitment is in addition to the company’s previously announced $1 million in cash and product donations to help those impacted.
Company’s live stream event on YouTube to serve as a “Thank You” event for all 20,000 team members around the globe and their families and friends
AUSTIN, Minn., April 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), announced today that it will host a virtual live concert featuring Chris Kroeze, runner-up on season 15 of NBC’s Emmy Award Winning television show, The Voice. The live concert is the latest way the company is thanking team members for their continued efforts to provide food to the world during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Company’s team members working tirelessly to ensure food supply during COVID-19 crisis
AUSTIN, Minn., March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), today announced a special cash bonus to its plant production team members who continue to work tirelessly to produce food during the COVID-19 outbreak. The more than $4 million bonus will be paid to all full- and part-time plant production team members who have been working around the clock to ensure the company’s trusted brands and products are available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AUSTIN, Minn., March 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has taken a leadership role in helping with hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The company has announced a pledge of $1 million in cash and product donations to assist nonprofits with their efforts in addition to its regular, ongoing hunger-relief efforts.
AUSTIN, Minn., March 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has taken prudent action to protect its global workforce of 20,000 team members and stakeholders during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, the company announced its pledge of $1 million in cash and product donations for hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of this crisis.
AUSTIN, Minn., March 09, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The makers of the Happy Little Plants® products have announced a donation of $10,000 to support the efforts of the National Young Farmers Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to agriculture and helping young farmers.
The Happy Little Plants® brand is a new plant-forward, protein offering from Hormel Foods. The brand’s flagship product is a ground plant-based protein alternative containing 20 grams of non-GMO plant protein, with no preservatives, no cholesterol and is gluten-free.
Adoption fees for “Chili” and her puppies to be paid for by Hormel Foods
AUSTIN, Minn., March 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® chili, American’s iconic No. 1 selling chili brand, announced today that it is partnering with the Mower County Humane Society to pay the adoption fees for “Chili”, a yellow Labrador, and her six newly-born pups. Although Chili has been adopted into a good home, her puppies will be available for adoption as soon as they have been weened.
Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with essay competition for U.S. elementary and middle school students
AUSTIN, Minn., March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Three top winners of the ninth annual Hormel Foods Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate office to read their winning essays to employees of the global branded food company. The students – Sinan Sarihan Zafer Elvin from Oak Grove Elementary in Atlanta; Nailah Beachem from Chapel Hill Middle School in Atlanta; and Ashlyn Rose Bryant from Lonoke Middle School in Little Rock, Ark., – claimed top honors in a contest between more than 1,000 entries from 19 schools.
In December, Hormel Foods celebrated the completion of the solar energy project at the Hormel Foods Swiss American Sausage Company facility in Lathrop, Calif. The completion was celebrated at a Flip the Switch event at the manufacturing facility, which produces a variety of pepperoni and salami for foodservice pizza toppings.