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Cooking with Science

Food scientists explain the alchemy of food

By Ethan Watters

Culinologist isn’t a job title that most people are familiar with. So Brian Andrews and Joel Reiman, two resident practitioners at Hormel Foods, often find themselves answering variations on the question “What is it you do, exactly?”

Andrews has a simple answer. “Culinology is a blending of the science and the art of cooking,” he said. This is true, but somewhat modest.

Reiman has a slightly different spin.

Giving Food and Thanks

Justin’s team pairs with Conscious Alliance to help brighten holidays

By Mary Burich

At a time of year when we all tend to think of others a little more often, Justin’s team members are continuing a nine-year partnership with Conscious Alliance to help bring food and friendship to their part of the country.

Our Food Journey™

Our Food Journey™ is inspired not only by the food we make, but by the difference we can make in this world.

Our belief is that good business and good stewardship go hand in hand.

Given our role in helping to feed America and the world for over 125 years, we know that building social value and creating economic value are not competing goals. For us, there is no daylight between good citizenship and good business.

Hormel Foods Leads the Way

2017 Notable Achievements

By Kelly Braaten

Hormel Foods is proud to be recognized as one of the best companies in the world each year, and 2017 proved to be no exception. From our top-notch sustainability initiatives to our diversity and inclusion efforts and workplace culture, Hormel Foods received accolades from numerous organizations.

Hormel Foods Partners with Operation Gratitude to Send 52,000 Letters to Troops

The company gives back at Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it has partnered with Operation Gratitude and set a goal to send 52,000 letters of thanks to active duty service members overseas.

Through its sponsorship with the Super Bowl Host Committee, Hormel Foods is using its activation space at Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon to have attendees write letters of appreciation to deployed troops. The thank you letters will accompany 52,000 care packages sent to active duty service members by Operation Gratitude.

Hormel Foods Receives Numerous Awards for Corporate Responsibility Report

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it has received several awards for its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report. The company’s annual report provides information about the company’s goals and progress as a leading corporate citizen.

Keeping the Dream Alive

What does Martin Luther King Jr. mean to young people?

By Mary Burich

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Hormel Foods is helping young people continue his work.

Waste Not, Want Not

The big picture of food waste

By Katie Plumski

Over 42 million Americans live in food insecure households while landfills within our country are increasingly over-burdened. The need to focus on food waste challenges has never been more urgent than now.

Winging Supplies Across the Skies

How Louis Olsen takes philanthropy to new heights

by Mary Burich

Combining two loves is always a thrill. Using them to help those in need can put you on cloud nine. Or even above it, as the case may be.

That’s exactly what Minnesota native Louis Olsen did recently when he loaded his plane with the likes of work gloves, diapers and mosquito repellant – as well as 384 cans of SPAM® products – to aid victims and first responders of Hurricane Harvey.

Hormel Foods Donates $370K to the United Way

by Mike Stoll

The United Way of Mower County has an additional $370,000 to put toward its programs thanks to donations from Hormel Foods employees.

A check for the raised amount, which was collected over a four-week campaign that kicked off in October, was presented to the UWMC on Tuesday morning at the Hormel Foods North Corporate Office.

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