A Perfect 10: Introducing This Year's 10 Under 20 Food Heroes

By Mary Burich

Nine young people – most not old enough to drive – and one organization filled with preteens received high honors from Hormel Foods. Each one was recognized by the 10 Under 20 Food Heroes Awards program during the company’s first-ever Spirit Week, Sept. 14-18, 2020. In addition to their youth, the recipients share the dream of erasing hunger and creating a more livable planet.

Hormel Foods Donates More than 540,000 Pounds of Sausages to Convoy of Hope to Help Combat Hunger

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, today announced it has donated more than 540,000 pounds of foodservice breakfast sausages to Convoy of Hope, a nonprofit organization with a driving passion to feed the world through feeding initiatives for children, community outreach events and disaster response efforts. Over 64,000 cases of breakfast sausages are being distributed to a variety of food shelves throughout Texas, California, South Carolina, Missouri, Iowa and Florida.

Hormel Foods Joins Dine, Shop & Share for No Kid Hungry Campaign

From now until Oct. 16, 2020, the company will match donations, up to $10,000
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, has announced its participation in the Dine, Shop & Share for No Kid Hungry campaign, aimed at raising funds to help kids get the meals they need to learn.

Hormel Foods Achieves Packaging Reduction Goal, Continues its Food Journey Progress in 14th Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

The company prepares to launch its new corporate responsibility goals this fall
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the launch of its 14th annual corporate responsibility (CR) report. The report is available online at https://csr.hormelfoods.com/ and includes information about the company’s CR progress in fiscal 2019.

Collaboration Drives Water Stewardship Forward in the Food Sector

By Kate Zerrenner

By 2025, around 1.8 billion people will live in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity. Because the agricultural sector accounts for around 70 percent of all freshwater use, it must play a significant part in protecting and preserving water quality and quantity.

Hormel Foods Recognized as a Best for Vets Employer for Eighth Consecutive Year

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., August 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has been ranked No. 43 on Military Times’ Best for Vets: Employers 2020 list.

This is the eighth consecutive year the company has made the list, which evaluates many factors that make a company or organization a good fit for military veterans.

Hormel Foods to Provide Free College Education to the Children of its Employees

Inspired Pathways program will grant a two-year college degree program tuition to dependent children of the company’s employees beginning in 2021
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods announced today that it is making a commitment to provide the opportunity of a college education to the dependent children of its inspired team members. The program comes at a time when paying for college has become a hardship for many people, and as community colleges, the foundation of so many communities in the United States, struggle with enrollment.

Gina Grundmeier's Pay It Forward

#NominateGood winner believes in Pay(ing) it Forward

By Mary Burich

Life once gave Gina Grundmeier a proverbial lemon, but the Dexter, Minn., resident barely missed a beat before turning it into something sweet. Her charitable home-remodeling organization, Pay it Forward, rose from the ashes, so to speak, of a house fire that left Gina and her family homeless and without belongings.

It was a bitter pill to swallow for the self-described “sentimental girl.” “We lost so many things that are irreplaceable,” she says.

Hormel Foods Canada Donates More Than 75,000 Pounds of Food to Second Harvest Partner Agencies Across Canada to Help Feed Those in Need

Press Release

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Canada is donating more than 75,000 pounds of Hormel Gatherings® party trays (approximately 75,000 meals*) to Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food recovery organization, to help to feed families in need during these extraordinary times.

Hormel Foods Named to 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 12th Consecutive Year

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by 3BL Media, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest, U.S. public companies.


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