Hormel Foods Gives Back to Battle Hunger, Food Insecurity Throughout the COVID-19 Crisis

Company steps up to donate cash and meals to help local communities during the pandemic

By Dean Peters

Hormel Foods continues its role as a leading company committed to helping those in need most fight hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

MegaMex Foods Donating $100,000 in Cash and Products to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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ORANGE, Calif., May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - MegaMex Foods, a leader in the Mexican foods category, has announced donations of cash and products totaling $100,000 to help with COVID-19 relief efforts.

Hormel Foods Announces the First-Ever Hormel Film Festival: One Uncommon Company. Six Uncommon Films Showcasing Heroes Making a Difference

Company to premiere films meant to inspire and comfort during this unprecedented time
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AUSTIN, Minn., May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), announced it will present six powerful and hope-filled short films during a five-day virtual film festival, starting Monday, May 11, and running through May 15. Each film profiles uncommon heroes ranging in age from 12 to 101 who show us that it is possible to thrive against incredible odds.

Applegate Farms, LLC Unveils WELL CARVED™ Product Line To Cater To Conscientious Carnivores

New line of blended burgers and meatballs let consumers have their meat and veggies, too.
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BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Applegate®, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, introduces a new line of organic blended burgers and meatballs designed to satisfy consumers who are mindful of their meat intake and its nutritional, ethical and environmental impact. The new, chef-crafted Well Carved™ product line combines meat with whole vegetables, legumes and grains, and continues the brand’s mission – Changing The Meat We Eat®.

As College Students Face Uncertainty – Hormel Foods Steps Up to Launch Virtual Internship Program for 60 College Students

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AUSTIN, Minn., May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has announced the launch of its virtual internship program to accommodate 60 college students from around the country.

With internships in flux at many corporations due the effects of COVID-19, Hormel Foods believed it was imperative to not only honor its commitment to their inspired summer interns, but rethink and revolutionize its entire program.

Hormel Foods Announces Over $7 Million in Second Round of Special Cash Bonuses for Plant Production Team Members

Welcomes public to thank the country’s food and grocery industry employees
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), today announced a second special cash bonus for its plant production team members who continue to work to produce food during the COVID-19 outbreak. The new $7 million bonus is in addition to the $4 million bonus paid in April and will be paid to all full- and part-time plant production team members who are stepping up to ensure the company’s trusted brands and products are available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hormel Foods Continues to Make a Difference Through its Environmental Stewardship Efforts


In 2019, Hormel Foods not only made a difference in the countless lives of people throughout the world through our hunger relief efforts, we also made significant progress with our environmental stewardship efforts.

Surpassing a Powerful Goal

Hormel Foods Brings its Pantry Project Live to Instagram

Chef and TV Expert from East and West Coast will offer great-tasting pantry recipes in a live cooking show
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vanessa Cantave, a New York City-based chef and caterer; and Laurie March, Los Angeles home expert, TV personality and producer; are headlining a Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL)-hosted Instagram Live (@hormelfoods) event on Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. Eastern time/10 a.m. Central time/9 a.m. Mountain time/8 a.m. Pacific time.

Hormel Foods Donates an Additional 200,000 Meals to COVID-19 Hunger-Relief Efforts During Virtual Live Concert of Hope and Thanks

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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.

Hormel Foods to Host Live Virtual Concert Starring NBC’s The Voice Runner-Up Chris Kroeze, Minnesota Native and Nashville Recording Artist Natalie Murphy & Multitalented Singer-Songwriter and TV Personality Nick Hoffman

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
Press Release

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.


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