SMITHFIELD, Va., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today its recognition by Military Times in the publication's Best for Vets Employers 2020 ranking. The ranking acknowledges companies for their efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans and military families.
SMITHFIELD, Va., September 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is proud to announce that Megan Supan, operations development manager, in its Wichita, Kansas facility, has been named an emerging leader as part of The Manufacturing Institute's annual STEP Ahead Awards. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry.
SMITHFIELD, Va., September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. became the first major protein company to commit to becoming carbon negative in all company-owned operations in the United States by 2030. A leader in sustainability for more than two decades, the company will go beyond carbon neutrality to effectively remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits. It will achieve this goal without purchasing carbon credits to offset emissions.
SMITHFIELD, Va., August 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods announced a commitment of $2 million over the next two years to support the North Carolina Business Committee for Education, a non-profit organization helping create connections between education and the overall work readiness of citizens across the state. This grant will provide funding for wireless hotspots to better connect students in rural areas as well as address long-term internet access solutions for disadvantaged communities.
SMITHFIELD, Va., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced its largest donation in company history as food banks across the country struggle to meet the increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 virus.
SMITHFIELD, Va., April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that it will provide a $100 million Responsibility Bonus to all its hourly production and distribution center team members. The $100 million Responsibility Bonus, named for Smithfield’s preeminent guiding principle, is on top of a previous $20 million commitment by the company. Employees who miss work due to COVID-19 exposure or diagnosis will receive the Responsibility Bonus.
At Smithfield, we are committed to keeping food on tables across America: today, tomorrow and every day. As a leading global food and protein company, we understand that continuing to deliver nutritious, delicious and affordable food, and protein specifically, to our communities is of vital importance, now more than ever. Our more than 40,000 U.S. team members, thousands of American family farmers and our many other supply chain partners are a crucial part of our nation’s response to COVID-19.
Smithfield’s “Good Food Challenge” welcomes the public to join the company and its brands in support of Feeding America and its nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that feed more than 46 million people.
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Now more than ever, it is important to focus on how we can help our neighbors in need. Smithfield Foods has partnered with Mr. Beast as part of our “Good Food Challenge” to benefit Feeding America by donating a million servings of protein to food banks in North Carolina for COVID-19 relief.
SMITHFIELD, Va., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced more than $3 million in cash and in-kind donations, including four million servings of protein, to support communities across America during the country’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).