Convoy of Hope is an important partner that helps Hormel Foods carry out its hunger-relief mission
By Kelly Braaten
At Hormel Foods, we are inspired to do our part in helping with hunger-relief efforts around the world. We have significant resources as a food company, but we understand we can’t do it alone. Working with our inspired partners such as Convoy of Hope, Feeding America, Food For The Poor and Caritas, we are able to make a difference every day.
AUSTIN, Minn., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its continued effort to support the U.S. military, the makers of Hormel® Cure 81® hams donated care packages full of Hormel Foods products to 42 Fisher Houses throughout the United States, feeding more than 1,500 military and veterans’ family members for the Easter holiday.
On April 4, industry leaders gathered for several panels at Harvard University’s Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center to discuss topics ranging from food waste to agricultural innovation at the Small Change, Big Impact Food Summit. The event was hosted by Harvard University Dining Services and Hormel Foods.
The problem of food insecurity was a centerpiece of the event, and Greater Boston Food Bank chief operating officer Carol Tienken spoke candidly about the issues facing Massachusetts and the country.
Signs virtual power purchase agreement for wind power
AUSTIN, Minn., April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), maker of SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and many other branded food products, has announced a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for wind energy. Through this and other initiatives, the company will be supplied by almost 50 percent renewable wind power.
Hormel Foods and Harvard University Dining Services to convene summit of institutions, culinary leaders, nonprofits and food companies to collaborate on a more transparent, secure and sustainable food system
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - More than 100 leaders in the food world will convene at Harvard University April 3 and 4 to discuss creating a more transparent, secure and sustainable food system. Led by global branded food company Hormel Foods and Harvard University Dining Services, the Small Change Big Impact Food Summit will bring together leaders and change agents from academia, foodservice, food companies and nonprofits to discuss innovative ideas and powerful insights and to forge new collaborations toward an improved food future.
Hormel Foods to match donation up to $20,000 during drive to donate PB&J sandwiches in local communities where one sandwich equals $1
DALLAS, April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Which Wich’s philanthropic foundation, Project PB&J, was created five years ago with a vision of making the world a better place one PB&J sandwich at a time. This year, with National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day on Tuesday, April 2, Which Wich is teaming up with Hormel Foods and its SKIPPY® peanut butter brand to host a month-long virtual spreading party throughout April to benefit hunger relief efforts in local communities.
Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with an essay competition for elementary and middle school students from across the country
March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three winners of the eighth annual Hormel Foods MLK essay contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate offices today to read their winning essays to company employees. The students – Patrick Brown from Little Rock, Ark., Blessyn Champ from Minneapolis, Minn., and Ben Kim from Atlanta, Ga. – claimed the top honors among hundreds of entries from 19 different schools this year. Their visit to the corporate office marks the second time the company has invited essay winners in for a reading.
Hormel Foods has launched a new podcast series called Our Food Journey™. The podcast series is part of the company’s larger Our Food Journey™ social responsibility efforts inspired by the food the company makes and the difference it makes in the world. The podcast features discussions with renowned master chefs, food entrepreneurs, food scientists and Hormel Foods employees.
The makers of Dinty Moore® brand fight hunger with special event
By Mary Burich
Had you stopped by Atlanta’s Trinity Towers on the morning of Nov. 28, you’d have found precious little evidence of what was about to take place. Until noon, the senior residence’s activity room and adjoining kitchen were still, awaiting the arrival of a bevy of volunteers from Hormel Foods and Goodr, a brand-new community partner of the Minnesota-based food company.