Porsche White and why she wants everyone to belong
By Mary Burich
Tommy Swearingen has the privilege of meeting a lot of employees in his job as human resources manager at MegaMex Foods. Even so, he remembers vividly the day in 2008 when Porsche White crossed his path. What’s more, in the years since their first meeting, he’s been able to watch her make a difference in the life of Hormel Foods and perhaps more important, in the lives of its workers.
AUSTIN, Minn., May 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced that it was ranked No. 16 on the 19th annual Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.
This is the 10th consecutive year the company has been on the list and the fourth time the company has been in the top 20. The roster recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies across the U.S.
Hormel Foods and CytoSport honor Northern California firefighters; help feed residents
By Mary Burich
When Ryan Bennie mentioned that he and his fellow firefighters “need a break,” he was saying a mouthful. Ryan was front and center during the Northern California wildfires that erupted in October 2017, racking up more than $9 billion in damages and taking dozens of lives along the way.
Creating special food for special needs keeps Tim Garry at the table
By Mary Burich
Wanting food to look appealing and taste good is a reasonable expectation. But for many people – those who suffer from cancer or a swallowing disorder known as dysphagia, for example – there are no guarantees. All of that is changing, however, thanks in part to Hormel Foods and people like Tim Garry.
Tim is part of Hormel Health Labs, where the mission is to provide nourishment for people with special dietary requirements. People who are often overlooked, he says.
Giving back to veterans, service members and their families for the holidays
By Rick Williamson
On March 30, the Hormel® Cure 81® brand and members of the Hormel Military Veterans Engagement Team (HMVET) donated care packages full of Hormel Foods products to the Minneapolis Fisher House Foundation to feed military families for the Easter holiday.
Awards recognize seven critical partners for their outstanding commitment to ending hunger
Like most widespread issues, local hunger can only be solved when the whole community works together. To help draw attention to the issue of hunger and recognize some of those who are making a difference to end it, Second Harvest Heartland recently announced seven Hunger Heroes who are making a compassionate impact.
Conservation tips from Coulter Wood, senior staff engineer
By Kelly Braaten and Coulter Wood
This Earth Day, we asked Coulter Wood, a senior staff engineer at Hormel Foods who is responsible for the company’s energy management, to share some of his favorite tips — things people can do in their own lives to help preserve the Earth’s resources. Check out his thoughts and learn more about Coulter and his role at the company below!