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Smithfield Foods Generates Renewable Natural Gas from Wastewater to Power North Carolina Communities

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New partnership with Duke Energy and OptimaBio to Benefit Thousands of Homes and Businesses

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New partnership with Duke Energy and OptimaBio to Benefit Thousands of Homes and Businesses

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Palm Beach County Food Bank

Cheney Brothers Joins the 48th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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LANTANA, Fla. November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Cheney Brothers, Inc. joined forces to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to Palm Beach County Food Bank.

Including Veterans in the Drive Toward Workforce Diversity

By Schwanzetta Williams | Director of Talent Acquisition at Smithfield Foods
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Workforce diversity is essential to a company’s success, but inclusion takes into account the perspectives that ALL employees bring to the workplace. With nearly 98% of employers having or implementing “Diversity and Inclusion” initiatives, it is apparent that diversity and inclusion are important for businesses and critical in developing their talent pipeline. Including veterans as a part of the talent pipeline in an integral measure of championing diversity of ideas and thoughts.

Chef Marcelle Afram of Bluejacket Wins DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight

Signature fundraising event raises over $815,000 for local nonprofit’s culinary training and anti-hunger programs
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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Chef Marcelle Afram took home the top honor last night at DC Central Kitchen’s signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, presented by Smithfield Foods.

This Unlikely Partnership Drives Positive Change in the Food Sector

Words by Tom Murray
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It is imperative that farmers, food companies, policymakers, and environmental advocates collaborate to figure out how to feed a growing global population while minimizing environmental impacts and building a more resilient food system. One company that is stepping up to this challenge is Smithfield Foods.

Saying “Thank You” Through Action. How We Provide Veterans The Post-Military Careers They Deserve.

By Troy Vandenberg
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Many military veterans find themselves in uncharted territory once they begin to transition out of service. A 2012 study conducted by Prudential Financial, Inc., revealed that nearly half of post-9/11 veterans say they are unprepared for the move to the civilian workforce, citing the greatest challenge as finding a job.

Smithfield Foods Supports TeamMates Mentoring Program with $50,000 Donation

Company’s ninth year of partnership to benefit youth in Crete, Nebraska
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CRETE, Neb., October 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has announced the ninth consecutive year of partnership with TeamMates, a mentoring program serving local middle and high school students in Crete, Nebraska.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Harvest Hope Food Bank in South Carolina

W. Lee Flowers joins the 46th stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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FLORENCE, S.C., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with W. Lee Flowers to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to Harvest Hope Food Bank.

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Invest Half Billion Dollars to Become Largest Renewable Natural Gas Supplier in U.S.

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  • Companies doubling investment in Align Renewable Natural GasSM (RNG) joint venture to $500 million, extending largest RNG partnership in U.S.
  • Partnership heavily investing in North Carolina, which is on track to become nation’s leading producer of agricultural RNG, as well as other RNG projects nationwide
  • Companies capturing methane from hog farms and converting it into clean, renewable energy in a form that can be used to heat homes, power businesses, and fuel vehicles
  • Expanded partnership to produce enough RNG to power 70,000 homes and businesses, and reduce the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as taking 500,000 cars off the road or planting 40 million new trees
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  • Companies doubling investment in Align Renewable Natural GasSM (RNG) joint venture to $500 million, extending largest RNG partnership in U.S.
  • Partnership heavily investing in North Carolina, which is on track to become nation’s leading producer of agricultural RNG, as well as other RNG projects nationwide
  • Companies capturing methane from hog farms and converting it into clean, renewable energy in a form that can be used to heat homes, power businesses, and fuel vehicles
  • Expanded partnership to produce enough RNG to power 70,000 homes and businesses, and reduce the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as taking 500,000 cars off the road or planting 40 million new trees

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