CONCORD, NC, August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, U.S. Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12) and Richard Hudson (NC-08) co-hosted the 2019 North Carolina Congressional Award Ceremony.
65 youth from across the state were presented with The Congressional Award, Congress’ highest honor for youth. Each recipient challenged themselves personally and engaged with their communities by setting goals in four program areas – Voluntary Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration.
New Meat-Alternative Products Hitting Shelves in September
SMITHFIELD, Va., August 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced that it is launching a plant-based protein portfolio under the company’s Pure Farmland™ brand. The new line comes in a variety of breakfast patties, meatballs, burger patties, and pre-seasoned protein starters to help consumers grow their plant-based protein options for all meal occasions, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and appetizers.
SMITHFIELD, Va., August 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that construction of a low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm located in Northern Missouri with the city of Milan’s natural gas pipeline has been completed. Renewable natural gas (RNG) produced at the hog farm will be directly injected into the natural gas transmission line flowing into Milan’s natural gas distribution system prior to delivery.
Company will contribute up to $1.5 million to support hunger relief, education, and veterans
SMITHFIELD, Va., August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce that applications for the company’s charitable grant program are now available. First launched in December 2018, Smithfield’s annual charitable grant program supports projects with key non-profit partners that align with the company’s three charitable giving focus areas: hunger relief, education, and veterans.
SMITHFIELD, Va., July 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Town of Smithfield, Virginia announced today the opening of the Clontz Memorial Park Public Boat Ramp on the Pagan River. The new recreational asset was built on 5.7 acres of waterfront land donated by Smithfield Foods, Inc. As the only public boat ramp within Smithfield town limits, the property features floating docks, a 25-foot-wide boat ramp, and parking for 30 vehicles and trailers.
Human Resources team members at Smithfield Foods are focused on promoting an atmosphere of diversity, inclusion, and engagement. Smithfield’s employees come from a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and cultures, which makes the company stronger.