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Smithfield Foods Collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund and Roeslein Alternative Energy Helps Bring Monarch Butterflies Back in Large Numbers

Partnership restores prairie, supports largest monarch migration in 10 years and new revenue model for generating clean, renewable energy
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SMITHFIELD, Va., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is the first food company to participate in a new program with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) to restore key prairie habitat for monarch butterflies, as described in this video.

Smithfield Foods Announces Landmark Investment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Global food company expands “Manure-To-Energy” and other renewables projects in North Carolina, Missouri, and Utah
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October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield Foods Marks Significant Step Toward Zero-Waste-to-Landfill in North Carolina

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SMITHFIELD, Va., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a key step toward achieving zero-waste-to-landfill status across its North Carolina processing facilities. Smithfield will achieve this goal with support from its newest partner, Waste Connections, in a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a food company and waste services provider. The project will create a recycling facility that processes materials specifically from food production facilities.

Smithfield Foods and Feed More Unveil New Tractor-Trailer to Expand Distribution in Rural Counties in Central Virginia

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Richmond, Va., October 10, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Feed More, a hunger-relief organization serving 34 cities and counties in Central Virginia, unveiled a new refrigerated tractor-trailer to support the organization’s efforts to improve product distribution to the eight localities in the southern region of their service area, where almost 25,000 individuals are food insecure.

Techniques for Improving Your Company’s Supply Chain

The most important step to success is to gain visibility to the components that are contributing to your performance.
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By Dennis Organ, senior vice president of supply chain for Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va.

Supply chain improvements can be a substantial undertaking for companies of any size, and often require years to complete. However, it is a task that can deliver substantial benefits in terms of improving efficiencies, enhancing customer service and minimizing a company’s environmental footprint. Here’s how companies can improve their product’s path to market:

Smithfield Foods Unveils New JROTC Facility at Smithfield High School

Part of the Smithfield Foods Legacy Project
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SMITHFIELD, Va., October 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Isle of Wight County Schools unveiled a new Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) fieldhouse for Smithfield High School’s award-winning JROTC program.

The campus addition provides JROTC participants and instructors with needed classroom space and equipment storage for drill and competition practice.

Smithfield Foods Donated Nearly Two Million Servings of Protein During July-September

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Now in its 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield Foods’ signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. Helping Hungry Homes® provides nutritious, high-quality protein to food banks, school nutrition programs, disaster relief efforts, and community outreach programs.

Smithfield Foods Employees Rally Together to Support Feeding America® During Hunger Action Month™

Employees Collect More Than 45,000 Pounds of Non-Perishable Goods for Local Food Banks
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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the success of its employees’ collection efforts during Hunger Action Month, a time when people across the country stand together with Feeding America® and its nationwide network of food banks to fight hunger.

Smithfield Foods Supports Hurricane Florence Disaster-Relief Efforts in North Carolina

Company Provides 480,000 Servings of Protein to Feeding America Through Helping Hungry Homes® Initiative, Commits $100,000 to American Red Cross
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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Following historic flooding and devastation in North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is donating 480,000 servings of protein through its Helping Hungry Homes® initiative to two local food banks and has committed $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support ongoing disaster-relief and recovery efforts in the state.

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