AUSTIN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) today announced a donation of product to assist with the relief efforts in Saipan due to Typhoon Soudelor. The donation of more than 20,000 cans of Hormel® Black Label® canned luncheon meat will go to those in need.
“We hope this donation will provide a helpful way to feed the many in need as the difficult process of rebuilding begins,” said James P. Snee, group vice president and president of Hormel Foods International Corporation. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all who have been affected by this devastating event.”
The donation of Hormel® Black Label® canned luncheon meat will provide a source of shelf-stable protein for the people of the area.
About Hormel Foods
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 Index, S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats for 2014, was named the 2013 Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year by Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine, and was again named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the seventh year in a row. Hormel Foods was also recognized as a 2015 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine, on the 2015 Best for Vets Employers List by Military Times, and was named one of the 2015 40 Best Companies for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit http://www.hormelfoods.com.