Environment

Environment

We are inspired to do our part in making the world a better place. That's why we place great emphasis on the environment when producing products for customers and consumers around the world. To minimize our environmental impact, we’ve set goals to reduce our nonrenewable energy use, water use, solid waste sent to landfills and greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent by 2020. In addition, we also aim to reduce our product packaging by 25 million pounds by 2020.

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Hormel Foods Continues to Make a Difference Through its Environmental Stewardship Efforts
In 2019, Hormel Foods not only made a difference in the countless lives of people throughout the world through our hunger relief efforts, we also made significant progress with our environmental stewardship efforts. Surpassing a Powerful Goal As part of Our Food Journey™, in 2019...
Apr 22, 2020 4:30 PM ET
Hormel Foods Celebrates Completion of Solar Array at Its Swiss American Sausage Company Facility in California
In December, Hormel Foods celebrated the completion of the solar energy project at the Hormel Foods Swiss American Sausage Company facility in Lathrop, Calif. The completion was celebrated at a Flip the Switch event at the manufacturing facility, which produces a variety of pepperoni and salami for foodservice pizza toppings. The solar array consists of approximately 2,000 panels...
Mar 5, 2020 10:00 AM ET
The Top 6 Companies That Are Helping Us Save the Bees
By Jenny Krane The bee population is in crisis right now, and it’s up to us to restore their natural habitat and encourage them to reenter our green spaces. Without bees, we wouldn’t have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, or get to pick up huge, dinner-plate-sized dahlias at the farmers market. ...
Jun 7, 2019 12:15 PM ET
Hormel Foods to Become Powered by Nearly 50 Percent Renewable Energy
AUSTIN, Minn., April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), maker of SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and many other branded food products, has announced a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for wind energy. Through this and...
Apr 10, 2019 9:45 AM ET
Farmers Focus on Maximizing Soil Health
BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn., August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Farmers in the Cedar River Watershed gathered last week and learned from local experts how maximizing soil health can economically benefit their operations while protecting water quality. The event was a free field day organized by a new public-private-nonprofit partnership. The Cedar River Watershed Partnership organized the event...
Aug 21, 2018 2:05 PM ET

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