Hormel Foods Leads the Way

Hormel Foods Leads the Way

2017 Notable Achievements

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 3:45pm

CAMPAIGN: Awards and Recognition


By Kelly Braaten

Hormel Foods is proud to be recognized as one of the best companies in the world each year, and 2017 proved to be no exception. From our top-notch sustainability initiatives to our diversity and inclusion efforts and workplace culture, Hormel Foods received accolades from numerous organizations.

“Hormel Foods recognizes that good business and good stewardship go hand in hand, and we are proud to produce quality food responsibly for people around the world,” said Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer at Hormel Foods. “We appreciate all of the recognition we receive — especially those that focus on our legacy of integrity and corporate citizenship.”

Some of the company’s most notable achievements in 2017 include:

  • #8 100 Best Corporate Citizens: Broke into CR Magazine’s top 10
  • Innovation & Creativity: Award for SKIPPY® P.B. bites by the Grocery Manufacturers Association
  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired in the consumer and food products category
  • World Food Innovation Awards: Finalist in two categories for Hormel Vital Cuisine™ meals
  • 100% Corporate Equality Index: Received a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
  • World’s Best Employers by Forbes
  • Top Regarded Company by Forbes
  • 50 Best Internships in the United States by Vault
  • Best For Vets employer for the fifth year in a row

The trophies, plaques and certificates are not what make these awards so special to Hormel Foods. Rather, it is the recognition of our inspired employees across the globe.

“On behalf of our 20,000 team members, we are honored to be recognized as one of the best employers in the world,” Snee said. “The creativity, innovation and continual growth of our employees are crucial to our company’s future. That’s why we invest in our people and strive for a culture that is consistently recognized for our commitment to our employees and the communities where we live and work.”

For more information about the company’s awards, visit https://www.hormelfoods.com/newsroom/company-news/category/awards-recognition/.