Supporting the Military

Hormel Foods is known for its long tradition of supporting our troops, both in peacetime and war. This support continues today through the company’s products used to feed our active-duty servicemen and women, as well as providing career opportunities for veterans as they transition from active-duty service to the next phase of their lives as civilians.

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Education

Hormel Foods Announces 2022 Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients
The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or a foodservice management program.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Hormel Foods Recognized as a Best for Vets Employer for Ninth Year in a Row
Hormel Foods Corporation announced it has been ranked No. 32 on Military Times’ Best for Vets: Employers 2021 list. This is the ninth consecutive year the company has made the list.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Hormel Foods Announces Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients
The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program, created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or foodservice management, is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Hormel Foods Recognized as a Best for Vets Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year
Hormel Foods Corporation today announced it has been recognized on the 2019 Best for Vets Employers ranking by Military Times. This is the seventh consecutive year the company has made the list, which evaluates many factors that make a company or organization a good fit for military veterans.

Education

Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients Announced
Hormel Foods Corporation today announced the recipients of this year’s $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program and is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Bringing Home Cooked to the House
On March 30, the Hormel® Cure 81® brand and members of the Hormel Military Veterans Engagement Team (HMVET) donated care packages full of Hormel Foods products to the Minneapolis Fisher House Foundation to feed military families for the Easter holiday.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Hormel Foods Partners with Operation Gratitude to Send 52,000 Letters to Troops
Hormel Foods Corporation announced that it has partnered with Operation Gratitude and set a goal to send 52,000 letters of thanks to active duty service members overseas.

Through its sponsorship with the Super Bowl Host Committee, Hormel Foods is using its activation space at Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon to have attendees write letters of appreciation to deployed troops. The thank you letters will accompany 52,000 care packages sent to active duty service members by Operation Gratitude.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Hormel Foods Recognized with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Proclamation
Hormel Foods announced today that it was recognized by the state of Minnesota with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon proclamation. Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith, Major General Jon Jensen, Adjutant General Minnesota National Guard, joined Jim Sheehan, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Hormel Foods, and hundreds of employees for the ceremony.

The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon network recognized Hormel Foods for its long tradition of supporting our troops, both in peacetime and war. This support continues today through the company’s products used to feed our active duty servicemen and women, but also providing career opportunities for veterans as they transition from active duty service to the next phase of their lives as civilians.

Diversity & Inclusion

Beyond The Yellow Ribbon
Hormel Foods was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs for making the support and care of service members, veterans and their families a priority. Our veteran employees share what the the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon distinction means to them.

Education

Hormel Foods Announces 2017 Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients
Hormel Foods Corporation today announced the recipients of its $10,000 2017 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support female students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program, and is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

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