Hormel Foods Honored with Employer of the Year Award

Oct 3, 2017 5:15 PM ET

AUSTIN, Minn., October 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) was recently recognized with a silver Stevie Award in the Employer of the Year – Food and Beverage category. Stevie Awards recognize the world’s best employers and the human resources professionals, team achievements and HR-related products and suppliers who help create and drive best places to work.

Janet Hogan, senior vice president of human resources, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

“It is a great honor to be recognized with a Stevie Award as an Employer of the Year in the food and beverage industry,” Hogan said. “It is a true testament to our culture that inspires people to support each other in a way that is irreplaceable, which makes Hormel Foods a great place to work.”

Hormel Foods was selected for:

  • Being an innovative, promote-from-within company that genuinely cares about its people and consumers;
  • Having a collaborative culture with nine employee resource groups; and
  • Having robust training programs.

More than 500 nominations from organizations around the world were evaluated in this year’s competition. A complete list of gold, silver and bronze Stevie Award winners is available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/HR.

About Hormel Foods
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the ninth year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future - Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ - focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and https://csr.hormelfoods.com/.