Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced a donation of about
220,000 Hormel® Compleats® microwave
meals to Feeding America to aid in relief efforts following Tropical
"Our thoughts are with everyone affected by Tropical Storm Irene," said
Julie H. Craven, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel
Foods. "With the clean-up phase underway, we hope these meals are a
convenient way to feed those in need."
Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals
are 10-ounce satisfying meals that feature quality chicken, beef or
turkey as well as flavorful vegetables and pasta, potatoes or rice. They
are ideal for use in a disaster kit because they do not need to be
frozen or refrigerated.
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 500 Index, Dow Jones Sustainability
Indexes, Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes, Global 1000 Sustainable
Performance Leaders and was named one of "The 100 Most Trustworthy
Companies" by Forbes in 2010. 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.
Julie H. Craven, 507-437-5345