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5/8/2018
8:00 AM ET
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Hormel Foods Recognized as a Best for Vets Employer for Sixth Year in a Row

5/8/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year on the Military Times Best for Vets Employers list. The company ranked No. 75 on the list, which evaluates many factors that make a company a good fit for military veterans."At Hormel Foods, we are grateful for those who serve and have served our country," said Janet Hogan, senior vice president of ...

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5/7/2018
2:27 PM ET
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Hormel Foods Ranked No. 16 on 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

5/7/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced that it was ranked No. 16 on the 19th annual Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. This is the 10th consecutive year the company has been on the list and the fourth time the company has been in the top 20. The roster recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies acr...

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4/30/2018
2:50 PM ET
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Hormel Foods Corporation Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call

4/30/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) invites you to participate in a conference call with Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer, and Jim Sheehan, senior vice president and chief financial officer, to discuss the company's second quarter financial results. The company will issue its earnings press release before the markets open on Thursday, May 24, 2018, and will host ...

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4/6/2018
8:00 AM ET
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Hormel Foods Honors 90 Suppliers with Spirit of Excellence Award

4/6/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) recently awarded 90 suppliers with a 2017 Spirit of Excellence Award for their roles in the company's continuous improvement process throughout the last year. These suppliers are from a variety of areas including contractors, pork procurement, provisions, ingredients, packaging and transportation."We are proud to partner with these outstanding suppliers and congratu...

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4/5/2018
11:00 AM ET
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Commercial

The Makers of Hormel® Natural Choice® Deli Meats Announce New National Ad Featuring Comedic Actress Judy Greer

4/5/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of Hormel®Natural Choice® deli meats announced today the extension of its Make the Natural Choice® advertising campaign featuring actress Judy Greer, created to showcase its 100 percent natural* deli meats made without artificial preservatives or ingredients. The campaign, originally developed in 2015 with BBDO Minneapolis, aims to start a conversation and create awareness for a better deli ...

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3/26/2018
4:30 PM ET
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Hormel Foods Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

3/26/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a multinational marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, announced today that its quarterly dividend on the common stock, authorized by the Board of Directors at eighteen and three quarter cents (18.75¢) a share on March 26, 2018, will be paid May 15, 2018, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 16, 2018.The May 15 payment will be ...

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3/6/2018
7:00 AM ET
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Hormel Foods Announces Leadership Appointments

3/6/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), one of the world's leading branded food companies, today announced that Jeff Frank, president of MegaMex Foods (Orange, Calif.), has been named vice president of Foodservice marketing at the company's global headquarters (Austin, Minn.). Frank replaces David Weber, who was recently promoted to vice president of Foodservice sales. Ryan Michaelis, vice president of s...

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2/26/2018
9:00 AM ET
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The Makers of SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Announce National Advertising Campaign: BE SMOOTH LIKE SKIPPY™

2/26/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of SKIPPY® peanut butter announced today the launch of the BE SMOOTH LIKE SKIPPY™ national advertising campaign created to showcase the smoothness and deliciousness of SKIPPY® peanut butter. The BE SMOOTH LIKE SKIPPY™ campaign includes a series of videos with child actor Cooper Friedman performing a variety of smooth tasks, as well as enjoying SKIPPY® peanut butter. The campaign, which inclu...

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2/22/2018
6:30 AM ET
Earnings Release

Hormel Foods Announces Record First Quarter Results And Increases Guidance Due To Tax Reform

2/22/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a leading global branded food company, today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2018. All earnings per share estimates assume a fiscal 2018 full year tax rate of 17.5 - 20.5 percent.EXECUTIVE SUMMARYRecord diluted earnings per share of $0.56, up 27% from 2017 EPS of $0.44Sales of $2.3 billion, up 2%; Organic net sales1 up 1% Volume of 1.2 billion lbs....

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2/14/2018
8:00 AM ET
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Hormel Foods Announces New Executive Role and Advancements

2/14/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) today announced the appointment of Jeff Baker, group vice president, Foodservice, to the newly created role of group vice president, Deli. Baker will report to Tom Day, executive vice president, Refrigerated Foods. In this new role, Baker will lead all of the deli offerings from across the enterprise, including Columbus Craft Meats, the Jennie-O Turkey Store deli div...

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2/6/2018
8:52 AM ET
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Hormel Foods Announces the Retirement of Steve Binder, Executive Vice President and President, Hormel Business Units and the Advancement of Tom Day to Executive Vice President, Refrigerated Foods

2/6/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 6 , 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), today announced that Steve Binder, executive vice president and president Hormel Business Units, will retire at the end of the Second Quarter Fiscal 2018. The company also announced the advancement of Tom Day to executive vice president, Refrigerated Foods. Day currently serves as group vice president, Refrigerated Foods. "The experience and knowledge of our senior ...

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2/3/2018
11:00 AM ET
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Hormel Foods Partners with Operation Gratitude to Send 52,000 Letters to Troops

2/3/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) announced today 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 tha...

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1/31/2018
7:41 PM ET
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Hormel Foods Partners with Operation Gratitude to Send 52,000 Letters to Troops

1/31/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) announced today 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 th...

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1/16/2018
3:00 PM ET
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Hormel Foods Receives Numerous Awards for Corporate Responsibility Report

1/16/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it has received several awards for its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report. The company's annual report provides information about the company's goals and progress as a leading corporate citizen.The American Society of Professional Communicators awarded the company with a Colonial Award for Excellence in the best interactive online experience and best phot...

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1/16/2018
12:49 PM ET
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Hormel Foods Corporation First Quarter Earnings Release and CAGNY Conference Webcast

1/16/2018

AUSTIN, Minn., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it will issue its earnings press release before the markets open on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer and Jim Sheehan, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's first quarter results at 4:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, February 22, 2018, during their p...

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