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  • Now coming to food trucks: high-end Spam

    Quartz | April 22, 2015
    In times of economic trouble, Spam flies off the shelves. But now, as the economy improves, Hormel Foods’ canned pre-cooked pork is looking for a new, higher-brow market.
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    Topics: Brands
  • Ground is Broken For New SPAM Museum

    KAAL | April 21, 2015
    For now, it’s a vacant lot on Austin’s north Main Street. But it won’t be long before it’s a location that is attracting tourists by the thousands. “We’re really excited to be here today to break ground on our new SPAM Museum,” Hormel Foods President and CEO Jeffrey Ettinger.
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    Topics: Brands
  • Food Network Chef Sunny Anderson & the Spamerican Tour

    KTLA | April 16, 2015
    Food Network Chef Sunny Anderson and the first taste of the Spamerican Tour with the free Spam Food Truck. Check it out at Toyota Grand Prix, April 17-19 With Chef Sharon Wang, Sugar Bloom Bakery.
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    Topics: Brands
  • Spamerican Tour: Spam Hits the Road in Its Own Food Truck

    BrandChannel | April 16, 2015
    There’s a food truck for pretty much everything, it seems. Now add Spam to the list. The 78-year-old meat mashup is hitting the road this weekend on a 12-city cross-country Spamerican Tour that will be led by brand ambassador (and Food Network chef) Sunny Anderson. Over the next two months, the tour will showcase local recipes and chefs who use Spam in places like Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Chicago, Nashville and Philadelphia.
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    Topics: Brands
  • Hormel recognized for employing veterans

    Austin Daily Herald | April 16, 2015
    Hormel Foods Corp. is still considered a good place to work if you’re a military veteran. Hormel announced Thursday it has been recognized for the third consecutive year on the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers list.
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    Topics: Company, Awards & Recognition
  • There's a Spam food truck serving Spam croissants. Here's where to find it.

    LA Times | April 15, 2015
    There is a Spam food truck, and it's coming to Los Angeles. Let that nugget of golden information sink in, then feel free to do a happy dance. Hormel, the company behind the Spam brand, is launching its first SPAMAMERICAN tour with a food truck. It will be making 12 stops across the country and is starting its Spam-tastic adventure in L.A.
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    Topics: Brands
  • Confessions of a Closet Spam-Eater: Why Love for Spam Should Be Unabashed

    The Daily Meal | April 13, 2015
    In my native Hawaii, Spam is beloved. It has a place at every meal, over rice and stir-fried in noodles and served in thick slices alongside eggs and pancakes. Spam is the bacon on our burgers, the ham in our carbonara, the pigs in our blankets.
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    Topics: Brands
  • Saag’s Diverts 82 Tons of Scrap to Recycling Program

    San Leandro Times | April 09, 2015
    Saag’s Sausage Co. in San Leandro decided it was time to trim the fat – the amount of garbage the company produces, that is. Last year, the company on Factor Avenue reduced what it sends to the landfill by 27 percent, which is 82 tons now going to recycling.
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    Topics: Environment
  • In Korea, Spam Isn't Junk Meat — It's A Treat

    NPR | April 08, 2015
    The advertisement begins with a breezy acoustic-guitar jingle and a young woman peering into soft light. Its message is clear: The product you're about to see is special. It's called Spam. Not the unsolicited email, but the canned, processed pork product introduced during the 1930s. South Koreans eat lots of Spam, it turns out.
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    Topics: Brands
  • Giving to others; Hormel workers donate to homeless vets

    Austin Daily Herald | April 04, 2015
    Hormel Foods Corp. employees have given back once again, this time a little closer to home. After veterans who worked at Hormel’s corporate office and Austin plant heard about a recent increase in homelessness among veterans, Hormel’s Military Veteran Engagement Team decided to do what they could to provide hygienic supplies through the Minnesota Area Council for Veterans.
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    Topics: Community
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