We invest in partnering with emerging food companies and entrepreneurs that create breakthrough products that improve the lives of consumers.
Who we are
We are the corporate venturing group for Hormel Foods, a global branded food company inspired to make great food and make a difference for our consumers, customers, team members, business partners, and the communities where we live and work.
What we do
Connect emerging food companies and entrepreneurs to Hormel Foods, our resources, and industry leading expertise to build collaborative relationships and support their development through strategic partnerships.
Areas of Focus
Meat alternatives l Ingredients
Novel ingredients l Next Gen food production l Food Safety l Sustainability
Sustaining snacking l Personalized nutrition
New business models
Direct to consumer
Insights and Expertise
Our connection to Hormel Foods and our large family of companies, such as Justin’s and Applegate, gives us access to world-class insights and expertise in the following areas:
We’re excited about new opportunities to collaborate. If you believe your company would be of interest to 199 Ventures, please complete our submission form.