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Third-party organizations consistently recognize Hormel Foods for our commitment to consumers, employees and the communities where we live and work.
  • Corporate Citizen

    100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine

    In 2017, Hormel Foods was No. 8 on the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens in the United States. It was the ninth consecutive year we were recognized for our dedication to responsible business practices. The rankings are generated from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support.

  • Green Companies

    Top 500 Green Companies in the United States, Newsweek Magazine

    Hormel Foods ranked No. 181 on the 2016 list, up from No. 243 in 2015. The Top Green Companies list ranks the largest publicly traded companies by market capitalization on eight key performance indicators: energy productivity, GHG productivity, water productivity, waste productivity, green revenue score, green pay link, sustainability board committee and audited environmental metrics.

  • Diversity

    Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation

    Hormel Foods received a perfect score of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate LGBT workplace equality. Companies are evaluated in areas such as nondiscrimination workplace protections, domestic-partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBT community.

  • Military Medal

    Best for Vets, Military Times

    Hormel Foods was recognized for the fifth year in a row by Military Times, which gave us a spot on its 2017 Best for Vets: Employers list. Rankings are based on a 90-question survey about how companies recruit people connected to the military; their policies related to veterans, reservists and their families; and the organization’s culture.

  • Military Shield

    Most Influential Companies for Veteran Hiring, Profiles in Diversity Journal

    In 2015, Hormel Foods was named one of the 25 Most Influential Companies for Veteran Hiring, which recognizes companies with a deep commitment to supporting veterans as they make the transition to a civilian workforce. “There are few companies in which the culture and value system are as aligned to those of former service members than Hormel Foods,” the findings stated.

  • Military Ribbon

    Top Military Friendly Employers, G.I. Jobs Magazine

    Hormel Foods has been designated a Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Recognized employers represent the top tier of companies with leading employment solutions for military service members and spouses.