Skip to content

Better Us, Better World

society icon
Governance icon
Good Feeds Us All
Our heart for the planet and people guides our approach to every ounce of food we make.
Thoughtfully tapping into our planet

Simply put, we’re only able to make delicious food if we have a healthy planet to make it on. So it’s critical we work to reduce our consumption of natural resources and inspire others to do the same.

Aiming to be a kind, human company

How we treat people matters. That’s why community is woven through our company’s mission. From empowering our team to supporting those in need, we’re eager to lead by example.

Making progress where it counts

Continuous improvement matters to us. In addition to our annual Global Impact report, we created our 20 By 30 Challenge: 20 world-improving goals to hit by 2030.

View Goals Download Report
plant on a mound of soil
Regenerative Agriculture

Projects that help restore soil and help lessen the effects of climate change are critical to us

clouds with gas bubbles
Greenhouse Gas Emissions / Climate Impact

From our plants to our delivery logistics, we’re minimizing our impact on air quality

compost food waste bags
Food Waste & Loss

As we work toward zero food waste, we’re working to drastically decrease what we contribute to landfills

packaging with eco friendly graphic
Eco-friendly Packaging

We’re making packaging improvements and innovations in order to save materials and promote recyclability

pig in field
Animal Wellbeing

We want every animal to be raised in a healthy environment and treated properly

food on market counter
Nutrition Access

We work to make our products accessible for consumers in every market

clip board with heart
Safety Health & Wellness

Our award-winning safety programs and state-of-the-art health center truly put our team members first

Living Wages

We support our team members and their families by providing a fair living wage and comprehensive benefits package

trio of diverse people
Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Hormel Foods is for everyone and we’re fueled by diverse ideas and backgrounds

donation boxes of food
Food Security

Through donations and volunteering, we’re able to fight hunger and help those in need

graduate with cap

We encourage education through scholarships and a groundbreaking tuition program for team members’ families

package being handed from one person to another

Our partnerships and donations help strengthen communities both near and far

Sun-Powered Snacking
Processing 100,000 pounds of grain a day takes a lot of energy, and this plant gets it from the sun
Learn More