A prestigious honor Monday for Austin-based Hormel Foods.
“Minnesota is home to more than 369-thousand veterans and we have a proud tradition of citizen soldiers,” Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith told a group gathered at the corporate offices of Hormel Foods in Austin Monday morning.
For companies, it’s a designation that means “support.” And the latest to earn the honor is Hormel Foods.
“We’ve been designated a Yellow Ribbon Company,” Hormel’s Jim Fiala said.
“We are honored and humbled by this designation, and we hope it inspires others to attract and retain veterans,” added Hormel’s Jim Sheehan.