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Hormel Foods and Vons Donate SKIPPY® Peanut Butter To Thousands In San Diego Area

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December 5, 2018

San Diego, Calif.

Hormel Foods Corporation and Vons donated more than 5,000 jars of SKIPPY® peanut butter Wednesday to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank to support its mission to provide nutritious food to individuals and families in need in communities throughout San Diego County.

The donation was part of the hunger program created by the makers of SKIPPY® peanut butter in 2018. The program involves a partnership between Hormel Foods and grocery retailers across the country and is part of the company’s philanthropic efforts that focus on hunger and education.

The peanut butter – enough to make more than 80,000 peanut butter sandwiches* – was donated at the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank Holiday Food Drive at Von’s Murphy Canyon location.

“Hormel Foods is proud to partner with Vons to support hunger-relief efforts in the communities served by its stores,” said Aly Sill, brand manager at Hormel Foods. “The SKIPPY® peanut butter hunger program highlights our long-standing relationship with Vons, and we are honored to work together to contribute to those in need.”

“We are humbled and appreciative of our partnership with Hormel Foods and the SKIPPY® brand and for this donation of 5,300 jars of peanut butter to the San Diego Food Bank,” said Shane Dorcheus, president of Albertsons Companies Southern California Division. “We hope this donation will help our local families in most need during this holiday season.”

*Using the National Peanut Board’s calculation of 1 oz. of peanut butter = 1 peanut butter sandwich
About Hormel Foods – Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the tenth year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future – Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ – focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and https://csr.hormelfoods.com/.